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  • Vyatta routing software certified for IPv6

    The Vyatta open-source network operating system has been certified for IPv6, which is likely to become a key capability as the number of Internet addresses available under the current version of IP diminishes.

    Written by Stephen Lawson25 Aug. 10 05:52
  • Run on IPv4 addresses could exhaust supply by December

    The remaining pool of unallocated IPv4 addresses could be depleted as early as December due to unprecedented levels of broadband and wireless adoption in the Asia Pacific region, experts say.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan18 June 10 01:52
  • New IPv6 testing tool ships

    Mu Dynamics announced on Monday a test suite for IPv6 that custom generates tests based on the user's existing IPv4 network traffic rather than from pre-determined, standard test cases.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan27 April 10 07:04
  • Verizon follows Comcast lead on IPv6

    Verizon appears to be playing catch-up to broadband rival Comcast with its announcement Tuesday of a residential trial of IPv6, a long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan07 April 10 00:46
  • Address IPv6 now to head off network slowdowns

    Internode’s CIO, Frank Falco, has warned that fellow IT leaders must begin taking action to counteract the effects of the imminent exhaustion of IPv4 addresses or face potential slowdowns in network performance and investment in IPv6 incompatible hardware.

    Written by Tim Lohman04 Jan. 10 09:00
  • Google adding IPv6 to YouTube

    Google plans to upgrade its YouTube video streaming Web site to provide support for IPv6, a long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan21 Nov. 09 02:43
  • Europe moving slow on IPv6 deployment

    Few organizations across Europe have upgraded to IPv6, the new version of the Internet's addressing protocol, according to a survey commissioned by the European Commission.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk30 Oct. 09 09:29
  • Internet pioneer Cerf urges IPv6 migrations

    Internet pioneer Vinton Cerf has repeated a call for migrations to IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) to stave off an anticipated lack of available addresses on IPv4.

    Written by Paul Krill18 Sept. 09 00:38
  • Australia leads the way in IPv6 adoption: OECD

    Australia is one of the countries leading the way in IPv6 adoption, according to an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report which calls for more network operators to follow its lead as IPv4 is running out.

    Written by Dahna McConnachie14 Aug. 09 12:26
  • IPv6 fails to reach 5 percent of Internet

    Only a small percentage of the Internet supports the emerging protocol IPv6 despite the technology being mandated by the US government.

    Written by Maxwell Cooter10 March 09 08:37