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Top 5 Concerns of Network Admins About Migrating to IPv6 in 2020

Top 5 Concerns of Network Admins About Migrating to IPv6 in 2020

Last Updated: March 12, 2020 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...

Podcast Followup: Communication and Your IPv6 Adoption Strategy

Podcast Followup: Communication and Your IPv6 Adoption Strategy

What is it about IPv6 that sparks such fear and loathing in the hearts of so many IT operators? To find out, tune into IPv6 Buzz podcast episode #45, “Fine-Tuning IPv6 Adoption Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises.” Our own co-founder and COO, Pete...

Announcing Cloud Plus Pty Ltd Case Study

Announcing Cloud Plus Pty Ltd Case Study

We’re pleased to announce our newest case study with Cloud Plus Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading independent cloud service providers. With a growing client base worldwide, Cloud Plus needed a comprehensive solution to improve its ability to provision new services...

What is IPv6?

What is IPv6?

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...

Six Steps to IPv6 (2020)

Six Steps to IPv6 (2020)

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,...

The Top 5 Myths about IPv6

The Top 5 Myths about IPv6

So you’ve heard of IPv6 and want to learn more. You may feel like you have more questions than answers at the moment. Unfortunately, not all of the information you’ll find on the subject is accurate, and you might even have encountered some IPv6 myths that cause...

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup (2020)

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup (2020)

Are you using IPv6 yet? If not, there’s never been a better time to make sure you aren’t missing out. How do you test it? Here are a number of resources to help you test and understand what IP you are using as well as a number of other helpful tools. IPv6 Testing and...

6connect ProVision is Now VMware Ready

6connect ProVision is Now VMware Ready

San Jose, CA – November 13, 2019 – The 6connect team is pleased to announce that 6connect ProVision has achieved VMware Ready status as a Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Certified Solution. This designation indicates that, after completing a rigorous validation...

NANOG 77 Conference Recap

NANOG 77 Conference Recap

The NANOG community-wide conferences just keep getting bigger and better! The 77th successful event was held last month in Austin, TX, from October 28–30, 2019, with a record number of attendees and plenty of great content for network engineers, developers, industry...

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