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IPv6 Article in Enterprise Executive Magazine

This article points out the impact on businesses of the IPv6-only directive in the Federal Government. I encourage every enterprise IT person to take a moment to read it.

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The Impact of Covid-19 on IPv6

Check out this podcast from some of my favorite IPv6 guys. They are discussing some impacts on IPv6 usage in during the Covid-19 Pandamic.
Stay well and safe!
 
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NIST NCCoE is Hosting a Workshop on IPv6 Enabled Enterprises

  NIST NCCoE will host a workshop on Security for IPv6 Enabled Enterprises.  The focus will be to identify and develop plans to address security challenges / barriers to full IPv6 deployment in enterprise settings. Please see the call for participation below for more details and to register. https://www.nccoe.nist.gov/events/security-ipv6-enabled-enterprises Questions about workshop participation should be […] Continue reading

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New Site, New Look

The TXv6TF web site is now hosted on WordPress.com. We believe all the content has been moved and properly formatted, but if you find something wrong or missing, please let us know. You can send mail to website@txv6tf.org and I will look at it as soon … Continue reading

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NIST Updates the US Government IPv6 Profile

See this article from EETimes for more information.
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TXv6TF is Presenting at the IEEE GreenTech of Smart City Conference in April, 2018

TXv6TF is presenting a tutorial session about IPv6 at the IEEE GreenTech of Smart City Conference in April of 2018. The session will be delivered by Stan Barber, Cung Nguyen, Jeff Handal and Rob Barton. This four hour tutorial will include an overview of IPv6’s use for industrial IoT projects with deep dives into a […] Continue reading

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Google buys a /12 IPv4 Address Block

Please see this posting on the Internet Society Website. Clearly, there is still much to do to make IPv6 more available!
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Speaker’s List of NAv6TF meeting has been posted.

Please see here.
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IPv6 Campus of the Future from Cisco

Check out this post!
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Registration is now OPEN for the NAv6TF event in Sunnyvale, CA

Please select this link to register.
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IPv6 is now more traffic on US Mobile phone networks than IPv4

See this important milestone reported here.
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Amazon Web Services now supports IPv6

This day has been long in coming! Please see https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/now-available-ipv6-support-for-amazon-s3/ Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2016!

I want to wish all readers a Happy New Year! I wanted to let you all know that we had an important change in 2015. Stephan Lagerholm, who founded TXv6TF with me, has moved on to new opportunities. Replacing him is Jeff Carrell who was elected to the board and serves in 2016 as Vice […] Continue reading

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Registration is now open for 2014 IPv6 Global Summit in Richardson, Texas

Registration is now open for this event. Please visit the site page for more information on this event.
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Announcing the 2014 Global IPv6 Forum Summit

The event will be March 27 and 28, 2014 in Richardson, Texas on the campus of the University of Texas at Dallas.  Feature keynote speakers are Vinton G. Cerf and Latif Ladid. Other confirmed speakers include Tim Martin, Owen DeLong, Jeff Carrell, Stephen Lagerholm,Ravi Prakash and Jeff Doyle. More are being added as they are confirmed. Registration […] Continue reading

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Preliminary Agenda has been posted for 2013 TVx6TF meeting in Houston

We are still still filling in slots, but we wanted to get something out there. Please watch for further announcements as they become available. We hope to see you in Houston!
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Welcome to World IPv6 Launch Day

Today is world IPv6 Launch Day.
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Stan Barber to Speak at IEEE Globecom in Houston

Stan Barber, chair of TXv6TF, is speaking and will be part of a panel at the upcoming IEEE Globecomm meeting in Houston this week. This is the 2nd year that Stan has spoken at the IEEE Globecomm event and the 10th year that IEEE has engaged the IPv6 Forum to assemble a group of IPv6 […] Continue reading

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2012 North American IPv6 Summit Announced

The Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force has announced the dates for a joint event being called the 2012 North American IPv6 Summit. The dates of the event are April 9 – 11, 2012 and will be in Denver. Check out this link for more information.
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Light Reading Event Encourages IPv6 Adoption

Light Reading’s IPv6: The Time is Now event in New York City had a pantheon of great speakers. This article summarizes important points from the speakers at the event.
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The Impact of IPv6 on On-Line Marketing

A good paper to share with those in your company that handle on-line marketing has been released by Martin Longo, CTO of real-time identity firm Demandbase. The paper is called “Transition to IPv6: Why Online Marketers Should Care. If you think it’s just IT’s problem, think again” and makes the case for thinking about IPv6 […] Continue reading

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The Cable Show in Chicago: Cable Operators and IPv6

Comcast and Time Warner Cable both talked about outcomes related to World IPv6 Day this week at The Cable Show in Chicago.
Light Reading offers this summary.
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World IPv6 Day Eve! Cable Internet Users, Check It Out!

World IPv6 Day is coming on June 8th and there are a number of ways to be involved and watch what happens. A good article on the event is provided by Ars Technica. If you are a Comcast customer, Comcast is encouraging you to participate in World IPv6 day. Check out their special web site […] Continue reading

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Verizon offering IPv6 Dual Stack in two POPs in Texas

Training Documents  from Verizon that confirm that they now offer native dual stack IPv6 services on AS701 (legacy UUNET) in 38 pops in the US. This includes the POP in Houston and Dallas. If you are a current Verizon customer with a circuit that terminates in one of those POPS, contact your sales person and […] Continue reading

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It’s the End of IPv4 as We have known it

Today, the free pool of IPv4 addresses unallocated by the IANA is starting to come to an end. The remaining /8s are 102/8, 103/8, 104/8, 179/8 and 185/8. Each of the RIRs will now get one of these as their final allocation from IANA. There will be an announcement about this situation on February 3rd. […] Continue reading

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