The implications of World IPv6 Day 2012

The implications of World IPv6 Day 2012

The implications of World IPv6 Day 2012

Date: Jun 04, 2012

The Internet Society sponsors World IPv6 Day 2012 on June 6 to raise awareness about the Internet protocol in an effort to speed the migration from IPv4 to IPv6. The first World IPv6 Day, held June 8, 2011, illustrated some of the remaining IPv6 challenges as several large Internet companies (including Google and Facebook) turned it on. In contrast to 2011, when only a few organizations kept IPv6 turned on after World IPv6 Day, in 2012, all participating companies plan to leave IPv6 on. That is, IPv6 Day 2012 is not merely about raising awareness of the new protocol, it is meant to launch the new protocol permanently.

In this video interview taken prior to the event, John Curran, president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), talks about what's so special about World IPv6 Day 2012 and how enterprises can orchestrate their own IPv6 migration. In his role as IPv6 advocate, Curran addresses these questions in this 3-minute video:

  • What is World IPv6 Day?
  • What happened on World IPv6 Day 2011?
  • How is World IPv6 Day 2012 different?
  • After June 6, 2012, does the Internet behave differently?
  • Where can enterprises find resources to migrate to IPv6?

For more information about World IPv6 Day 2012 outside of this video interview, view these resources from SearchEnterpriseWAN.com:

About the speaker: John Curran is president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) -- a non-profit group dedicated to coordinating and managing regional Internet number resources for the Americas. Curran has been involved in the migration to IPv6 for many years and has been explaining why service providers and businesses alike need an IPv6 transition.

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