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  • Juniper changes course, accelerates IPv6 support

    Juniper Networks is accelerating its plan to support IPv6 on its public-facing website and Web services, following criticism that the router maker was lagging rivals including Cisco Systems and Brocade Networks in this critical area.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan02 Feb. 11 06:45
  • No more IPv4 addresses

    The Internet has run out of IPv4 address space.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan02 Feb. 11 02:35
  • Facebook, Google, Yahoo commit to 'World IPv6 Day' trial

    Several of the Internet's most popular Web sites - including Facebook, Google and Yahoo - have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol known as IPv4.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan13 Jan. 11 02:15
  • Global IPv6 test flight geared for 8 June, 2011

    Internet heavyweights Google, Facebook, Yahoo! are among a number of major Web companies in support of World IPv6 day, slated for 8 June 2011.

    Written by Tim Lohman13 Jan. 11 10:24
  • Is free DNS a good deal for business?

    It's been almost a year since Google announced its free DNS service known as Google Public DNS, promising a speedier, safer way to surf the Web and sparking concern that Google would become the dominant DNS provider for ISPs and other large network operators.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan18 Nov. 10 02:38
  • Juniper defends poky pace on IPv6-enabling its Web site

    It's surprising that Juniper will admit to being two years behind arch-rival Cisco at anything, let alone a development related to IPv6, the next-generation Internet Protocol.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan17 Nov. 10 05:18
  • IPv6 pushes IT off the edge

    IT managers and staff need to be pushed off the edge into the IPv6 pool in order to encourage migration to the new address protocol, Blue Coat senior architect, Qing Li, has warned.

    Written by James Hutchinson05 Nov. 10 11:57
  • Gap between IPv4 depletion, IPv6 adoption widens

    With the Internet's largest-ever upgrade looming, network operators are using up address space based on the current standard -- known as IPv4 -- much faster than they are adopting IPv6, the next-generation standard.

    Written by Chuck Yoke19 Oct. 10 02:59
  • BlueCat beefs up IPv6 support

    BlueCat Networks has enhanced its IP address management software to aid network operators in the transition to IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan15 Oct. 10 07:02
  • Local DDoS testbed bids to future-proof systems

    Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology hope to test and mitigate the risks of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack by creating and running their own internal testbed.

    Written by James Hutchinson21 Sept. 10 12:53
  • No IPv6 plan? You're behind schedule

    If you haven't started deploying IPv6 -- or at least begun planning your IPv6 deployment -- you have fallen behind schedule compared to the majority of network operators worldwide, according to the latest survey about global readiness for IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan15 Sept. 10 03:44