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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

IPv6 Panel: Time for the Transition or Just More GOSIP?
Meeting: NANOG36
Date / Time: 2006-02-13 11:05am - 12:05pm
Room: Regency Ballroom
Presenters: Moderators:

Daniel Golding, Burton Group

Daniel Golding is an industry analyst at the Burton Group, where his customer base consists of a number of enterprises with large global networks. His primary areas of coverage are internetworking, routing and switching, DNS/IP addressing, and large-scale IP network design. Prior to joining Burton Group, Daniel worked as a network architect and peering manager for a variety of large access ISPs. Daniel is a longtime attendee and frequent presenter at industry conferences including NANOG, ARIN, and MPLSCon.
Panelists:

Joe Houle, AT&T

Joe Houle has been with AT&T for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in data communication, with a background in both equipment design and service definition/design. Joe has done: technical marketing for Frame Relay and ATM Equipment, Service and Network Planning for Frame Relay, customer network designs in AT&T Solutions (the consulting arm of AT&T), and Service and Network Planning for IP business services. One of Joe\'s present responsibilities is IP Service and Network Planning to support IPv6. He is a member of the North American IPv6 Task Force and is a steering committee member of the recently formed Mid-Atlantic IPv6 Task Force. Joe has an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in IE/OR from Rutgers University.
Jared Mauch, NTT America.
Wes George, Sprint.

Jason Schiller, UUNET/Verizon

Jason Schiller is a Senior Internet Network Engineer in the IP Network Engineering Department at UUNET / Verizon. He has been with the company for over seven years. His current role includes architecting, designing, evaluating, and qualifying networks for deployment in the UUNET network. Jason also completes field trials and acts as highest level of escalation for issues in the Americas continental networks and for multicast issues globally. He is also responsible for defining and maintaining global standards for each of the continental UUNET networks. Previous projects include designing the UUCast multicast network and the Latin American network. Current interests include Internet routing, multicast, and IPv6.

Fred Wettling, Bechtel

Fred Wettling manages technology standards and strategies for Bechtel Corporation, He is one of 18 Bechtel Fellows out of an enterprise population of 40,000, and is sponsoring the enterprise IPv6 initiative within Bechtel. Fred is active within and outside of Bechtel promoting standards-based technology interoperability that support global enterprise business needs. He is a member of the North American IPv6 Task Force and IPv6 Business Council, has been active in the Network Applications Consortium (NAC) since 1997, and has served as the NAC¹s chairman for the past four years. Network World selected Fred as of the 50 most powerful people in networking in 2003, 2004, and 2005. He is a senior member of Cisco¹s Enterprise and Federal Technical Advisory Boards.
Abstract: Discussion of IPv6 seems to be increasing in industry forums and publications. The US Federal Government has recently thrown its weight behind an IPv4-to-IPv6 transition. Some claim that our reserves of IPv4 address space are dwindling rapidly.

Is it time to roll out IPv6 in service provider networks and start offering services to consumers and enterprises? Is there really a demand? Is this just OSI networking all over again, or is there something more substantial here? IPv6 supporters from the IPv6 Business Council come together with IPv6 skeptics from Service Providers to clear the air on what may be an unneeded and massively disruptive transition or an amazingly enabling technological evolution—or both.
Files: youtubeIPv6 Panel: Time for the Transition or Just More GOSIP?
Sponsors: None.

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