Category Archives: IPv6

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.
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Internet Infrastructure Forum IPv6 Advocacy

Internet Infrastructure Forum Event in China advocated IPv6 adoption in Industrial Internets with support from the IPv6 Forum and Internet Pioneers. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/worlds-top-experts-kick-off-internet-infrastructure-forum-iif-… Continue reading

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John Curran NAv6tf Presentation

John Curran’s presentations are always lively, educational and wholly interactive (especially during Q&A).  Today’s presentation at LinkedIn’s Sunnyvale Headquarters was no exception to the rule as John focused on how to build a better IPv6 internet that users will actually … Continue reading Continue reading

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Announcing the 2013 TXv6TF Summer Summit at Rice University

TXv6TF is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2013 Summer Summit at Rice University in Houston Texas. The event is scheduled to be July 17 and 18. More information is available here.
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The Winter 2012 TXv6TF Summit Proceeding are on-line

The proceedings from the 2012 meeting that the University of Texas at Dallas are now on-line.
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Welcome to World IPv6 Launch Day

Today is world IPv6 Launch Day.
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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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IPv6 Fragmentation

Bill Cerveny of Arbor Networks has a great post on IPv6 Fragmentation. It works a bit differently in IPv6 from IPv4 and it’s a very important difference. This is especially true when considering how to implement a security policy. Fragmentation is one of the few uses of IPv6 extension headers seen regularly in the wild […] Continue reading

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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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TXv6TF Fall Summit Agenda Taking Shape

The mid-September Fall TXv6TF Summit agenda is starting to take shape. Today, TXv6TF announced that there will be a 3-hour hands on lab at the end of the 2nd day of the summit (September 15, 2011). This lab requires no prior experience with IPv6 and will be consist of the following agenda: Short lecture – […] Continue reading

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A Short Bit of Post World IPv6 Day Analysis

Both the European exchange points providing IPv6-specific traffic reports showed an increase in IPv6 traffic on World IPv6 Day. AMS-IX showed a a small increase (peaking at 2.9Gbs), but may not be statiscally significant. Based on looking at the year-to-date IPv6 traffic, it looks like the jump in IPv6 traffic started in February 2011 with […] Continue reading

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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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When will Ars Technica add IPv6 to its website?

Ars Technica has posted an excellent article on their reasons for waiting to deploy IPv6 on their web properties. For those of you facing a similar decision, it’s a good opportunity to compare your thoughts with theirs. From reading the article, … 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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Good Blog Post on IPv6 Security Concerns

This blog post covers some significant items that ever enterprise should review when adding IPv6 to an existing network. This is not a comprehensive list, but is an excellent place to start when considering IPv6 security additions to an existing genera… Continue reading

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Stan Barber to speak at the 2011 TTVN Annual Conference

Stan Barber, Chair of TXv6TF, will be a speaker at the 2011 TTVN Annual Conference at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas. His topic is Real IPv6 in a Multi-Vendor World and will cover issues that come up when adding IPv6 to multi-vendor enterprise netwo… Continue reading

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World IPv6 Day – June 8, 2011

Fast Company has an article about World IPv6 Day. Mark the date and get involved in you can!
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Recent Posting on ZDNet concerning NIST IPv6 Guidebook

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols posted an excellent article about the recent release of the NIST IPv6 deployment manual. If you are planning on introducing IPv6 into your network, it is a great place to start.
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New FCC Working Paper: Summary of IPv6 Transition Impacts

Robert Cannon of the FCC’s Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis has written an FCC working paper that offers up a summary of the current situation with the introduction of IPv6 into the Internet. The document is freely available in… Continue reading

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SoftLayer is the Official Hosting Provider for TXv6TF

Some of you may have been wondering how TXv6TF would be impacted by the merger of The Planet (our official hosting provider since TXv6TF started) and SoftLayer. The news is outstanding. SoftLayer will continue to provide TXv6TF with hosting services, just as The Planet did. However, it gets even better. The new site is now […] Continue reading

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