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  • IPv6 address

    An IPv6 address is a 128-bit alphanumeric string that identifies an endpoint device in the Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) addressing scheme. The new IP address format was created to enable the trillions of new IP addresses required to connect no... 

  • IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6)

    IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the latest level of the Internet Protocol (IP) and is now included as part of IP support in many products including the major computer operating systems. 

  • The implications of World IPv6 Day 2012

    American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN) CEO John Curran explains in this video interview the events on, and implications of, World IPv6 Day 2012. 

  • The state of enterprise IPv6 adoption at Interop 2012 in Las Vegas

    Tessa Parmenter caught up with John Curran, CEO of the ARIN, to discuss the state of enterprise IPv6 adoption at Interop 2012 in Las Vegas. 

  • Understanding DNS IPv6 issues for World IPv6 Day and beyond

    Domain name system (DNS) IPv6 expert Cricket Liu discusses where enterprises stand on DNS in the IPv4 to IPv6 transition and what this will mean for World IPv6 Day in this podcast. 

  • Migration to IPv6: Video interview with John Curran

    Migration to IPv6 is inevitable. In this video, learn what the new Internet Protocol version 6 is, how it differs from IPv4, what it means to wide area network (WAN) managers and more in this video with American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) p... 

  • IPv6 network security issues podcast

    Learn about the network security issues associated with the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) from 'IPv6 Security' book author Scott Hogg. In this podcast interview he explains how you can protect your enterprise network against these vulnerabilitie... 

  • Affordable IPv6 upgrades are possible -- unless you wait

    In this podcast, IPv6 expert Chip Popoviciu shares his advice on how best to manage an IPv6 upgrade without breaking the bank. Popoviciu is co-author of the book "Global IPv6 Strategies" as well as a Cisco technical leader. 

About IP networks

IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) has been mandated by government agencies and is included in most new network hardware products, so you may find yourself working with it soon. Find out the differences between IPv4 and IPv6, what the upgrade issues are and how you will benefit from IPv6, especially in terms of network security.