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Lacnic 30

Organizers put on a great show during the recent LACNIC 30 conference hosted in Rosario, Argentina, from September 24-28. The event included an appearance by one of our favorite superheroes, the Incredible Hulk, taking the stage to help lighten the mood after a number of technical sessions. During the opening…

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Nanog 74

NANOG returned to Vancouver, Canada, for another deep dive into the state of network modernization. The conference kicked off on September 30th with a hackathon and was followed by two days of fascinating sessions from a number of industry luminaries. A special mention goes to Paul Barford of the University…

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There was a time not long ago when the internet was capitalized. Likes and pokes were topics of debate, and VCR dubbed recordings found their way onto YouTube, which you discovered while stumbling through Alta Vista. Some refer to this era of internet content consumption as “Happy Fun Time” –…

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networking provisioning service providers

Businesses’ and consumers’ growing dependence on the network, the rise of mobile computing, virtualization, dual-stack networks and the demand for more and better Cloud-based services, have combined to present service providers with three major challenges: ensuring service quality; adding new, revenue-generating mobile and managed services, and preparing for accelerated adoption…

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Name of Event: NANOG 73 Date of Event: June 24,2018 Location of Event: Denver, Colorado Number of attendees: 1073 Sponsoring Organization(s): CoreSite NANOG 73 Overview The NANOG 73 Conference was buzzing on Sunday, June 24th. Juniper jumpstarted the morning with a fun hackathon, followed by a great list of sponsors…

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6connect ProVision

ProVision 7 is here, bringing a plethora of new features and improvements! Among the major updates are support for IPAMv2; DHCP groups, pools, and servers; and support for Peering v2. We’ve also made numerous updates and refinements to other parts of ProVision. Be sure to check out the complete list…

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IPv6 on Map

First – a Little Background The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is the entity responsible for handing out IP addresses for the Internet. IANA has announced that available IPv4 addresses, the ones we are most familiar with today with four groups of numbers, has come to an end. Within IANA, there are…

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IPv6 adoption curve, 2018

Worldwide IPv6 Deployment, 2018 IPv6 Growth: Still Going Strong Understanding the distinguishing characteristics of IPv6 and related security and deployment challenges allows organizations to oversee more successful migrations. IPv6 was designed to accommodate the ever-increasing demands for IP addresses, which, due to their binary nature, remain a finite resource. As…

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  For this year’s #Ripe76 several hundred people met in beautiful Marseille, the second largest city in France. The meeting took place at the Palais du Pharo Convention Centre of Marseille from 14-18 May 2018. Despite the air traffic control strikes over the weekend, everyone made it in (albeit delayed)….

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