GSA offers a wide choice of competed contracts providing Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) support such as:
GSA: Supporting agency customer compliance with OMB Memorandum 05-22
OMB Memorandum requires that an agency's backbone (aka "network core") be capable of transmitting both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic, and supporting IPv4 and IPv6 addresses by June 30, 2008. This is the first step in an Agency's transition to IPv6.
Requirements for more address space, simpler address design and handling at the IP layer, better Quality of Service support, greater security, and an increasing number of media types and internet-capable devices, have all contributed to drive the development of IPv6.
Technically speaking, IPv6 fully deployed desktop to desktop provides the following benefits:
Agencies are facing tough IPv6 transition challenges to ensure:
GSA: Supporting a full agency transition from IPv4 to IPv6
A full range of agency mission improvements will be realized only after applications, peripheral, and other IT assets not included in the OMB memorandum, are fully upgraded to IPv6. GSA provides agencies with immediate contractual access to industry leading solutions at prices better than can be found elsewhere.
Why choose GSA?
GSA provides agencies with a wide range of IPv6 options, under contract, that provide access to the best solutions industry has to offer at industry leading low prices.
GSA offers an experienced technology team with current knowledge of IPv6, security, and other IT directives that drive agency requirements. GSA is in constant dialogue with industry to identify leading solutions.
GSA offers IPv6-compliant equipment, applications, and integrated solutions.
ContactFor IPv6 related questions and assistance contact the FAS/ ITS Office of the Chief Technology Officer at (703) 306-6719, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last Reviewed 7/30/2008