Alexandre Cassen and Rémi Després Recognized for Excellence in Advancing IPv6 Next-Generation Internet Protocol
Third Itojun Service Award presented at Internet Engineering Task Force meeting
[Taipei, Taiwan, 16 November 2011] — The Itojun Service Award was presented today to Alexandre Cassen and Rémi Després at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting held in Taipei, Taiwan. The awardees were recognized for their implementation and design of “6rd,” an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) protocol that aims to speed the transition to global deployment of IPv6, which is critical to ensuring the continued growth and evolution of the Internet. The 6rd protocol has been implemented by several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) around the world, including Free – the second largest ISP in France – as part of their efforts to deploy IPv6.