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Top 5 Concerns of Network Admins About Migrating to IPv6 in 2020

Top 5 Concerns of Network Admins About Migrating to IPv6 in 2020

Last Updated: March 12, 2020 Network administrators that have not acknowledged the existence of IPv6 do so at the peril of their employers and customers. This is due to not only technology moving forward into a new standard, but the fact that the number of IPv4...

Announcing Cloud Plus Pty Ltd Case Study

Announcing Cloud Plus Pty Ltd Case Study

We’re pleased to announce our newest case study with Cloud Plus Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading independent cloud service providers. With a growing client base worldwide, Cloud Plus needed a comprehensive solution to improve its ability to provision new services...

What is IPv6?

What is IPv6?

Nearly all computers connected to the global Internet communicate with one another via TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol). This standard communications protocol uses IP addresses to specify identification and location information for each...

Six Steps to IPv6 (2020)

Six Steps to IPv6 (2020)

First - a Little Background The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is the entity responsible for handing out IP addresses for the Internet. IANA has announced that available IPv4 addresses, the ones we are most familiar with today with four groups of numbers,...

In Case You Missed It: The 6connect Services Status Monitoring Page

In Case You Missed It: The 6connect Services Status Monitoring Page

Some customers may not know that we continuously broadcast our server status in real time. If that’s you, head over to the 6connect status monitoring page, where you can stay updated on all of our services! Simply go to https://status.6connect.com/ to find out if...

IPv6 and the transition from IPv4 explained

IPv6 and the transition from IPv4 explained

The Internet Assigned Name Authority IANA) handed out the LAST IPv4 address space in Feb of 2011. The Internet’s ability to function is predicated upon each device having a unique Internet Protocol (IP) address and thus, a new address schema called IP version 6, or...

How to View IP Addresses as Emojis (with Source Code)

How to View IP Addresses as Emojis (with Source Code)

A couple of weeks ago on April 1st, we unveiled our latest revolutionary product, ProVision Millennial Edition, which allows you to view all your IP addresses in emoji format. Okay, so, we didn’t actually release a version of ProVision for millennials. Welcome to...

Measuring IPv6 Traffic with NodeJS and Google Analytics

Measuring IPv6 Traffic with NodeJS and Google Analytics

Some Questions That Keep Us Up At Night Recently we found ourselves wondering - how many of our website’s visitors are capable of utilizing IPv6 traffic? Of course, there are a number of places out there where you can see global IPv6 adoption rates [link] and other...

Automated Network Management Strategies

Automated Network Management Strategies

Updated July 24, 2020 Network Management has only become more complex over recent years. Information technology has increased in terms of business need, relating even more to competitiveness and organizational success. An economic downturn means that IT investments...

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