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The OpenStack Opportunity

After several years of heavy marketing, the concept of Cloud emerged as a major inflexion point in the evolution of IT. Virtually all IT strategies today involve some type of Cloud delivered services or Cloud delivery platform. Cloud provides the agility of IT services needed by the business and enables IT organizations to evolve towards service orientation. IT leaders agree that for the time being, their cloud strategies will be hybrid in nature, involving both Public and Private cloud infrastructures.

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Secure Election Infrastructures Based on IPv6 Clouds

Both cloud infrastructures and IPv6 are technologies of the present and it is time to make them part of the future. Why? IPv6 itself enables addressability and thus helps end-to-end connectivity, when it comes to many heterogeneous computing resources (for example, mobile devices and Internet of Things).

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Sonar Technical Report- US Gov. IPv6 Websites

This paper presents the findings of the first large scale, quantitative study of the quality of IPv6 enablement of US government websites. A mathematical algorithm leveraging multiple sources of data was used to calculate the IPv6 effectiveness of government websites as far as user experience is concerned.

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OpenStack Havana on IPv6

This is the second comprehensive and in-depth guide on what it takes to get the OpenStack to run on IPv6 and to create IPv6 accessible resources. The paper covers the Havana release of OpenStack and builds on our previous paper on IPv6 for the Grizzly release. Learn, step-by-step how to enable OpenStack for IPv6 and what workarounds are needed to make it operational.

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Study of IPv6 Adoption in India

A study of the current status of IPv6 adoption in India highlighting sites enabled for IPv6 and the effectiveness of the enablement.

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OpenStack Grizzly on IPv6

This is the first comprehensive and in-depth analysis of what it takes to get the Grizzly release of OpenStack to run on IPv6 and to create IPv6 accessible resources. Learn, step-by-step how to enable OpenStack for IPv6 and what workarounds are needed to make it work.

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IPv6 and Taxes

Yes, they do go hand in hand … scary!

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v6Sonar Case Study

v6Sonar is the first Cloud based Application Performance Management service focused on IPv6 delivered web applications. This case study demonstartes its capabilities and value in the concrete case of a large European service provider.

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IPv6 Deployment Case Study – OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet

Developed under contract to Fluke Networks, Nephos6 evaluates the IPv6 capabilities of the OptiView XG, a powerful network analysis tool with advanced feature support for analyzing IPv6 (including tunneled) traffic, IPv6-enabled network services, and IPv6-enabled node discovery. You can also find out more about IPv6-capable Fluke Networks equipment at Fluke Networks/IPv6.

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Cloud Providers that Support IPv6

Any organization in the planning stages of transitioning to the cloud and/or IPv6 should architect the transition with both in mind instead of separately tackling each. Moving to the cloud is a natural progression for organizations recognizing the need for agility while also lowering the total cost of ownership. With the availability of IPv4 address nearing exhaustion, forward looking organizations are also planning for their adoption of IPv6. With that in mind, this paper explores various cloud providers and their abilities to effectively accommodate customers utilizing IPv6.

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