The Service Manager RCTS CERT - service - response to computer security incidents - of the FCCN Unit, Carlos Friaças, entered the IPv6 Hall of Fame for his contributions to "the development and implementation of IPv6 technology".

The FCCN Unit has a historically significant activity in the use and dissemination of IPv6 technology, also known as next generation Internet and was a pioneer in supporting this technology in the academic context. Besides the evolution of the Science, Technology and Society Network (RCTS) - which supports IPv6 services - the work developed in GigaPIX stands out, allowing operators to peer with this technology for many years. During the last few years, Carlos Friaças has stood out in the dissemination of IPv6 technology, holding courses in the European and Portuguese-speaking space, as well as papers in conferences all over the world.

Inspired by the Internet Hall of Fame, the IPv6 Hall of Fame recognizes the work of more than 150 professionals in various fields for their "outstanding contributions. "Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the only way to sustain the Internet's future growth beyond today's needs," the organization stresses on the initiative's website.

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