IPv6 to change telework

Monday - 3/7/2011, 8:31am EST

Tim Winters, senior IP manager, University of New Hampshire's interoperability lab

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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.