Category Archives: IPv6

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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San Francisco Security B-Sides

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

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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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