Category Archives: IPv6
Huge news today – ARIN is now in Phase 4 and down to their last /8 of IPv4 address space. You can find more details at their website. It is time to adopt IPv6. If you want to learn more, … Continue reading → Continue reading
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.
The proceedings from the 2012 meeting that the University of Texas at Dallas are now on-line.
June 6th is only a week away. We hope everyone is aware of the fact that it is World IPv6 Launch. The goal is for folks on the Internet to turn on IPv6 and leave it on. This is the … Continue reading → Continue reading
Presented by gogo6, the IPv6 Forum and the California IPv6 Task Force http://gogonetlive.com Join us November 1-3 at San Jose State University to be part of the movement to IPv6. The theme of this year’s conference is “Trials & Tribulations”. … Continue reading → Continue reading
The second annual gogoNETLive! event is happening November 1-3, 2011 at San Jose State University in Silicon Valley in Northern California. This will be the only dedicated IPv6 conference happening on the west coast and the CAv6TF is happy to … Continue reading → Continue reading
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
There is a great write up on the recent denial of temporary IPv4 allocation to the folks who run Microsoft TechEd in Australia. (Ed. note – check the date Regardless, it shows now how important it is for folks to … Continue reading → Continue reading
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
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
The CAv6TF is excited to help out the Security B-Sides with their San Francisco event happening Mon Feb 14th and Tues Feb 15th at the Zeum in San Francisco. This event is around the corner from RSA so please drop … Continue reading → Continue reading
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
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
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