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RPKI Client Project Update

RPKI Client Project Update

Last summer, we announced the release of the long-awaited rpki-client project that we helped fund in a joint sponsorship with NetNod, IIS.SE, and SUNET.  Specifically, rpki-client is an implementation that covers the client side of RPKI (Resource Public Key...

13 Benefits of an Automated Network Provisioning System

13 Benefits of an Automated Network Provisioning System

Manual, spreadsheet-based provisioning focused on individual, vendor-specific network elements simply can’t keep up with the proliferation of new devices and the dynamic nature of today’s networks. An automated provisioning and control platform, in contrast, reduces...

IPv6 Usage in the Time of COVID-19

IPv6 Usage in the Time of COVID-19

In just a few short months, the entire world has changed. Unprecedented lockdowns are happening in countries around the world due to COVID-19, and the pandemic continues to have serious health and economic impacts on a global scale. Unsurprisingly, the business...

COVID-19 Update: Continuing to Support Our Customers

COVID-19 Update: Continuing to Support Our Customers

Dear Customers and Partners, 6connect’s Silicon Valley history over the last 11 years has allowed us to witness some interesting changes, although what we’re seeing now is unprecedented. With the recent Shelter in Place orders across multiple counties in the area, we...

Podcast Followup: Communication and Your IPv6 Adoption Strategy

Podcast Followup: Communication and Your IPv6 Adoption Strategy

What is it about IPv6 that sparks such fear and loathing in the hearts of so many IT operators? To find out, tune into IPv6 Buzz podcast episode #45, “Fine-Tuning IPv6 Adoption Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises.” Our own co-founder and COO, Pete...

Announcing Cloud Plus Pty Ltd Case Study

Announcing Cloud Plus Pty Ltd Case Study

We’re pleased to announce our newest case study with Cloud Plus Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading independent cloud service providers. With a growing client base worldwide, Cloud Plus needed a comprehensive solution to improve its ability to provision new services...

What is IPv6?

What is IPv6?

Nearly all computers connected to the global Internet communicate with one another via TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol). This standard communications protocol uses IP addresses to specify identification and location information for each...

The Top 5 Myths about IPv6

The Top 5 Myths about IPv6

So you’ve heard of IPv6 and want to learn more. You may feel like you have more questions than answers at the moment. Unfortunately, not all of the information you’ll find on the subject is accurate, and you might even have encountered some IPv6 myths that cause...

6connect ProVision is Now VMware Ready

6connect ProVision is Now VMware Ready

San Jose, CA – November 13, 2019 – The 6connect team is pleased to announce that 6connect ProVision has achieved VMware Ready status as a Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Certified Solution. This designation indicates that, after completing a rigorous validation...

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