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In Case You Missed It: The 6connect Services Status Monitoring Page

In Case You Missed It: The 6connect Services Status Monitoring Page

Some customers may not know that we continuously broadcast our server status in real time. If that’s you, head over to the 6connect status monitoring page, where you can stay updated on all of our services! Simply go to https://status.6connect.com/ to find out if...

ProVision 7.2 – Numbering Authority Feature Update

ProVision 7.2 – Numbering Authority Feature Update

We had a few customers asking about some additional ways to integrate numbering parameters into assigning and allocating IP addresses. To “do it right” we ended up building a numbering authority feature into ProVision 7.2. We will be expanding our integration of this...

6connect CEO Aaron Hughes Featured on Podcast

6connect CEO Aaron Hughes Featured on Podcast

Our CEO, Aaron Hughes, was recently a featured guest on episode 36 of the I Love Data Centers podcast. Hosted by OpenSpectrum Founder Sean Patrick Tario, the episode touched on a wide range of topics, from the evolution of the network engineering community and the...

Announcing the Release of rpki-client

Announcing the Release of rpki-client

We’re pleased to announce that a project we helped fund has now been released! Jointly sponsored by 6connect, NetNod, IIS.SE, and SUNET, the rpki-client project has culminated in the development of usable software, on schedule with just a few months of wall time. The...

NANOG 76 Conference Recap

NANOG 76 Conference Recap

Another NANOG community-wide conference was held this month in Washington, DC, from June 10–12, 2019. Balmy weather ushered in the exciting hackathon that kicked off NANOG 76, and a bustling agenda of panels, presentations, talks and tutorial sessions followed. This...

Top 5 Reasons to Use IPv6

Top 5 Reasons to Use IPv6

So let’s recap: The Internet’s IPv4 address space has been exhausted. More and more Operating Systems and Devices support IPv6 than at any point in history. ISPs continue deployment of IPv6 in their production networks and services - powering IPv6 adoption at the...

IPv6 and the transition from IPv4 explained

IPv6 and the transition from IPv4 explained

The Internet Assigned Name Authority IANA) handed out the LAST IPv4 address space in Feb of 2011. The Internet’s ability to function is predicated upon each device having a unique Internet Protocol (IP) address and thus, a new address schema called IP version 6, or...

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