A brief tour of the basic facts about IPv6, the strategies for its implementation and transition from IPv4, and some experiences with its deployment.
David Woodgate has worked on the Internet in Australia for over 20 years. David worked in CSIRO during the early 1990s, engineering its national IP backbone and advising on the development of Internet strategy, before moving to AARNet. He then joined Telstra in 1995, and has been responsible at various times for the network engineering and planning of Telstra's national and international Internet backbone and associated products. He has also had roles in the architecture and planning of Telstra's core data and broadband networks. He now coordinates Telstra's strategy for its transition to using IPv6, among other duties.
David has also been an active participant in the global Internet community, including contributions to the development of APNIC IPv6 allocation policies.