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Earlier this week, we released a video with the goal of helping folks get familiarized and comfortable with setting up ProVision. We’ve released a continuation of part one, which will provide an overview of data import options available in ProVision to get you started in your new instance. Watch the video to…

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ProVision, 6connect’s unique Dynamic Network Provisioning (DNP) platform uses a robust Connector Library to automate the provisioning, configuration, and control of devices across distributed networks present in datacenters around the world. This video will help you get started with setting up ProVision and will give you an idea of the…

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On Friday, the Netherlands Network Operator Group (NLNOG) held its annual conference, NLNOG Day, in Amsterdam. NLNOG invites network operators from around the globe to meet with their industry peers to socialize, talk about current networking related topics, and attend presentations about relevant topics. 6connect was a proud sponsor of this…

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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…

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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…

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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 –…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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