6connect’s Blog

The Internet of Things era means every single “thing” (even light bulbs) gets the ability to connect/interact with other devices and services. This implies that every connected device will be IP addressable for this vision of the future to happen. We are living in a time where people already have…

Read More

With the Resource Manager and the extensive permissions, we wanted to come up with a better way to visualize and manage these permissions. You still have the old standby method to check the permissions of a Resource assigned to a user: But then we came up with a way to…

Read More

clone

So we had some requests on how to make using the Resource Manager easier with replicating data sets. Enter THE RESOURCE CLONER. Overview: It’s a simple tool that copies a Resource (including the option of all the Child Resources) so you can setup provisioning tasks more easily. Fun fact –…

Read More

Global IPv6 Adoption over time

Updated: August 07, 2017 From the time that this post was first published, global IPv6 adoption has increased from less than 7% to more than 20%. In April of 2014 the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) announced that it was entering its final phase of its IPv4 countdown plan…

Read More

Yesterday, we released 6connect ProVision 5.1.2 – it’s a minor release but has some helpful features that should help with day-to-day management of IP Resources. You can find the release notes here. Special thanks to our customers who have provided ideas for the platform, we hope the updates are helpful and as…

Read More

We recently wrapped up our 6connect HackWeek and ended up with a few great feature ideas, including one new feature that will be going in the ProVision 5.1.2 release, scheduled for release later today. Thanks to one of our Senior Engineers, Nalin Kuachusri, we were able to put together a useful integration for…

Read More

One of the features that we wanted to implement was the ability to provisioning tasks without being in front of the GUI. The issue was that to do it “right” we needed to ensure that there was a cohesive and unified queuing system to ensure that actions could be taken…

Read More

Say you are at a Resource and want to browse a set of IPs to assign a specific one. Smart Assign doesn’t fit the use case, and the conventional “Browse” is just too open-ended. Now you have Smart Browse! This feature allows you to use the parameters from the Smart…

Read More

One of the biggest hurdles to getting your IP data in order is just moving the data to the right place and in the right format. While our importing tools have improved substantially over the last few releases, we figured it would probably be helpful to build some Import Connectors…

Read More

NANOG 64, held in San Francisco last week from June 1-3, offered plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues, freshen-up skills, learn advanced networking techniques, and discover new network applications. The conference certainly met our expectations, from the content, attendees, to even simply the weather in San Francisco. Our CEO,…

Read More