The federal government will complete the transition to Internet Protocol v6 by June 2008. In a memo (PDF) released yesterday, Karen Evans, the head of the Office of Management and Budget's office of e-government and IT, unveiled a timeframe for completing the transition.
- By November 15, agencies must conduct an inventory of Internet-aware routers, switches and firewalls.
- Conduct a cost and risk analysis of making the switch and report findings to OMB by June 2006.
- Starting in February 2006, agencies will start making the transition, with progress judged by the Enterprise Architecture Assessment Framework
- Transition to be completed by June 2008.