Agency planning for move to IPv6 needs improvement, GAO says
Monday, July 31, 2006 - :56 PM
Topic: 6DEPLOY
Posted by: Jordi

With significant challenges ahead for agencies as they move to Internet Protocol Version 6, the Government Accountability Office is questioning whether the government is doing enough to be successful.

In an audit released today of 24 major agencies between Aug. 2005 and May 2006, GAO found 10 agencies have yet to develop policies and enforcement mechanisms to ensure the transition to the new protocol. The Office of Management and Budget has given agencies until June 30, 2008 to move their network backbone to IPv6.

Complete info at GCN, FCW, Washington Technololgy and ComputerWorld.

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