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Adam Castle — 27 Sep 2013
IPv6 Misconceptions: It’s Fake News
IPv6 Misconceptions: It’s Fake News
Jen Linkova — 20 Dec 2018

As I was preparing my keynote presentation for the recent UK IPv6 Council AGM held in London earlier this month, it occurred to me that I’ve spent a significant amount of time talking about how good IPv6 is at these and other meetings, often to those who are already championing and using the protocol. So, I’m writing it down and sharing it with a wider audience, notably those who are using common misconceptions as reasons for not deploying IPv6.… Read more

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Twelve Steps to Enable IPv6 in Government and Enterprise Networks
Twelve Steps to Enable IPv6 in Government and Enterprise Networks
Jordi Palet Martinez — 23 Nov 2018

In the first part of this two-part series, I shared a recent IPv6 deployment case study I worked on for a government network in the LACNIC region, concentrating on the hereditary peculiarities in the network that we had to overcome, many of which are common among government and organisational networks worldwide. This second post is a quick guide to the necessary steps such networks will face during an IPv6 deployment project.… Read more

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iSEND: IPv6 SEcure Neighbor Discovery Implementation for Android Devices
Ahmad Alsadeh — 16 Oct 2018

IPv6 SEcure Neighbor Discovery (SEND) is an extension to countermeasure the security threats in IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP). SEND provides address ownership proof, message protection, and router authorisation capabilities. The current lack of robust implementations of SEND at the end user devices limits its deployment and leave the door open for the attacks against NDP. The main goal of iSEND project is to provide an open source implementation of SEND for Linux-based operating system especially for Android devices.… Read more

Blockers to IPv6 Adoption
Blockers to IPv6 Adoption
David Holder — 07 Jun 2018

On a recent flight from the UK to the USA I sat next to the IT director for a global corporation. He asked me why I was travelling, to which I answered that I was giving the keynote presentation at an IPv6 conference held by the US Federal government. Without hesitation, his response was “IPv6 is not even on my radar.” … Read more

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What Drives IPv6 Deployment?
What Drives IPv6 Deployment?
Geoff Huston — 23 May 2018

It’s been almost seven years since World IPv6 Launch day on 6 June 2011 (*). In those seven years, we’ve managed to place ever-increasing pressure on the dwindling pools of available IPv4 addresses, but we have still been unable to complete the transition to an all-IPv6 Internet.… Read more

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