Free Webinar on IPv6 Transition

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Richard Burk, Chief Architect and Director of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Program, Office of Management and Budget will discuss implementing IPv6.

In a free Xtalks webinar on Monday, December 12, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Richard Burk, Chief Architect and Director of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Program, Office of Management and Budget will discuss implementing IPv6. Yurie Rich, Business Director of NAv6TF, will field questions during the Q&A and Verio and OPNET Technologies will be on hand to deliver a workshop on implementation.

There is still time to register for free at: http://www.xtalks.com/ipv6.ashx

The OMB has said that all Federal government agencies switch from internet protocol 4 to internet protocol 6. While some basic switchover have already happened, this is going to be a large scale project so it is important to learn as much about the process as possible.

The web conference is co-sponsored by Verio and NTT Communications, OPNET Technologies, and Hexago.

Registration for the event is currently open and free at: http://www.xtalks.com/ipv6.ashx

About the Keynote Speaker

Richard “Dick” Burk is the Chief Architect and Director of the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) Program within the Office of E-Government and Information Technology at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In this role, he leads the FEA Program Management Office support team in developing and evolving a business and technology framework for the President’s E-Government Initiatives and the alignment of Federal IT investments to The President’s Management Agenda. Prior to OMB, Burk was the Chief Architect for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) where he was responsible for the development and delivery of HUD’s Enterprise Architecture Practice, Data Management Practice and Strategic Planning Process. Burk’s 30-year career at HUD Headquarters spanned the research, demonstration and management of most Federal activities in the fields of community development and housing rehabilitation. Burk earned a Masters in Public Administration degree from The Ohio State University and worked for the City of Columbus Finance Department before coming to HUD in Washington, DC. Prior to graduate school, he served for two years as a Peace Corps Health Volunteer in Uganda, East Africa.

About the Sponsors

Since 2003, Verio and NTT Communications continue to operate the world’s first commercial dual-stack enabled global IP network providing both IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe.

http://www.ntt.net/products/pd_ipgs.cfm

OPNET Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT) is a leading provider of modeling and analysis solutions for IPv6 network transition planning, mobile ad hoc network architecture development, and communications protocol research. OPNET’s solutions include system-in-the-loop testing capabilities for IP applications and devices. For more information about OPNET, please contact http://www.opnet.com/, or send email to info@opnet.com

Hexago is a leading IPv6 company offering simple and cost-effective end-to-end deployment solutions by selling its expert services and commercial products to companies and organizations wishing to offer IPv6 applications and services to their customers. Its flagship product is the Migration Broker which offers IPv6 connectivity over IPv4 networks. Hexago's customers include KDDI, France Telecom, AT&T, U.S. DoD DISA, BAE, General Dynamics, Panasonic, Boeing and others. For more information, visit: http://www.hexago.com

About Xtalks

Xtalks (recently featured in the London Times article Conference call that spans the globe: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,16689-1364240,00.html) brings industry experts to executives’ desktops around the world in a web-based information network that provides insight into breaking business issues through interactive digital web conferences. By leveraging the best of hi-speed Internet and telecom technology, Xtalks provides a fantastic forum for highly interactive communication. Xtalks web conferences allow anyone with interest in a particular topic to participate in a web meeting by synchronizing their desktop computer and phone alongside industry experts. Xtalks is part of The Honeycomb Worldwide Group of Companies (http://www.honeycombworldwide.com), including Honeycomb Connect, a leader in executive networking, event management, web conferencing, publishing, and digital media with offices in North America and Europe.

“Xtalks' webinar brought together the top end users, technology vendors, and thinkers in the space,” says Ed Hess, Editor of Integrated Solutions Magazine, referring to a previous Xtalks’ event. “As a media sponsor of the event, we were ecstatic to see the level of commitment and execution that Xtalks showed in making the event a huge success. It was informative and filled with new and fresh insights. The Q&A session was highly interactive and addressed a range of issues. In terms of online events, it set a standard that others will have trouble matching."

For more information on this conference or Xtalks in general, or to enquire about speaking opportunities or sponsoring future events, visit http://www.xtalks.com or contact JP Fozo, Group Vice President, Business Development, at phone: 416-977-6555 x291: e-mail jpfozo@xtalks.com.

Register for free at http://www.xtalks.com/ipv6.ashx

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