Stories by Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Infoblox adds master controller to product line

Infoblox <a href="">will unveil</a> on Monday a new type of IP appliance aimed at its largest customers, which are increasingly delegating the management of critical network services to business units but want the IT department to monitor overall network performance.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan11 Oct. 11 02:38

Startup promotes simultaneous upgrades to IPv6, cloud

A start-up consulting firm founded by former Cisco engineers is targeting a new niche for enterprise IT departments: helping them deploy <a href="">IPv6</a> and <a href="">cloud computing</a> simultaneously to reduce overhead costs.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan06 Oct. 11 07:45

iPhone 4S chatter swamps the Web

Apple's iPhone 4S announcement in Cupertino, Calif., predictably turned into a major social media event, prompting techies to post tens of thousands of related tweets on Twitter, thousands of thumbs-up likes on Facebook, and hundreds of comments on popular news sites during the 90 minute-long event.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan05 Oct. 11 09:33

CloudFlare unveils free IPv6 translation service

Startup CloudFlare is turning the economics of IPv6 transition on its head with a free cloud-based IPv6-to-IPv4 translation service that is available to website operators starting today.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan27 Sept. 11 23:47

'IPv6 brokenness' problem appears fixed

The Internet's biggest content providers -- including Yahoo, Facebook and Google -- are reporting a significant decline in their measurements of "IPv6 brokenness," a term that describes end users with misconfigured systems that can't access websites supporting the next-generation Internet protocol called IPv6.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan28 July 11 05:51

Yahoo, Facebook,Google to IETF: Where are the IPv6 users

Where are the users? That's what popular websites including Yahoo, Google and Facebook are asking the Internet engineering community when they are questioned about their long-range plans to deploy IPv6.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan28 July 11 05:51

6 simple steps toward IPv6

Upgrading your Web site to support IPv6 doesn't have to be hard or expensive. Here are six simple steps toward adopting IPv6 from companies that are already offering IPv6 content:

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan19 July 11 00:06

Google, Facebook promise new IPv6 services after trial

One day after completing a successful 24-hour trial of IPv6, Facebook, Google and Yahoo said at a joint press conference that they would begin permanently supporting this upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol on some of their key websites.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan10 June 11 07:07

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

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 Y2K bug dominated New Year's Eve in 1999.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan09 June 11 00:06

Can't reach your favorite site? IPv6 may be to blame

A small number of Internet users will experience delays or time-outs as they attempt to visit Facebook, Google, Yahoo and other popular websites tonight and tomorrow, due to a 24-hour trial of a new Internet standard called IPv6.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan08 June 11 05:03

Hackers may try to disrupt World IPv6 Day

Hundreds of popular websites -- including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Bing -- are participating in a 24-hour trial of a new Internet standard called IPv6 on June 8, prompting worries that hackers will exploit weaknesses in this emerging technology to launch attacks.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan07 June 11 07:40

Verisign expands cloud-based DDoS protection

Citing a rise in the number and scope of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks across the Internet, Verisign is expanding its cloud-based DDoS protection service to cover small and midsize businesses that are increasingly frequent targets.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan10 May 11 06:00

Free DNS service adds IPv6 support

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 communications protocol known as IPv4.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan03 May 11 06:49

Asia out of IPv4 addresses

The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has run out of all but a handful of IPv4 addresses that it is holding in reserve for start-up network operators.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan15 April 11 04:43