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  • Cloudmark tackles IPv6

    <a href="http://www.cloudmark.com/">Cloudmark</a> is among the first messaging vendors to tackle the vexing issues related to integrating large-scale e-mail services with the next-generation Internet Protocol called <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/ipv6.html">IPv6</a>. 

  • Who's who in IPv6: the companies and people leading the way

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/ipv6.html">IPv6</a> is on the minds of every network professional these days, and rightly so. While some vendors and service providers are woefully behind, others are leading the charge. We asked well-known IPv6 expert Ed Horley to name these leaders. Horley is co-chairman of the California IPv6 Task Force, is involved in the North American IPv6 Task Force and earns his living as principal solutions architect at Groupware Technology in Campbell, Calif. He lists the thought leaders for IPv6 among network equipment providers and service providers including CPE devices, routers/switches, load balancers, address management, content delivery networks and more. Got an idea for an article? Contact Network World Community Editor Julie Bort, jbort@nww.com.

  • HP aims high with top-of-rack 10G Ethernet switch

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/092211-hp-board-ousts-apotheker-whitman-251161.html">HP</a> this week is rolling out an array of networking products for the enterprise campus, branch and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html">data center</a>, including a <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/091911-hp-data-center-switching-250991.html">switch that fills a major gap</a> in the company's offerings.

  • BlueCat simplifies net management chores

    <a href="http://www.bluecatnetworks.com/">BlueCat Networks</a> has added new features to its DNS appliances aimed at simplifying the management of networks running IPv4 and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a>, the current and enhanced versions of the Internet Protocol.

  • Scariest IPv6 attack scenarios

    Experts are reporting a rise in the number of attacks that take advantage of known vulnerabilities of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a>, a next-generation addressing scheme that is being adopted across the Internet. IPv6 replaces the Internet's main communications protocol, which is known as IPv4.

  • '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.

  • Most IT pros say their websites will support IPv6 by 2013

    More than 70% of IT departments plan to upgrade their websites to support <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/022411-ipv6-misconceptions.html">IPv6</a> within the next 24 months, according to a recent survey of more than 200 IT professionals conducted by Network World. Plus, 65% say they will have IPv6 running on their internal networks by then, too.

  • 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:

  • IETF looks at IPv6 for home networking

    The Internet Engineering Task Force is considering establishing a working group to smooth some of the impending issues around setting up and maintaining IPv6-based Internet connections into homes.

  • IPv6 traffic surges at launch of World IPv6 Day

    A surge of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a>-based Web traffic began flowing over the Internet last night when World IPv6 Day began, according to data gathered by Arbor Networks.

  • 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.