6connect’s Blog

Without question, 2011 was a significant year for IPv6, the essential next-generation Internet addressing protocol. The year’s notable IPv6 news included highly publicized announcements by Regional Internet Registries (RIR) on depleted IPv4 resources, and the start of IPv6 deployments by Comcast, the largest ISP in the U.S. While IPv6 garnered considerable attention in…

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The complexities of managing v6 networks are far different from those of a v4 network. Traditional IPAM (IP Address Management) applications don’t automate subnetting, SWIPs, allocation requests, etc. Instead they merely – albeit quite effectively – turn spreadsheets into manageable, searchable databases and layer them with visual dashboards. That won’t…

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