Nephos6’s two practice areas focus on Cloud Adoption and IPv6 Integration. Each practice uses proven methodologies and Nephos6 tools to provide:

  • Education and technical training for the design, deployment, and operation of IPv6 and cloud computing infrastructures
  • IPv6 Certification
  • Cloud Readiness, Design, and Implementation services for successful and cost effective deployment of cloud computing capabilities
  • Proven IPv6 integration methodologies put into practice yield a five stage approach to take customers from an interest in IPv6 to a working and secure IPv6-enabled environment
  • Unique IPv6 and Cloud management and monitoring tools.

Nephos6 will deliver the right solution for each customer. No shortchanging customers in allocated consulting talent, no vendor complexities meant to lock the customer in, no expensive change orders. We make customers successful and build long term relationships.

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  • Wed, 13 Nov 2013 03:58:06 +0000 -

    OpenStack Havana and IPv6

    OpenStack Havana (8th release) is available on October 17 with 400+ new features. However, it brought very little excitement for IPv6 fans: users still cannot launch IPv6-based VMs. After running out of patience, we immersed ourselves in the lab for … Continue reading Wed, 08 May 2013 20:40:52 +0000 -

    IPv6 and Taxes

    How many times have you heard skeptics ask about the ephemeral Business Case for IPv6? How many times did you ask yourself that question?  Even if you are one of its cheerleaders, there are those lonely, rainy nights when you … Continue reading Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:55:36 +0000 -

    Thoughts from ShmooconIX (2013)

    (Image presumably (c) Shmoo group) First off, I want to thank all of the organizers and speakers – everything went great, even including IPv6 connectivity for most of the event and only one broken chandelier (that I know of, anyway). … Continue reading Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:52:08 +0000 -

    An example of “trying and failing” to really do IPv6 …

    One of the most common complaints an organization has when trying to move forward with an IPv6 deployment is “lack of vendor support”.  Whether that means your ISP cannot get you the connectivity you need (cough DISA FAIL cough) or that means … Continue reading Mon, 31 Dec 2012 16:00:17 +0000 -

    As another year closes, how is IPv6 looking for you?

    While a bit cliche, the last days of each year are a good opportunity to reflect on the year – progress made, problems solved, insights gained – and to look towards those same things for the upcoming year. 2012 saw … Continue reading Thu, 20 Dec 2012 18:08:04 +0000 -

    LSN/CGN/NAT44 vs. DNS64/NAT64, Part 2 of 3

    Last time we looked at NAT444, this time we will examine DNS64/NAT64.  I always write the mechanism that way because the DNS lookup (and possible manipulation) comes first, then the NAT operation. The DNS64/NAT64 mechanism (RFC 6147, RFC 6146) provides a … Continue reading Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:11:16 +0000 -

    Call to Arms!

    The most common challenge I see out there with respect to IPv6 transition is the perception that this is just another 6 months long network upgrade or network feature enablement. It is NOT. This is not your usual project and … Continue reading Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:18:07 +0000 -

    LSN/CGN/NAT44 vs. DNS64/NAT64, Part 1 of 3

    There may be a little confusion about the roles of these two technologies.  Plus, I have heard a few provider architects’ say “we were thinking of deploying LSN, because we will quickly run short of routable IPv4 addresses, but now … Continue reading Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:32:16 +0000 -

    Federal Acquisitions, Cloud and IPv6

    Do you write RFIs/RFPs?  Do you reply to them? Do you work in the area of Federal contracting? Do you provide Cloud services? Are you IPv6-enabled? Spoiler: There is not universal right answer. Some (quick) considerations to be included in … Continue reading Fri, 25 May 2012 15:58:45 +0000 -

    Nephos6 Helps Define the IPv6 Forum Security Certification Standards

    Excerpt from the IPv6 Forum Press Release: The IPv6 Forum Launches the IPv6 Education Security Certification Logo Program Accelerating adoption and integration of IPv6 in the Education Curriculum Worldwide   PENANG, MALAYSIA – SAN JOSE, USA – LUXEMBOURG,  May 25, 2012 – The IPv6 Forum Education Logo … Continue reading
  • September 25, 2013

    Update on IPv6 adoption by MSOs, quoting Nephos6 CEO, Ciprian Popoviciu. Read More
  • April 16, 2013

    v6Sonar, the Nephos6 developed and managed IPv6 website performance service featured by the Swiss IPv6 Council. Read More
  • March 15, 2013

    Nephos6 President and CEO Ciprian Popoviciu will present on two topics at the v6 World Congress 2013 in Paris: "IPv6 and Cloud", "IPv6 Security Updates". He will also be part of the IPv6 Metrics panel where he will share data collected by the Nephos6 service: v6Sonar. Read More
  • March 13, 2013

    Nephos6 President and CEO Ciprian Popoviciu to speak tomorrow on IPv6 strategy and planning at the Municipal Association of South Carolina, Spring 2013 meeting. Read More
  • February 22, 2013

    Nephos6 video add wins a Bronze award at the 2013 Addy Awards. Visit our YouTube channel for videos and information. Read More
  • January 28, 2013

    Nephos6 mentioned as one of the leading companies providing IPv6 Education and Certifications Worldwide. Read More
  • December 4, 2012

    Nephos6 VP of Engineering John Spence will discuss IPv6 in the panel "Advancing the Network: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Headed" at the Internet Society Conference on December 11, 2012. Read More
  • November 14, 2012

    Nephos6 President/CEO Ciprian Popoviciu featured in a Q&A article on IPv6 and Cloud in Netzwoche, No. 20, 2012. Read More
  • November 13, 2012

    Pankaj Gupta, Nephos6 Strategic IPv6 Accounts Executive delivers the keynote speech at GogoNet Live! 3. Read More
  • November 12, 2012

    Watch our latest video on Nephos6 IPv6 Education and Certification offerings. Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Read More
  • November 12, 2012

    Pankaj Gupta is joining the Nephos6 team as Strategic IPv6 Accounts Executive. Pankaj brings to the team extensive IPv6 strategy and planning experience, he most recently was the IPv6 Transition Lead for Shell Corporation. Read More
  • November 12, 2012

    Nephos6 will be at GogoNet Live 3 this week. We present and run certification on IPv6. Stop by, we would love to see you there! Read More
  • October 18, 2012

    The news from the SCTE event in Orlando. Nephos6 quoted on the importance of education n executive an effective IPv6 transition. Read More
  • October 15, 2012

    Nephos6 President/CEO Ciprian Popoviciu to speak on the correlation between the Cloud and IPv6 transitions at the Australian IPv6 Summit on October 18. Read More
  • October 9, 2012

    The first in a Nephos6 series of articles assessing the IPv6 readiness of Cloud Service Providers. This qualitative analysis will be followed by a quantitative evaluation of leading cloud providers. Read More
  • October 1, 2012

    TJ Evans, Nephos6 Director of Engineering is discussing IPv6 Security with other World recognized industry leaders in the podcast "Healthy Paranoia: IPv6 Security Smackdown!". Hear him out! Read More
  • September 27, 2012

    Nephos6 presenting on Cloud and IPv6 at the Swiss IPv6 Council. Read More
  • September 26, 2012

    TJ Evans, Nephos6 Director of Engineering presents IPv6 technology overview at the Auspex organized session on IPv6 Security. Read More
  • September 24, 2012

    Nephos6 CEO Ciprian Popoviciu participates in the IPv6 video produced by PCN for the Quest Forum, Americas Best Practices, September 2012. The video brings together leading IPv6 industry experts and thought leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the upcoming IPv6 transition. Great work by the PCN team. Read More
  • September 17, 2012

    Nephos6 VP of IP Services John Spence starts a new blog series on LSN/CGN/NAT44 vs DNS64/NAT64 Read More
  • September 14, 2012

    Nephos6 President/CEO Ciprian Popoviciu to present on Cloud and IPv6 at September 25 Swiss IPv6 Council event. Read More
  • September 2, 2012

    Nephos6 President/CEO Ciprian Popoviciu interprets GAO’s findings in its investigation of the "Cloud First" policy implementation. Read More
  • August 29, 2012

    Nephos6 CEO Ciprian Popoviciu discusses the IPv6 readiness of cable providers in the recent article by Carl Weinschenk. Read More
  • August 22, 2012

    John Spence, VP Nephos6 co-authors the paper "IPv6 Certification and Course Development" that will be presented at SIGITE annual conference on Oct 11-13. Read More
  • August 3, 2012

    PERNEC Malaysia is organizing an IPv6 event for the national service providers on IPv6 transition. The event is featuring Dr. Ciprian Popoviciu, President and CEO of Nephos6, industry leading IPv6 services organization. Read More
  • August 2, 2012

    The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and Malaysian Technical Standards Forum Bhd (MTSFB) is co-organizing an IPv6 Industry Talk No 3/2012: Global IPv6 Transition featuring Dr. Ciprian Popoviciu, President and CEO of Nephos6, an industry leading IPv6 services organization. Read More
  • July 23, 2012

    Brochure for the IPv6 Conference & Workshops event in Singapore, July 31 - August 2, published. Nephos6 president and CEO will present on Cloud and IPv6. Read More
  • July 16, 2012

    Nephos6 a key contributor to recently released "Planning Guide/Roadmap Toward IPv6 Adoption within the U.S. Government" Read More
  • July 11, 2012

    TJ Evans, Nephos6 Director of Engineering presents "READY, SET, DEPLOY - OVERCOMING YOUR IPV6 PHOBIA IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS" at SANS: Security Impact of IPv6 Summit in Washington DC. Read More
  • July 9, 2012

    Nephos6 in partnership with Knowlogy and Auspex is organizing a free IPv6 Techtorial on IPv6 Integration in US Federal Agencies in accordance with the 2012 OMB mandate. This will be an informative session for both decision makers and technologists. Join us on August 1! Read More
  • July 5, 2012

    Nephos6 CEO Ciprian Popoviciu to speak at the IPv6 Singapore Conference and Workshop on Cloud as a driver for IPv6 adoption. Read More
  • June 21, 2012

    TJ Evans, Nephos6 director of engineering will speak at SANS conference this year on securing IPv6. Read More
  • June 7, 2012

    John Spence, Nephos6 VP of Engineering speaks to eWeek about IPv6 Security readiness considerations on the eve of World IPv6 Launch day. Read More
  • June 6, 2012

    The Federal IPv6 Techtorial sponsored by the ACT-IACT, Veterans Affairs, IRS and Nephos6 brought together industry leading IPv6 SMEs to cover topics relevant to the 2012 and 2014 OMB mandates. The content for the presentations made during the session are available at this site. Read More
  • June 6, 2012

    Nephos6 in partnership with Knowlogy offer an IPv6 Forum Gold certified IPv6 Bootcamp in the Washington DC area. Read More
  • June 4, 2012

    Nephos6 CEO, Dr. Ciprian Popoviciu to speak at the MCNC-ISOC Malaysia IPv6 Industry Talk on June 6 - World IPv6 Launch Day. Read More
  • May 31, 2012

    Nephos6 "IPv6 for Decision Makers" class in Philadelphia, June 27, 2012 Read More
  • May 29, 2012

    Nephos6 announces the launch of the Nephos6 Academy. Read More
  • May 25, 2012

    Nephos6 partners with Ascolta to bring vendor independent IPv6 education to the market. First classes in San Diego and Atlanta this summer! Read More
  • April 25, 2012

    Nephos6 and Fluke Networks release white paper: "IPv6 Deployment Case Study - OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet" Read More
  • April 24, 2012

    In the lead up to World IPv6 Launch, Nephos6 is driving the development of IPv6 engineering expertise through training and certification. “The first IPv6 practical “transition tool” is high quality hands-on training of the engineers that will make this IPv6 transition happen. Nephos6 is delivering the IPv6 brainware to address this monumental task” said Latif Ladid, President of the IPv6 Forum. Read More
  • April 19, 2012

    The participants in the "IPv6 in the US Government" panel hosted by Nephos6 at the North American IPv6 Summit share their perspective on the topic in this excellent and realistic article by Carolyn Duffy Marsan. Read More
  • April 16, 2012

    Shannon McFarland, Cisco Principal Engineer and well known IPv6 experts discusses the North American IPv6 Summit takeaways and covers Nephos6 participation. Read More
  • April 15, 2012

    Nephos6 had a very successful participation in the North American IPv6 Summit. Our sessions were very well received, our booth had a lot of traffic and our certification room was always packed. We received very positive feedback! Relive the summit through our capture of it via Deja Mi. Read More
  • April 9, 2012

    Nephos6 participates in the North American IPv6 Summit in Denver, April 10-12. We will run IPv6 Forum Certification Tests Yurie Rich, Nephos6 COO will lead a pannel on IPv6 in the Federal Government (April 10) Ciprian Popoviciu, Nephos6 President/CEO will present on Assessing IPv6 Readiness (April 11) Read More
  • March 22, 2012

    Nephos6 COO Yurie Rich presents at WSTA on the Next Generation Internet. Read More
  • March 20, 2012

    Nephos6 will administer tests for the Gold IPv6 Forum Certification at the North American IPv6 Summit. Sign up! Visit us at the event! Read More
  • March 12, 2012

    Nephos6 is a Gold sponsor of the Light Reading event "IPv6 2012: The Rubber Meets the Road", July 12, 2012 in New York city. Join us! Read More
  • March 12, 2012

    Nephos6 partnership in Southeast Asia. Pernec Corporation Bhd, a unit of technology under the Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB), forging strategic alliances with DualStak Networks Sdn Bhd and Nephos6 Inc. to capitalize on the momentum of the expected demand in the sixth standard Internet Protocol Version (IPv6) or hardware and solutions that comply. Managing Director of Pernec, Abdul Karim Abdul saw said the main objective of the MoU is to provide the highest service levels to customers by combining resources and expertise to promote IPv6 in Southeast Asia. Read More
  • February 22, 2012

    The blog on reported IPv6 DDOS attacks picked up by ZDNet. John Spence, VP of IP Services quoted in the original blog. Read More
  • February 16, 2012

    John Spence quoted in Bill Cerveny’s interesting blog on IPv6 DDOS attacks being reported for the first time in Arbor Networks annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report. Read More
  • February 10, 2012

    Nephos6 trained engineers receive a well deserved the Gold Certified IPv6 Engineer title. Read More
  • February 10, 2012

    Videos of presentations and interviews from gogoNet Live! 2 available on the Nephos6 You Tube channel and in the Insights section of the Nephos6 webpage. Read More
  • February 6, 2012

    Nephos6 CEO, Ciprian Popoviciu to speak at v6 World Congress on February 9 in Paris: "Cloud Adoption and IPv6 Transition" Read More
  • February 4, 2012

    "Building the IPv6 cloud: Two interdependent inflection points", article contributed to SearchCloudServiceProvider by Nephos6 CEO Ciprian Popoviciu. Read More
  • February 2, 2012

    Nephos6 CTO Mo Khalid quoted on securing Cloud services and the need for managed security services. Read More
  • January 27, 2012

    Nephos6 participates in World IPv6 Launch. Read More
  • December 7, 2011

    Ciprian Popoviciu, Nephos6 President/CEO evaluates the IPv6 readiness of the Cable market. Read More
  • December 6, 2011

    Nephos6 President/CEO Ciprian Popoviciu discusses the intersection between IPv6 and Cloud together with leading IPv6 SME Shannon McFarland and well known cloud expert Brian Gracely. Read More
  • December 6, 2011

    Nephos6 COO Yurie Rich to present on IPv6+Cloud at Globecom 2011, IPv6 Forum organized session. Read More
  • December 6, 2011

    John Spence, Nephos6 VP of IP Services quoted in Bill Cherveny’s article: "What Will Trigger Widespread Worldwide IPv6 Deployment?" Read More
  • December 2, 2011

    Nephos6 President/CEO quoted in new IT Business Edge article on the IPv6 transition: “IPv6 is a once-in-a-career opportunity to restructure, to put the IP environment on a new and solid basis”. Read More
  • November 15, 2011

    Nephos6 President/CEO to speak on IPv6-Cloud transition synergies at Inside Products organized Networking Conference Nov 17, 2011 - Moving Ahead with IPv6 Read More
  • November 3, 2011

    Nephos6 team has a strong showing at the GogoNet Live! 2 IPv6 event in San Jose. VP IP Services John Spence delivered a full day hands on workshop showcasing our World-class IPv6 training. CEO Ciprian Popoviciu discussed the best practices on developing an effective IPv6 training strategy. COO Yurie Rich discussed the considerations of performing network inventory. Read More
  • October 31, 2011

    Nephos6 Launches IPv6 Forum Gold Certified Training and Certification Program. Read More
  • October 28, 2011

    Nephos6 to showcase its hands-on, state-of-the-art IPv6 training classes at GogoNet Live! on November 1st. Nephos6 CEO, Ciprian Popoviciu to present on November 2nd on training requirements for the IPv6 transition. Read More
  • October 6, 2011

    Network World Article on Nephos6 picked up by CIO, Computer World, IT World and Techworld. Read More
  • October 5, 2011

    Nephos6 was featured in the Network World article, "Startup promotes simultaneous upgrades to IPv6, cloud" by Carolyn Duffy Marsan on 10/5. Read More
  • October 3, 2011

    Nephos6 featured in the IT Business Edge article, "IPv6 and Cloud: The New Peanut Butter and Jelly," by Carl Weinschenk on 10/3. Read More
  • October 3, 2011

    Nephos6 was featured in the Connected Planet article, "Nephos6 Unveils IPv6 and Cloud Consulting Services Portfolio," by Joan Engebretson on 10/3. Read More
  • September 29, 2011

    Nephos6 featured in the TMCnet infoTECH Spotlight article, "Nephos6 Unveils IPv6 and Cloud Consulting Services Portfolio," by Raju Shanbhag. Read More
  • September 29, 2011

    Nephos6 IPv6 and Cloud services covered by Bob Vlolino in his article “Help For Companies Moving To Cloud, IPv6” published in Information Management. Read More
  • September 27, 2011

    Raleigh, N.C. - Nephos6 announces a complete suite of services to help organizations successfully adopt Cloud and IPv6. Read More
  • September 22, 2011

    Nephos6 to present at gogoNET LIVE 2 conference in Silicon Valley November 1 - 3, 2011. Read More
  • September 21, 2011

    IPv6 author Silvia Hagen releases new book, "Planning for IPv6". Nephos6 CEO Ciprian Popoviciu’s contributions acknowledged in book. Read More
  • September 15, 2011

    Nephos6 CEO speaks at Texas IPv6 Task Force conference in Austin, TX. Read More

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