Convergence callls: 10 telecom trends to impact IT companies
Tuesday, June 08, 2004 - :49 AM
Topic: 6DEPLOY
Posted by: Jordi

Networking companies that are eyeing Defense Department contracts will need IPv6 partners. Beyond that, adoption of the Internet standard will likely be slow but steady.

Cody Christman, director of product engineering at Verio, said agencies are testing IPv6 but don't yet see a compelling reason to change. Verio was one of the first companies to offer commercial IPv6 service across its national network. "What they might not understand is it's not a forklift upgrade," Christman said. "Upgrading our backbone cost us nothing."

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