6connect’s Blog

  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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I have confirmed with Gary in IT that we can "dual stack" anything, so we are good.

Updated May 30, 2018 Network Management has only become more complex over recent years. Information technology has increased in terms of business need, relating even more to competitiveness and organizational success. An economic downturn means that IT investments and budgets need to do more with less in maintaining these services,…

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Screenshot - API Composer Platform workflows menu

Still in Beta testing with some customers, but 6connect’s API Conductor Platform (ACP) is coming out in 2017. Initially billed as an add-on to ProVision to ease DevOps integration tasks, ACP is poised to make integration and workflow development faster and easier for teams with support for multiple cloud platforms….

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From new DNS Connectors and Importers to Zone editing and management – 6.0 has it all. DNSv3 is here DNS management has been reimagined in ProVision 6.0 to be more efficient, keeping related tasks together. DNSv3 restructures ProVision’s DNS tab to organize DNS zones into “DNS Groups”. Zones are gathered…

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Not sure if I should keep using my spreadsheet, or use another spreadsheet to track my spreadsheets

Last Updated: September 22, 2017 Network administrators that have not acknowledged the existence of IPv6 do so at the peril of their employers and customers. This is due to not only technology moving forward into a new standard, but the fact that the number of IPv4 addresses is nearly exhausted…

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network management

When we think about IP address ‘migration’ the phrasing is actually a little deceptive. The thing about IPv6 migration is that you’re not necessarily abandoning IPv4, you’re creating a go-forward strategy for your future IP needs. It’s not a replacement, it’s a path forward. The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)…

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With the latest release of ProVision making its way through QA, we wanted to give you a preview of a significant workflow update being rolled out to our Peering Module. Historically, when configuring Peering sessions, you were limited to a single session at a time. With the update you will…

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This week marked our official start as a company 8 years ago. It’s been a long road to becoming a leader in network resource provisioning and automation. We’d like to take a moment to thank all of those who have made this anniversary possible. From our friends at Hummer Winblad that…

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NRO Council

ARIN is a member based organization that manages the distribution of IP addresses, and ASNs of America, Canada, and parts of the Caribbean. To put it in lay-man’s terms, they provide those numbers behind web addresses that you see on your computer. Every year, they hold discussion forums both to…

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That which is old becomes new again… Ladies and gentleman, this is not a drill. We’ve been fantasizing about this day for years—so long in fact that it feels like a distant pipe dream. No, this doesn’t feel real at all, but it is (we’ve been pinching ourselves all morning)….

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