World IPv6 Day: Tech industry’s most-watched event since Y2K

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Jun 08, 2011 10:06 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan The nation’s largest telecom carriers, content providers, hardware suppliers and software vendors will be on the edge of their seats tonight for the start of World IPv6 Day, which is the most-anticipated 24 hours the tech industry has seen since fears of the…

IPv4 finale ‘one of the most important days of the Internet’

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Feb 03, 2011 12:50 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Internet policymakers officially handed out the last five blocks of IPv4 address space to each of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) at a ceremony held in Miami Thursday morning. BACKGROUND: IPv4 exhaustion predicted The ceremony marked the depletion of the free pool of…