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Aaron Hughes, CEO of 6connect, Speaks at RIPE 70 Conference

by | May 14, 2015

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Aaron Hughes, CEO and CTO of 6connect, spoke at the RIPE 70 conference today in Amsterdam about IPv6 for Internet Service Providers. A RIPE Meeting is a five-day event where Internet service providers, network operators and other interested parties from around the world gather to participate in discussions about the policies and procedures used by the RIPE NCC to allocate Internet number resources. Attendees participate in the RIPE Working Group sessions to discuss current technical and policy issues. Participants are also encouraged to develop their network of peers in the Internet community and share experiences, latest developments and best common practices. RIPE 70 takes place from May 11-15, 2015.

Hughes’ presentation, “IPv6 for Internet Service Providers: State / Lessons / Still to Come,” received positive feedback at the conference and on Twitter.

Much of the agenda at RIPE 70 focuses on Database, MAT, DNS, and IPv6. In addition to Hughes’ talk, additional IPv6-specific presentations include “IPv6: Who Is and Who Isn’t?” by Geoff Huston, Chief Scientist at APNIC; “Use Cases for IPv6 Extension Headers – Let’s Do Some Marketing” by Wilhelm Boeddinghaus, CEO of iubari GmbH and IPv6 Forum Certified Network Engineer (Gold); and “HTTP State Management (Cookie) in an IPv6 World: Apply Caution!” by Eric Vynke, co-chairman of the IPv6 Council in Belgium.

6connect will also be attending NANOG 64 in San Francisco, APNIC 40 in Jakarta, Indonesia, and NANOG 65 and ARIN 36 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada this year.

“We decided to move our rather complex IP address and DHCP management process to ProVision and it has worked out great for us!! The team at 6connect were very flexible and went above and beyond to accommodate our requirements and helped to make the migration as smooth and hitch free as possible. Kudos to the team @ 6connect!”

Premkumar Subramaniam
Head of R&D

“We are excited to be partnering with 6connect to leverage their technology and talent. We particularly admire their long-standing IPv6 contributions and their ability to service and support customers in this area, some who are the largest service provider in the world. The 6connect executive leadership team and technical team are great to work with and we look forward to many partnered projects to help customers address their Cloud, IoT and Security needs with IPv6. Automation, workflow and orchestration are critical to the success of most of these projects and 6connect is well positioned to help our mutual customers in those areas.”

Ed Horley
Co-Founder & CEO

“Enterprises can struggle managing purposefully segmented DDI architectures with any agility. Our partnership with 6connect empowers customers with complex infrastructures to move faster to service the business while consolidating visibility and control over their estate.”

Andrew Wertkin
Chief Strategy Officer,

“6connect’s approach to automation addresses quite a few challenges with physical and virtual networks – how to improve the agility of your current network infrastructure without sacrificing reliability and adoption of future network technologies.”

Pär Lange
Investment Director

“A customer is looking for an integrated solution from a single vendor for both IPAM and DNS. Through the 6connect reseller program, Secure64 is able to offer the most secure DNS solutions married to a unique combination of IPAM and resource provisioning that customers want. It’s a marriage made in heaven.”

Mark Beckett
VP of Marketing

“A huge benefit of working with the 6connect team is that they devoted a lot of resources to get our products integrated so we had the turnkey solution that we could take to market. It was very easy to work with their team to get product integrated and successfully launched.”

Mark Beckett
VP of Marketing

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