Category: IPv6

The Time Is Still Now for IPv6

The Time Is Still Now for IPv6

 • Jonathan S. Weissman

Why can’t IPv6 be avoided? How insanely big is the IPv6 address space, and can we actually run out of IPv6 addresses? Is IPv6 faster and more secure than IPv4? IPv6 Evangelist Jonathan Weissman answers these questions and more to increase understanding of IPv6 as its adoption expands.

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IPv4, IPv6 … What Happened to All the Other Numbers?

IPv4, IPv6 … What Happened to All the Other Numbers?

 • Jonathan S. Weissman

Does frequent talk of IPv4 and IPv6 have you wondering about the other Internet Protocol version numbers? The ones that come before and in between 4 and 6? Or even after? Let's take a look at the history and current state of those oft' unspoken versions.

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Why Doesn’t the Internet Migrate Entirely to IPv6?

Why Doesn’t the Internet Migrate Entirely to IPv6?

 • Jennifer Bly

Read a summary of the thought-provoking discussion that took place during the IPv6 Panel we hosted at ARIN 49 last week — including some bold predictions and positions shared by our six Internet expert panelists.

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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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