IPv6 Day only a beginning, researchers say

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Jun 10, 2011 08:40 pm | IDG News Service Traffic grew as sites were made available, but most was not native IPv6 by Stephen Lawson World IPv6 Day boosted the amount of native IPv6 traffic on the Internet, but it mostly increased the use of transitional protocols that won’t help to solve the looming shortage…

World IPv6 Day Results: New Internet Protocol Proves It’s Ready

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World IPv6 Day Results: New Internet Protocol Proves It’s Ready | NetworkWorld By Scott Hogg on Wed, 06/08/11 – 10:37pm. Today was a significant day in the development of IPv6. Today is IPv6’s Bar Mitzvah, Baha’i, Shinbyu ceremony, Genpuku ceremony and Quinceanera all rolled into one. It was a day where IPv6 could prove to…

Facebook: The Internet did not break

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Jun 08, 2011 05:59 pm | Computerworld World’s largest social network reports no problems on World IPv6 Day by Sharon Gaudin With only a few hours left to go on World IPv6 Day, Facebook, the world’s largest social network, reported that it hasn’t had any trouble. The 24-hour worldwide test of the Internet’s new communications…

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 protocol is going smoothly. The 24-hour global test run hasn’t hit any major glitches, according to a spokesman for Arbor…

IPv6 traffic surges at launch of World IPv6 Day

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Jun 08, 2011 12:51 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan A surge of IPv6-based Web traffic began flowing over the Internet last night when World IPv6 Day began, according to data gathered by Arbor Networks. Arbor released some initial findings at 9 a.m. EDT that showed a sharp rise in HTTP traffic as…

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…