Category: IPv6

Changing to a Proactive, Managed, and Strategic Approach to IPv6 Deployment

Changing to a Proactive, Managed, and Strategic Approach to IPv6 Deployment

 • Lola Killey

Merit Network Inc., a non-profit, member-owned organization that runs a regional Research & Education (REN) network for the state of Michigan, recently completed an IPv6 Readiness Program.

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Top 10 IPv4 to IPv6 Application Conversion Considerations for Enterprises

Top 10 IPv4 to IPv6 Application Conversion Considerations for Enterprises

 •  Nalini Elkins & Mike Ackermann & Dhruv Dhody

Nalini Elkins, Mike Ackermann, and Dhruv Dhody of INTC provide a checklist of the top 10 items enterprises should consider while converting applications to IPv6 and encourage individuals from organizations with private, managed networks to take a survey that will help pinpoint the issues many organizations are facing that will help ensure application conversion is not a roadblock to deploying IPv6.

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IPv6 Challenge in 280 Characters or Less

IPv6 Challenge in 280 Characters or Less

 • Erin Pratt

Last week we posed a challenge for our community on our TeamARIN Twitter account: In 280 characters or less, what progress have you made on your IPv6 deployment this year? Here's a look at what you had to say.

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The Evolution of Flow Data

The Evolution of Flow Data

 • Brian Davenport

Brian Davenport, Solutions Engineer, Community Services, shares the evolution of flow data and passes on some knowledge, tips and history about the protocol.

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Running the Gamut: Legacy Sprint's Journey Through IPv6 Transition Mechanisms

Running the Gamut: Legacy Sprint's Journey Through IPv6 Transition Mechanisms

 • Ben Bittfield

Ben Bittfield shares how Sprint has implemented nearly all the major categories of IP addressing and IPv6 transition techniques on the wireless network, from public IPv4 to IPv6-only with NAT64, and offers his advice about when to start your own migration plan.

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How we make IPv6-only hosting a reality

How we make IPv6-only hosting a reality

 • Pete Stevens

Pete Stevens shares what has made IPv6-only hosting at Mythic Beasts possible as a default for most hosting requirements from getting bytes in to getting bytes out.

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U.S. Federal Government Plans for IPv6-Only Readiness

U.S. Federal Government Plans for IPv6-Only Readiness

 • John Curran

On 2 March 2020, the United States Federal Government released a statement about their plan to transition the majority of U.S. Government networks and services to IPv6-only networks inside the next five years. We share the details of this statement and how ARIN is here to support you in your deployment.

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You Have IPv6 Address Space, Now What?

You Have IPv6 Address Space, Now What?

 • Erin Pratt

Once you received IPv6 address space, what did you do with it? We recently took to social media and asked you to share the very first step you took after obtaining IPv6 address space. After all, an IPv6 deployment happens one step at a time. Here's what you had to say.

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Testament to the Adaptability of the Internet

Testament to the Adaptability of the Internet

 • Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson marvels at the adaptability of the Internet’s underlying structure as he describes the SolarNetOne network build. He advises to crawl before you walk, so deploying IPv6 will seem a lot less daunting.

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Why is IPv6 faster?

Why is IPv6 faster?

 • Lee Howard

Why is IPv6 faster than IPv4? Lee Howard, founder of Retevia, explores this question and shares his findings following his recent presentation at NANOG 76. He also provides detailed instructions for how to enable IPv6 on your website based on your web host.

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