So far, so good with World IPv6 Day

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Jun 08, 2011 03:31 pm | Computerworld Internet monitor reports no big problems or slowdowns during test by Sharon Gaudin With World IPV6 Day in full swing, the test flight of the Internet’s new communications…

10 things to know about the move to IPv6

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Jun 07, 2011 05:01 pm | IDG News Service The depletion of IPv4 addresses is turning the spotlight to the Internet’s numbering system by Stephen Lawson The Internet has been rolling along for decades on…

Facebook raring to give IPv6 a test flight

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Jun 07, 2011 04:16 pm | Computerworld Network engineers worked for months to get ready for World IPv6 Day by Sharon Gaudin After helping to hatch the plan for World IPv6 Day set for Wednesday,…

Comcast expands IPv6 trial

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Jun 06, 2011 10:55 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Comcast has expanded its IPv6 trial, adding hundreds of cable modem subscribers in the San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago and Miami areas to participants…

What if IPv6 simply fails to catch on?

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May 23, 2011 09:49 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan During the past six months, the Internet engineering community has undertaken an unprecedented effort to promote IPv6 as an urgent and necessary upgrade…

G.hn home-network backers plan tests next week

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May 17, 2011 04:43 pm | IDG News Service Vendors will test chip sets using the ITU G.hn standard for interoperability by Stephen Lawson The G.hn technology for wired residential networks should be a step…

Comcast rolls out metro Ethernet

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May 16, 2011 07:35 pm | IDG News Service The cable operator’s service is aimed at midsized businesses and runs up to 10-Gigabit Ethernet by Stephen Lawson Comcast is expanding its services to medium-sized businesses…

Is OpenFlow a go?

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May 13, 2011 10:41 am | Network World by Jim Duffy Interop 2011 could have been called The OpenFlow Show. Vendors were hawking OpenFlow switches and controllers, and a lab demonstration on the show floor…

IEEE investigates Ethernet bandwidth needs

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May 09, 2011 11:51 am | Network World by Jim Duffy The IEEE standards body is forming a committee to assess the future bandwidth needs of large organizations and service providers, with an eye toward…

Living legends: Radia Perlman, Layer 3 wizard

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May 09, 2011 10:10 am | Network World by John Dix As important as Spanning Tree has been to the acceptance and spread of Ethernet, making it possible to link Ethernet segments without creating loops…

Brocade gives a reality check on IPv6

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May 05, 2011 08:07 pm | IDG News Service “IPv4 diehards” and “IPv6 purists” are both wrong: The transition will be long and hard, Brocade said by Stephen Lawson The looming depletion of Internet addresses…

Free DNS service adds IPv6 support

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May 02, 2011 04:49 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan OpenDNS, one of the Internet’s most popular free DNS services, is now offering production-grade support for IPv6, an upgrade to the Internet’s main…

Six Months, Six Providers and IPv6

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Six Months, Six Providers and IPv6 | Arbor Networks by Craig Labovitz This winter, the Internet passed a major milestone in its twenty-year-old wunderkind evolution from a small, experimental research network to one of the…