BusinessWire reports that Juniper Networks, Inc. has released the results of a study entitled Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) Government Action Study: Progress and Promise of the U.S. IPv6 Transition. The company, in conjunction with SynExi, examined the status and successes of IPv6 transformation in the United States government. The study shows that 30 percent of state and local government executives will be influenced by the IPv6 transition in their IT purchasing, which equates to $39 billion in government IT spending where IPv6 will have an impact. Some of the key findings of the survey discovered that: 68 percent of government respondents are more likely to choose a vendor with IPv6 capabilities; 75 percent of government respondents believe that an IPv6 transition office would be very, or somewhat helpful; and that 45 percent of state and local survey respondents indicated that they were interested in receiving IPv6 recommendations from the federal government…