In December 2017, SteelHead, the industry’s #1 WAN optimization solution, officially received USGv6 and IPv6 Ready Logo certifications. This ensures that Riverbed’s WAN optimization solution can be deployed in the growing number of environments where IPv6 is in use.
The move to IPv6 is critical for U.S. government agencies with the near exhaustion of IPv4 addresses. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) anticipated this in 2005 and mandated that federal agencies begin to acquire network equipment that was IPv6-ready and begin the transition on internal networks by 2014. As a way to future-proof network infrastructure and embrace digital transformation initiatives, all agency networks are now required to be IPv6-capable and procure products that are USGv6-certified. With this announcement, SteelHead CX, SteelHead GX, virtual SteelHead, and SteelHead SD-Ready joins SteelCentral’s NPM solutions that are IPv6 certified.
Riverbed SteelHead was tested and certified by …