Network operators and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) play a critical role in the deployment of IPv6. This page outlines some basic steps you can take to get started.

1. Understand the basics of IPv6. To get started, you may want to view our “IPv6 Basics” page.  Additionally, you may find these ebooks and resources helpful:

2. Obtain IPv6 addresses and determine an address plan:

3. Determine if your existing network equipment will support IPv6 or purchase appropriate equipment:

4. Learn about peering over IPv6:

5. Understand different transition technologies that can help your network:

6. Understand IPv6 security concerns:

7. Build the case for management about your transition to IPv6:

8. Keep up-to-date on the latest IPv6 news and activities:

Please let us know how we can help you make the transition to IPv6!