Deploy360 @ APRICOT 2017

The Deploy360 team will be busy next week at the APRICOT 2017 Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Aftab Siddiqui and Jan Žorž will be co-chairing the Asia-Pacific BCOP BoF, Jan will be giving two presentations on DNSSEC/DANE and IPv6, whilst Aftab will moderate a panel about the APNIC transfer market. Our colleague Andrei Robachevsky will also be talking Read more…


The Business Case for IPv6 in Pakistan

We had a very successful ION conference in Islamabad on 25 January 2017, and amongst the interesting topics presented at the conference, it’s worth highlighting the statistics on IPv4 and IPv6 allocation in Pakistan. Let me share those in detail here. As per the APNIC resource delegation data (as of 1 January 2017). There are 5,314,816 IPv4 address Read more…


February 21st, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Case Studies, IPv6 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

ICANN to host DNS Symposium

ICANN will be hosting its first DNS Symposium on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at the NH Collection Eurobuilding in Madrid, Spain. This is being held in conjunction with DNS-OARC’s 26th Workshop, the 6th Registry Operations Workshop (ROW), and the ICANN GDD Industry Summit, so there should be plenty to interest those involved in the DNS Read more…


February 21st, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, DNSSEC | Tags: , , | No Comments

RIPE DNS Measurements Hackathon 2017

The RIPE NCC will be holding its fifth Hackathon event on 20 and 21 April 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is an opportunity for operators, researchers and developers to help produce new tools to measure and visualise DNS data. The RIPE NCC operates a number of DNS related services, including the K-root server, and Read more…


Apple to mandate TLS in 2017

One of the announcements at the last Apple Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC16) was that Apple would require all apps in its App Store to support TLS 1.2. TLS is a protocol that encrypts data sent between applications over the Internet, and is therefore essential for ensuring that data being transmitted cannot be eavesdropped on. The best known usage of Read more…


How RIPE are you for IPv6?

The RIPE NCC has just published its latest report on IPv6 RIPEness for 2017. Since 2010, its IPv6 RIPEness project has rated how prepared Local Internet Registries (LIRs) in the RIPE Service Region are for IPv6 deployment, and awards up to 5 stars if they fulfil particular criteria. This system is explained more in an older post Read more…


February 17th, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Deployment, IPv6 | Tags: , , | No Comments

BCOP BoF to be held at APRICOT 2017

Microsoft moves to IPv6 only internally

There’s an interesting post on the RIPE Labs discussing how Microsoft is moving to IPv6 only on its internal network. Marcus Keane presented their experiences during RIPE 73, and we also gave that some coverage on Deploy360, but this expands a bit more on their motivations for doing so. The primary reason is of course the exhaustion Read more…


February 15th, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Case Studies, IPv6 | Tags: , | No Comments

ION Islamabad: Pushing IPv6 and DNSSEC deployment in Pakistan

Presentations will be available shortly. The Deploy360 team was straight into action in 2017 with our first ION Conference of the year. This was held on 25 January 2017 at the Higher Education Commission Headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan, and attracted 71 participants from across South Asia. The event was hosted by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority and the Higher Education Read more…


Agenda, Speakers, and Webcast Information for ION Islamabad on 25 Jan

ION Islamabad

Just a reminder that ION Islamabad is this week, taking place on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 in Islamabad, Pakistan. This is being held in conjunction with the 29th South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG), and we have a great half-day programme lined-up. Aftab Siddiqui, Jan Žorž and Kevin Meynell will be there from Deploy360, and will Read more…


January 23rd, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, DNSSEC, ION, IPv6 | Tags: , | No Comments