Government Computer News' Tech Blog comments on the Network World article on IPv6.
Although the IPv6 upgrade is sometimes compared to the Year 2000 date change, the two IT-related deadlines have little in common. IPv6 is a long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol known as IPv4.
U.S. federal agencies have six months to meet a deadline to support IPv6, an upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol known as IPv4. But most agencies are not grabbing hold of the new technology and running with it, industry observers say.
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