Ask not what you can do for IPv6, but rather what IPv6 can do for you
Wednesday, February 21, 2007 - :15 AM
Topic: 6DEPLOY
Posted by: Jordi

The Federal CIO Council has come up with some useful definitions to help take some of the guesswork out of the mandate to move agency backbones to IPv6 by next year.

The Office of Management and Budget in 2005 directed agencies to make the move to the next generation of Internet Protocols, setting a deadline of July 2008 for making core networks IPv6 compatible. But OMB did not explain exactly what it meant. In self-defense, the CIO Councilís IPv6 Working Group defined the scope of the transition to provide agencies with a manageable task, said John W. McManus, deputy CIO at the Commerce Department and co-chairman of the working group.

Complete info at GCN and FCW.

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