Enroute to IPv6, DOD to help define standards
Friday, December 10, 2004 - :52 PM
Topic: 6DEPLOY
Posted by: Jordi

All the Defense Departmentís IT acquisitions are supposed to work with IPv6 in preparation for the 2008 migration to the new version of the Internet protocols. Therefore the first thing the departmentís IPv6 Transition Office has to do is decide what it means to be IPv6 capable and help define the standards for implementing the protocols, Transition Office staffers said Thursday at the U.S. IPv6 Summit in Reston, Va.

The office is currently defining the technical requirements for various categories of hardware and software products, said Alan Sekelsky of SI International Inc., Reston, Va., which has a support contract for the office.

Complete information at GCN.

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