ipv6 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Brocade unites IPv4 and IPv6

    Brocade this week unveiled software for its application acceleration switches that enables them to function as gateways between existing IPv4 networks and new ones built on <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a>. 

  • Brocade touts IPv6 experience with Hurricane Electric

    Brocade Networks announced last week that it provides the routers and switches that underpin the network backbone operated by Hurricane Electric, a leader in next-generation Internet services using the emerging <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a> standard.

  • IPv6 on home routers: FAIL

    When it comes to IPv6 support, consumer home networking gear lags far behind other devices, like enterprise equipment and PC operating systems. Most devices certified as IPv6-compliant by the IPv6 Forum are full of implementation bugs, experts say.

  • Auldhouse lands IPv6, Oracle Sun training

    Auldhouse has become the first training organisation to be approved by the IPv6 Task Force to provide training in the new internet protocol &#8211; but it does not have an exclusive training status, says Task Force head Murray Milner.

  • Comcast, Time Warner Cable sign on for 24-hour IPv6 trial

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable have joined the throng of network vendors that are participating in World <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a> Day, a 24-hour trial of the next-generation Internet protocol scheduled for June 8.

  • Suddenly everybody's selling IPv6

    For IT professionals and network industry vendors alike, the events of last week represent a game changer regarding IPv6, which was developed in 1998 but has scarcely been deployed. 

  • 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.

  • Comcast claims another IPv6 first

    Comcast is the first cable operator in the United States to provide its cable modem customers with a production-quality service that supports the next-generation Internet Protocol known as IPv6.

  • Cisco, Verizon enlist in 24-hour IPv6 trial

    Two leading network vendors -- Cisco and Verizon Business -- have enlisted in an upcoming trial-by-fire of IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol called IPv4.

  • 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.