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IP networks have become the medium for most commercial transactions, customer engagement, virtual workloads, and employee interactions. This makes Internet Protocol Address Management (IPAM) a core foundation of network management, bar none. But how do most network administrators still manage IP address assignments? With spreadsheets, flat files, siloed databases and…

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Making the Transition from IPv4 to IPv6 represents an important crossroads for growing technology companies. Leverage our team’s depth of expertise to avoid the pitfalls that are inherent to legacy solutions. TCP/IP is the technology that devices use to interact online.  What allows each device to get online and communicate is that…

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100% IPv4 Utilization is a short term solution. We outline the problems encountered by those who have have forged head with insufficient research. 6Connect makes transitions an opportunity for improvement, instead of an invitation to crisis. There has been increasing interest from enterprises seeking IPAM / DNS tools. The trend is becoming clear –…

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From multiple wireless devices per person, to massively dynamic virtualization, to the vision for a “smart” energy-efficient home and much, much more, everything in the entire world is becoming “connected” and this is giving rise to the “Evernet.” But this can’t happen without transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 because everything…

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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 Internet-connected device. Since the early 1980s, Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) has been the primary method for…

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Goal: The number of web-based devices is expanding at an exponential clip, virtualization is making a very static environment dynamic, and now with the exhaustion of IPv4 and the oncoming complexities of IPv6- network operators must reevaluate what IP Address Management (IPAM) really is. The Goal of this article is…

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Software as a service can be best defined as using a hosted solution for software applications. It is called a service because the application, its access, and everything to do about its administration is hosted with another company offsite. The only concern of the purchasing users is using it as…

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RFC 1918 Address Space: Why it was needed then and how it will change in IPv6 “The Internet has grown beyond anyone’s expectations. Sustained exponential growth continues to introduce new challenges. One challenge is a concern within the community that globally unique address space will be exhausted. A separate and…

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The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is the entity responsible for handing out IP addresses for the Internet. During a recent study they determined that available IPv4 addresses, the ones we are most familiar with today with four groups of numbers, is coming to an end. Each region of the…

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A very large investment opportunity is being overlooked by most Investors in tech as it is, quite frankly, overlooked by most of humanity. The Internet is a force and that force is undergoing a forklift upgrade as we speak. The Internet Assigned Name Authority (IANA) has handed out the LAST…

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