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Podcast Summary: Innovating with IPv6

Podcast Summary: Innovating with IPv6

There are unique characteristics of IPv6 that network operators might not be thinking about. Are you making that mistake? In this episode of Packet Pushers-IPv6 Buzz 101, Tom Coffeen, Scott Hogg, and Ed Horley not only talk about IPv6 innovations, but specific...

Understanding the IPv6 Troubleshooting Process

Understanding the IPv6 Troubleshooting Process

In this episode of Packet Pushers- IPv6 Buzz 098, hosted by, Tom Coffeen, Scott Hogg, and Ed Horley we take a deeper look into the IPv6 troubleshooting process. Since troubleshooting is an essential function in all areas of tech we have to keep in mind that even the...

IPv6 Compression Rules: All You Need to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

IPv6 Compression Rules: All You Need to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

For years, the internet and the devices that connect to it have steadily been working toward IPv6 from the previous version of the internet protocol, IPv4. As the world was quickly running out of IP address options due to the proliferation of digital devices, it...

TCP vs UDP

TCP vs UDP

TCP vs UDP Getting computers to talk to each other is a crucial element to productivity. The days of yore brought us “sneakernet” and set the stage for the internet technology stack that we know and tolerate today. The reliability of inter and intra-system...

RIPE 84 Conference Recap

RIPE 84 Conference Recap

The RIPE 84 conference was a five-day virtual and in-person event that took place in Berlin, Germany from May 16th to the 20th. This event brought together the internet community to discuss the latest developments and updates in technology. RIPE84 Conference...

Announcing ViewQwest Case Study

Announcing ViewQwest Case Study

We are pleased to announce our newest case study with ViewQwest, a fast-growing telecommunications provider of award-winning connectivity, managed networks, and managed security solutions, with headquarters in Singapore. It provides internet services to consumers in...

Announcing 6meta

Announcing 6meta

We’ve all seen it in the news, the metaverse is coming! Ahoy! The internet is about to get, well, more internety. Keeping in line with this trend, we’re moving forward as the newly branded 6meta. We’re still the 6connect you’ve come to know and adore, but with a new...

Announcing TDS Telecom Case Study

Announcing TDS Telecom Case Study

We are pleased to announce our latest case study with TDS Telecom, a Wisconsin-based telecommunications company that delivers broadband with the TCP/IP protocol suite. What TDS needed IP address management is critical to allow TDS to allocate addresses, maintain...

NANOG 84 Conference Recap

NANOG 84 Conference Recap

NANOG 84 kicked off this month on Valentine’s Day, spreading the love by offering both in-person and virtual meetings from February 14 - 16. The conference was hosted in Austin, Texas this time around with a Sunday hackathon followed by three full days of conference...

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