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RIPE NCC Launches IPv6 for Governments Programme

RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) recently launched an IPv6 for Governments program to assist governments with their IPv6 allocation requests. The program aims ‘to help governments accurately calculate the amount of IPv6 address space they need (and can justify) before they submit an allocation request,’ in order to avoid rejected requests. Since government requests Read more…


June 23rd, 2017 by | Posted in Deployment, Information, IPv6, News, Training | Tags: , , | No Comments

The IETF Needs Your Participation in IPv6 Standards

Last week, The Register ran an article about the lack of participation from smaller ISPs in IETF IPv6 activities. With IETF 99 in Prague coming up in just under a month, we thought now would be a good time to remind you of all the IPv6 work happening at the IETF and how you can Read more…


June 21st, 2017 by | Posted in IETF, Information, IPv6, News | Tags: , | No Comments

12 Steps to enable IPv6 in an ISP Network

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Here’s an quick guide on how to enable IPv6 in an ISP from Jordi Palet (Consulintel), that’s just been published by LACNIC. It’s not intended to be a comprehensive technical digest of how to deploy IPv6 in a network that currently has IPv4, but rather an summary of the 12 fundamental steps, not including services (DNS, web, Read more…


Uber Goes IPv6 to Support its Growing Infrastructure

Uber recently announced it’s deploying IPv6. The company has made the decision to deploy IPv6 to support the company’s growing infrastructure, as explained in the engineering team’s announcement where they detail three major areas of infrastructure they need to update – network architecture, software support, and vendor support. From the post: “Three key factors made it Read more…


June 7th, 2017 by | Posted in Case Studies, Deployment, Information, IPv6, News | Tags: | No Comments

New State of IPv6 Deployment Report

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Today marks five years since World IPv6 Launch and today the Internet Society released a new landmark paper on the State of IPv6 Deployment 2017. Sometimes IPv6 deployment seems slow, but it really is moving along nicely and when we  stop to compare then and now we see huge improvements. From Mat Ford’s blog post, Read more…


Good IPv6 News from Akamai State of the Internet Report

The Akamai State of the Internet Q1 2017 Report is now out. As a major content delivery network, Akamai is able to collate substantial amounts of data on many metrics including connection speeds, broadband adoption, IPv4 exhaustion, and IPv6 deployment. While there are many interesting statistics and trends throughout the report, we will of course Read more…


IPv4 Transfer Market Status

Our Deploy360 colleague Aftab Siddiqui chaired a panel discussion about the IPv4 transfer market during APRICOT 2017. The idea was to get the perspective of the IPv4 consumers (buyers), brokers, Regional Internet Registries, and the transfer market facilitators. The growth of the Internet combined with shortages of new IPv4 address, means the market in trading Read more…


Final report on TCP/IP migration in 1983

Sometimes you need to go back to the past to learn lessons for the future, and with much current discussion revolving around the transition from IPv4 to IPv6, we should perhaps reflect that we’ve been here before when the Internet transitioned from NCP to the TCP/IP protocols. That’s why it was great to have a presentation Read more…


September 15th, 2016 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Information, IPv6, NOG | No Comments

BSkyB and British Telecom (BT) announce IPv6 support in 2015

The IPv6 Future Enabler Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland brought us some very interesting content including a few public statements about future IPv6 support. The meeting was opened by Latif Ladid who provided a brief history of IPv6, how it was standardized and who were the important figures. Alain Fiocco from Cisco talked about their measurements on Read more…


November 24th, 2014 by | Posted in Events, Information, IPv6, Talks | Tags: , | No Comments

NETNOD Autumn 2014 Meeting In Stockholm – IPv6 Presentations

This year NETNOD Autumn meeting happened on 1st and 2nd October at Piperska Muren in Stockholm and brought together many excellent experts from the Internet community. I was invited to speak about two documents that are aimed at helping to remove some IPv6 deployment speed-bumps: RIPE-554 and “IPv6 troubleshooting for help desks“. Compressing so much information about Read more…


October 27th, 2014 by | Posted in Information, IPv6, Talks | Tags: , , | No Comments