Case Studies

Other IPv6 Stuff at APRICOT 2017

We already covered the IPv6 Deployment session during APRICOT 2017, but there were several other IPv6-related sessions that are worth mentioning. First thing to mention is that there was a tutorial on deployment of IPv6 in a production mobile network. This was a 1.5-hour session led by Jeff Schmidt (Telstra) and provided some insights into Read more…


NAT64check & More IPv6 @ APRICOT 2017

Some of the Deploy360 team were presenting at APRICOT 2017 last week, and there were other interesting presentations that are worth highlighting. Whilst we’ll cover the dedicated session on IPv6 deployment in this post, we’ll also do a round-up of some of the other IPv6-relevant presentations and tutorials in subsequent posts. Our colleague Jan Žorž had been asked Read more…


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

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

IPv6 inside LinkedIn

There’s a series of interesting articles authored by Franck Martin and Tim Crofts about how LinkedIn has enabled IPv6 and the issues they’ve encountered. LinkedIn has been running IPv6 since 2014, but this year they decided to test what happens with an IPv6-only network instead of a dual-stack one. The first article commissioned for the anniversary Read more…


Liquid Telecom deploys IPv6 in Africa

We recently received good news from Liquid Telecom who have implemented native IPv6 in Kenya and Zimbabwe and are actively using it. This was the next phase after their smaller rollout in Kenya undertaken only a few weeks ago. Others talk about being IPv6 ready, but they’ve proudly gone to being truly IPv6 active. As Andrew Alston, the main architect behind this Read more…


October 4th, 2016 by | Posted in Case Studies, Deployment, IPv6 | Tags: , | No Comments

Why you need IPv6 and the sad tale of an ISP that didn’t deploy it

IPv6

We’ve recently come across a couple of videos about IPv6 that we think are worth sharing. The first comes from Ethan Banks of Packet Pushers who makes the case for why you finally really do need IPv6. Here he argues that where IPv6 is not deployed, it’s starting to have a real business impact in Read more…


September 23rd, 2016 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Case Studies, IPv6 | Tags: , | No Comments

Sky Broadband now IPv6 enabled for 90% of customers

The good news in the IPv6 world continues with Sky Broadband announcing that over 90% of its customers are now IPv6 enabled. Sky Broadband is the second-largest UK Internet Service Provider with an estimated 6 million residential subscribers, and once its rollout on home CPEs (Consumer Premises Equipment) is completed at the end of 2016, Read more…


How Did Estonia Grow From Near 0% IPv6 To 8% In 7 Months?

Estonia IPv6 growth

How did the country of Estonia grow from close to 0% IPv6 deployment to almost 8% in about 7 months?  What did the network operators there do?  By way of a tweet today we learned that RIPE Labs published this great IPv6 case study about the Estonian growth. The story also includes this impressive chart Read more…


June 4th, 2015 by | Posted in Case Studies, IPv6 | Tags: , , | 1 Comment