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Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)

By September 30, 2014, agencies need to update their public networks to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) to comply with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.

GSA has made available a comprehensive IPv6 SOW Template [DOC, 1.25 MB] for agencies to use at no cost to help achieve a smooth and well-planned transition. GSA encourages each agency to access, customize and leverage the IPv6 SOW for its own needs.

Every government agency faces the challenge to identify and update IPv4 assets to IPv6 and GSA’s IPv6 SOW Template [DOC, 1.25 MB] is a good place to start or if you’ve already started to use as a reference.

IPv6 provides greatly expanded IP address space with better mobility and security. It can also reduce your network administration and security support costs downstream.

GSA also offers IPv6-compliant equipment, applications, transition support, and integrated solutions. Connections II contractors have expertise to help agencies plan, test, acquire equipment, and implement the IPv6 update.

IPV6-SPECIFIC transition support

Connections II connects agencies to companies with expertise in IPv6 transition services and support.

Planning Guide/Roadmap Toward IPv6 Adoption within the U.S. Government [PDF, 4.30KB] from CIO.gov also provides information.

COMMERCIAL IT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CONTRACTS

IT Schedule 70

IT Schedule 70 offers commercial IPv6-compliant IT products and services, including:

How to order from IT Schedule 70

State, local, and tribal governments

State, local, and tribal governments can use the Cooperative Purchasing Program to buy from IT Schedule 70.

 

END-TO-END IT SOLUTIONS CONTRACTS

Telecommunications service

Networx allows federal agencies to build seamless, secure operating environments through customized telecommunications services, including IPv6 services.

How to order using Networx

Networx IPv6 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) [PDF, 43KB, 05/04/2012]

IT solutions

Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) provide IPv6 transition services as part of a total IT solution.

How to use GWACs

Telecommunications infrastructure and IPv6 transition support

Connections II offers secure telecommunications infrastructure for your federal building or campus.

How to order from Connections II

 

 

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