The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recognized A2LA to accredit testing bodies under the USGv6 Test Program.
This program requires that organizations testing Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) products for use by the United States Government be accredited by A2LA or another International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) signatory.
This specialty program is covered under A2LA’s information technology field of testing.
- ISO/IEC 17025 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories
- R214 – Specific Requirements – Information Technology Testing Laboratory Accreditation Program
- A2LA also offers additional requirements for laboratories performing tests in the field (i.e., at other than a permanent laboratory site)