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IPv6 Progress Report: Top Sites 2020

IPv6 Progress Report: Top Sites 2020

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 25 billion IoT...

The Path to IPv6 Part 1: A Template for IPv6 Presentations

The Path to IPv6 Part 1: A Template for IPv6 Presentations

If you’re reading this, chances are you already know IPv6 is here. The exhaustion of the Internet’s IPv4 space means deploying IPv6 continues across the globe. In fact, all Internet technical standards bodies as well as the U.S. federal government have endorsed IPv6...

IPv6 Usage in the Time of COVID-19

IPv6 Usage in the Time of COVID-19

In just a few short months, the entire world has changed. Unprecedented lockdowns are happening in countries around the world due to COVID-19, and the pandemic continues to have serious health and economic impacts on a global scale. Unsurprisingly, the business...

Podcast Followup: Communication and Your IPv6 Adoption Strategy

Podcast Followup: Communication and Your IPv6 Adoption Strategy

What is it about IPv6 that sparks such fear and loathing in the hearts of so many IT operators? To find out, tune into IPv6 Buzz podcast episode #45, “Fine-Tuning IPv6 Adoption Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises.” Our own co-founder and COO, Pete...

The Top 5 Myths about IPv6

The Top 5 Myths about IPv6

So you’ve heard of IPv6 and want to learn more. You may feel like you have more questions than answers at the moment. Unfortunately, not all of the information you’ll find on the subject is accurate, and you might even have encountered some IPv6 myths that cause...

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup (2020)

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup (2020)

Are you using IPv6 yet? If not, there’s never been a better time to make sure you aren’t missing out. How do you test it? Here are a number of resources to help you test and understand what IP you are using as well as a number of other helpful tools. IPv6 Testing and...

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...

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...

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