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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...

IPv6 Quiz Results Revealed!

IPv6 Quiz Results Revealed!

Since we have to wait just a little bit longer to do our pub quizzes in person, we thought a virtual quiz would be fun… Survey results can be incredibly helpful in finding out about your audience, and what they need (or what they find interesting). So we designed and...

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup

Updated September 1, 2021 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...

RIPE-554 BCOP document is getting its successor!

RIPE-554 BCOP document is getting its successor!

Requirements for IPv6 in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Equipment Back in 2009, I asked our Slovenian government why IPv6 capabilities were not a factor in their IT equipment tenders – and the answer was “because we don’t know how to specify that....

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...

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