NANOG 40 agenda posted
Chris L. Morrow
christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Tue May 29 16:01:37 UTC 2007
On Tue, 29 May 2007, John Curran wrote:
> ISP's are going to have to actually *lead* the transition
> to IPv6 both in terms of infrastructure and setting
> customer expectations.
and this means getting a good story in front of bean-counters about
expending opex/capex to do this transition work. Today the simplest answer
is: "if we expend Z dollars on new equipment, and A dollars on IT work we
will be able to capture X number of users for Y new service" or some
version of that story.
Solving that has turned out to be difficult (as is shown by the global
lack of meaningful deployment)
> p.s. It's not the classic chicken/egg situation;
> it's much simpler: Look up and see the IPv4
> Internet - that's the egg, it's first, and it's falling.
> We have to recognize that fact and gentle catch
> it, or there just won't be any chicken.
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