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Happy Birthday to 6connect!

Happy Birthday to 6connect!

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...

ARIN39 Recap: What you need to know…

ARIN39 Recap: What you need to know…

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...

Quantum computing successfully merges IPv4 and IPv6 to form IPv5

Quantum computing successfully merges IPv4 and IPv6 to form IPv5

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...

Top 10 IoT Trends for 2017

There is no doubt that we are living in the era of IoT, with connectivity to our devices and nearly everything else increasing. As winter 2017 winds down, here are the top ten IoT trends we have to look forward to. 1. IoT goes Industrial IoT has been consumer product...

Introducing #GeekFactFriday

Introducing #GeekFactFriday

Fellow geeks, we’ve heard your call! Without us geeks, hashtags wouldn’t even exist (hat tip: Chris Messina), and yet, it seems like we don’t take enough time to celebrate geek life. We believe geeks make the world go round (possibly nerds as well). As an homage to...

6connect CEO, Aaron Hughes, Speaks at NANOG69

6connect CEO, Aaron Hughes, Speaks at NANOG69

Last week, our CEO Aaron Hughes had the pleasure of speaking at NANOG69 in Washington D.C. In his presentation, Aaron bravely took on the slippery topic of validation systems, a framework that has always lacked an industry-wide and global standard. The question Aaron...

A Moment in Internet History: The OSI 7-layer Burrito

A Moment in Internet History: The OSI 7-layer Burrito

Occasionally you’ll see references on the internet to network infrastructure and protocols described as a burrito. Specifically a 7-layer burrito. More specifically, the Taco Bell 7-Layer Burrito. How did this comparison get started? And, is it a valid comparison?...

Changing the Game – Part 4 – An API Made for Hugging

Changing the Game – Part 4 – An API Made for Hugging

Introducing koalAPI(™) – the API that loves to integrate! One of our recent features that has been crucial to our integration efforts – koalAPI.  It allows creating API endpoints inside of ProVision on the fly. So what does this mean? An example of this feature is our...

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