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IPv6 Overview from APNIC Academy

IPv6 Overview from APNIC Academy

APNIC (the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre) hosts a number of training events each year. With over 50 tutorials, workshops, and online labs and courses, APNIC Academy is an incredible resource to the networking community. The online course that caught our...

The Path to IPv6 Part 2

The Path to IPv6 Part 2

IPv6 is already here, but it is unevenly distributed. Many of the Internet devices around us can be configured to support the IPv6 protocol suite, but we are often still using legacy IPv4 systems. As you probably already know, the IPv4 address space is exhausted, and...

RIPE 83 Conference Recap

RIPE 83 Conference Recap

The RIPE 83 conference was a five-day virtual event that took place on November 22 - 26, 2021. The event gathered 1,126 Internet Service Providers (ISPs), network operators and other interested parties from 84 countries and provided a space to discuss issues of...

Top 10 IoT Trends for 2022

Top 10 IoT Trends for 2022

IoT (Internet of things) has undoubtedly laid the foundation for smart technology just about everywhere. As we begin to wrap up 2021, here are the top ten IoT trends we have to look forward to in 2022. 1. IPv6 In 2021, the number of Internet-connected devices reached...

IPv6 Progress Report: Top Sites 2021

IPv6 Progress Report: Top Sites 2021

Due to the total exhaustion of IPv4 addresses around the world, IPv6 readiness is more crucial now than ever before. As connected devices continue to play a larger role in our lives and the Internet of Things experiences explosive growth – reaching 38.6 billion IoT...

APNIC 52 Conference Recap – IPv6 Deployment

APNIC 52 Conference Recap – IPv6 Deployment

The APNIC 52 conference took the virtual stage last week from September 12-15, 2021. The conference was chock full of interesting tutorials, talks, and opportunities to learn and network, but we were most looking forward to the IPv6 Deployment session scheduled for...

Announcing Our New IPv6 Subnet Calculator

Announcing Our New IPv6 Subnet Calculator

We are pleased to announce the initial release of our web-based IPv6 Subnet Calculator! This tool can be used to work within your IP block range and estimate the structure of your IPv6 allocation. Or you can just generate CSV files all day – whatever floats your boat....

Global Adoption of IPv6 – Top Ten Countries

Global Adoption of IPv6 – Top Ten Countries

Since the development of IPv6 in the late 90s, countries around the globe have been transitioning to the most recent version of Internet Protocol. Let’s look at the top 10 countries by their current numbers, and how far they’ve gone in their adoption. 10. United...

IPv6 Government Mandate: What it means for you…

IPv6 Government Mandate: What it means for you…

President Biden’s infrastructure plan in part seeks to ensure safe access to the Internet for all Americans, addressing the digital divide. What that means is bridging the gap between those with access to modern technology and communications infrastructure (such as...

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