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One Month IPv6, DNSSEC, and IETF Information at ION Durban

We’re just one month away from ION Durban, to be held Thursday, 7 September. ION will be part of the South African iWeek. iWeek includes events with the ISP Association (ISPA), the South African Network Operators’ Group (SAFNOG), and the South African Domain Name Authority (ZADNA). As usual, this ION also has generous support from Read more…


August 6th, 2017 by | Posted in Events, ION, News | Tags: | No Comments

LinkedIn Passes Another IPv6 Milestone

Yesterday, LinkedIn announced that, “Earlier this month, and for the first time in our company’s history, more than 50% of pages on LinkedIn were accessed over IPv6 from mobile devices in the U.S.” This is great news and further proof that IPv6 is the new normal. LinkedIn has been a trailblazer in IPv6 for many Read more…


July 26th, 2017 by | Posted in Case Studies, IPv6, News | Tags: | No Comments

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

CAA mandated by CA/Browser Forum

On 8 March 2017, the CA/B Forum announced that the voting period is over for “Ballot 187 – Make CAA Checking Mandatory“, which means mandatory CAA checking will become part of their Baseline Requirements document. But who is CA/B Forum, and what is the significance of this decision? As per its bylaws, the Certification Authority Browser Forum (CA/B Read more…


Help Us! A 5-Minute Deployment Survey … With Raffle Prizes!

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Do you have about five minutes to help us out with our Deployment Survey? As we previously mentioned, we’re running a survey throughout the month of June. Have you deployed IPv6, DNSSEC, or improved your routing security? Did you use Deploy360 resources? Are you planning to deploy these technologies soon? Is there something missing from Read more…


June 9th, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, News | Tags: | No Comments

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…


MIT Goes on IPv4 Selling Spree

Last month, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced that they will be selling at least 8 million IPv4 addresses from their unused 14 million. With the current price of IPv4 averaging around $10/address, they are likely to get a huge sum after selling these unused blocks; they’ve stated they want to support activities focused on Read more…


May 31st, 2017 by | Posted in IPv6, News | Tags: , | No Comments