World IPv6 Launch Day, 6th June 2012

Ireland’s IPv6 Task Force is a group made up of public and private sector
representatives all seeking to promote the deployment and awareness of
IPv6 under the auspices of the Department of Communications, Energy and
Natural Resources (DCENR). If you want to know more see the About IPv6
section of this Irish IPv6 Task Force website that has a lay person’s
description of the problem, and links to shorter and longer materials for
further information.


IPv6 related news

World IPv6 Day is Complete. Did Anyone Notice?
Study: Why Marketers Need An IPv6 Education
Raising the Bar on IP Address Management (IPAM)
Security vendors step up IPv6 certifications
Vint Cerf’s Internet Safety
IPv6 Day a Couple of Days After
IPv6: Come on in, the water’s fine
Making Sure IPv6 and IPv4 Co-exist Reliably and Securely
IPv6 Day Success Marks Changing Times For Business Owners
World IPv6 Day shows weakness of transition protocols, say researchers
Corporate and Products:
Threat assessment
Transitioning to IPv6: What Your Marketing Department Needs to Know
Linksys E4200 Router firmware update 1.0.02
Experts warn of tough times ahead for transition to IPv6
D-Link Launches New DSR-1000N Unified Services Router
Fluke Networks OptiView XG
Canada’s advanced networks promote World IPv6 Day Enabling IPv6 for research and education across Canada
Network vendors’ quest for profits might have hit IPv6 adoption
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World IPv6 Day Conclusions

Abel Avram on InfoQ
World IPv6 Day proved to be a success. Major service providers and websites are ready for IPv6, but some experience response times lower than when using IPv4. Experts draw attention to a possible security flaw in IPv6 implementations.
The long anticipated event, World IPv6 Day, announced last year and recently by InfoQ, finally came and passed on June 8th. According to Internet Society (ISOC), the event organizer, more than 1,000 Internet service providers and websites, including Akamai, Facebook, Google, Limelight, Microsoft, and Yahoo!, attempted for 24 hours to see if they are ready for IPv6, and what problems might appear when IPv6 is enabled for many of their websites. The test demonstrated that “major websites around the world are well-positioned for the move to a global IPv6-enabled Internet, enabling its continued exponential growth”, according to ISOC, which concluded:

A key goal of World IPv6 Day was to expose potential issues with real-world IPv6 use under controlled conditions. Given the diversity of technology that powers the Internet, the global nature of the trial was crucial to identify unforeseen problems. The vast majority of users were able to access services as usual, but in rare cases, users experienced impaired access to participating websites during the trial.

Article has some initial graphics of analysis of traffic on World IPv6 Day.

IPv6 related news

DHCP for IPv4 vs. IPv6 – What You Need to Know
European Research Networks Ready For IPv6 Future
AfriNIC internet industry meeting set for Tanzania
IPv6 security: Plan now and quiz vendors
8 security considerations for IPv6 deployment
Corporate and Products:
Hurricane Electric Reports that Ten Percent of the Public Internet’s Routable Core Networks Support IPv6
Epitiro Announces New IPv6 Testing and Analysis Solution
BroadLight to Demonstrate a Service Centric GPON Gateway at the Home Gateway Initiative
Global Crossing to Participate in World IPv6 Day, Supplies Numerous Avenues for Customer Interaction
Cisco predicts internet device boom
TeamF1 Adds Advanced Capabilities to Service Provider Gateway Software, Debuts Mobile Apps for Secure Remote Access
Memset Prepares For World IPv6 Day
Black Lotus Pledges Support to World IPv6 Day with IPv6 DDoS Protection Services
D-Link Commemorates Its 25th Anniversary
What is Internet Protocol Address Management?
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World IPv6 Day today

WORLD IPV6 DAY is 8 June 2011 – The Future is Forever

Today is World IPv6 Day, organised by the Internet Society (ISOC). Internet Society – World IPv6 Day.
Read the “About IPv6″ section of this website if this means nothing to you :-)
Many people are experimenting with turning on IPv6 for the first time, and/or turning off IPv4 to see if the IPv6 infrastructure can cope.
So today is a good day to test your own machine to see how well it can cope with the next generation internet protocol, IPv6:
In Ireland there is a good IPv6 readiness site,, sponsored by the INEX, the Dublin Internet Neutral Exchange.
The Irish IPv6 Task Force has also a website for the day,, the site includes a monitoring tooolset that monitors IPv6 readiness for high profile public and private sector Irish internet sites.

IPv6 related news

Preparing for World IPv6 Day
Internet of Things: how it will change the world
Lack of IPv6 traffic stats makes judging progress difficult
IPv6 Transition Still a Low Priority for Most Organizations
What if IPv6 simply fails to catch on?
G8 Governments Urged to Embrace Multistakeholder Approach to Internet Issues
Will IPv6 Make Us Unsafe?
6 tips for securing IPv6
Corporate and Products:
Nominum Announces IPv6 Readiness Program for Network Operators
Commtouch Technology Ensures Protection Against Enhanced Threats Posed by IPv6
Cisco to Help the ‘Connected World’ Transition Smoothly to IPv6
Miro 4.0 arrives with Android & IPv6 support
Charter Prepares for World IPv6 Day
NetLogic Microsystems Launches Volume Production of IPv6 Knowledge-Based Processors for Leading Customer Systems
Verizon to Participate in World IPv6 Day on June 8
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IPv6 related news

Why IPv6 Matters to Your Station
GreenChip lighting lets you flip the switch remotely, thumbs nose at IPv4 depletion
IPv6 Day Could Stress-Test Small ISPs
The Next Web Gold Rush: IPv6
The top five myths of IPv4 and IPv6
IPv6 connectivity: Innovations address IPv6 security concerns
Overview: Inside the Zeus Trojan’s source code
Corporate and Products:
Survey: Service providers planning diverse approaches to IPv6
InteropNet can deploy IPv6, and you should too
Troubleshooting IPv6 Networks and Systems
Q&A: Things to consider when it comes to IPv6 and security
AOL Announces Participation in World IPv6 Day Partner With Blacknight On IPv6 Upgrade
Internet Summit at The Cable Show 2011 Focused on Transition to IPv6
Infinite Networks Completes Deployment of IPv6 over its Networks
Expansion of Areas Supplying “KDDI Internet Gateway”
InfoWeapons Releases Dual-stack Tweak to Support World IPv6 Day
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IPv6 related news

Internet Protocol infiltrates low-power machine-to-machine networks
IPv6 and the IT Channel: Assessing, Integrating, Mythbusting
ISOC-AU calls on ISP participation for World IPv6 Day
Corporate and Products:
IPv6 Update
TeliaSonera International Carrier Supports World IPv6 Day, 8th June
Android’s Next Step May Hit Too Close to Home
FAQ: IPv6 for enterprise networks
Backbone operators see IPv6 connectivity demand up, but little traffic
D-Link Leads Home Wireless Industry With Compreensive IPv6-Ready Products and Resources
Roaring Penguin Software to participate in World IPv6 Day
Brocade Demonstrates 100 Gigabit Ethernet Service Scalability for the Cloud at Interop 2011
Parallels Plesk Panel 10.2 launches support for IPv6 as service providers begin to future proof their offers
InterOp at 25: Where the Internet Came From, Where It Is Heading
Ipswitch Poll Shows Disturbing Gap in IPv6 Readiness among Enterprise Networks
LG-Ericsson Aggregator Gig Switches with 10G Uplink Anchor Business Networks
Alpheus Communications Announces IPv6 Capability
Blue Coat Breaks the Barrier for Public Cloud Optimization
New Chassis-Based and Stackable Switches Broaden D-Link’s Cost-Effective, High-Performance Unified Networking Solutions for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
G3-PLC Chipset Complies With IEEE P1901.2 Prestandard for Smart Grid Communications
World of Warcraft enables IPv6 with latest patch
Infoblox Enhances DDI Solution for IPv6 Transition
Microsemi Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Midspans Are First to Support Internet’s Migration to IPv6 Technology
National Security Group Recognizes Network Security Product
A10 Networks Sets Industry Performance Records with AX Series Application Delivery Platforms
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