Federal agencies are under an OMB mandate to make sure their computer networks can handle IPv6. That’s the communications protocol that ensures the Internet will keep going well into the future. Enterprise networks are starting to get there. But what about teleworkers that might be using routers at home? Tim Winters, senior IP manager at the University of New Hampshire’s interoperability lab, explains why the predicted draining of the old protocol means you have to switch.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.