Bogota/Luxembourg, February 24, 2015 – The IPv6 Forum welcomes the formation of a new IPv6 initiative with the establishment of the IPv6 Council Colombia under the leadership of Mr. Rafael I. Sandoval Morales, Fundador & CEO, IPv6 Technology SAS Academia IPv6 | IPv6 Colombia as its Chair. Rafael was advisor to the Ministry of ICT leading projects of regulation and promoting the adoption of IPv6 in Colombia.
«The Colombia IPv6 Council will be winning key stakeholders from government, industry and academia to design the IPv6 roadmap and vision together for Colombia to embrace the New Internet world based on IPv6» stated, Mr. Rafael I. Sandoval Morales, Chair, IPv6 Council Colombia.
The prime objective of the Colombia IPv6 Council and its members is to promote deployment and
coordinated uptake of the new Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) with support from industry,education, research communities and government agencies enabling equitable access to technology and knowledge.
«The Colombia IPv6 Council has been created to extend to the Colombian Internet community a
strong voice and representation in the new Internet world to create momentum in deploying IPv6» stated Latif Ladid, IPv6 Forum President.
The Internet World has been using the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) for the last two decades. Despite its tremendous success, IPv4 is showing signs of strain especially in its fast depleting IP address space and its growing security concerns. IPv6 preserves everything good in today’s Internet, and adds much more, such as virtually unlimited IP address space to connect everyone and everything, stateless auto configuration, seamless mobility, automated network management, end to end security and new optional service levels.
About the Colombia IPv6 Council The Colombia IPv6 Council is a chapter of the IPv6 Forum dedicated to the advancement and promotion of IPv6 best practices and lessons learned in Colombia. Comprised of individual members, as opposed to corporate sponsors, its mission is to provide technical leadership and innovative thought for the successful integration of IPv6 into all facets of networking and telecommunications infrastructure, present and future. Please visit: http://www.ipv6colombia.com/ and http://www.academiaipv6.org/
About IPv6 Forum
The IPv6 Forum is a world-wide consortium of international Internet service providers (ISPs) and National Research & Education Networks (NRENs), with a mission to promote IPv6 by improving market and user awareness, creating a quality and secure New Generation Internet and allowing world-wide equitable access to knowledge and technology. The key focus of the IPv6 Forum today is to provide technical guidance for the deployment of IPv6. IPv6 Summits are organized by the IPv6 Forum and staged in various locations around the world to provide industry and market with the best available information on this rapidly advancing technology. Please visit http://www.ipv6forum.com
Chair: Mr. Rafael I. Sandoval M.,
Colombia – South America
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