Affordable Care Act and IPv6 – A tale of two protocols

Probably you are not surprised by the title of this blog associating the Affordable Care Act with technology, it would not be the first time this happens. The technological challenges faced by the healthcare.gov site at its launch were heavily publicized. In fact that event was the reason we started monitoring the site on an[…]

Why do some lose RIPE stars?

RIPE does a good job preparing the community for IPv6 and a particularly good job of analyzing the IPv6 adoption stats in its region. This type of analysis is particularly useful in understanding what works and what doesn’t work for various organizations. This is important considering the tenuous path of IPv6 adoption. In driving adoption,[…]

IPv6 Deployment Metrics

Option 1: You have an insightful, forward looking leadership who sees the value and importance to start moving to IPv6 and supports you all the way. Option 2 (and this is the most common one): You see the problem, you see the value of IPv6 and pestered your leadership to let you spend your personal[…]

Not all SPs are created IPv6 equal

Go ahead, ask me: Are your services/products IPv6 ready? Now think how easy it is for me to say: Sure, absolutely, you bet! Now you either come back with a detailed list of requirements and really check on how my readiness aligns with your plans and needs or you get started with IPv6 and hope[…]

IPv6 Issues Happen

“You cannot manage what you cannot measure” the saying and the practical experience go. So you enabled IPv6. Great! State that to the World and you better have a poncho on because the Gatorade will drench you. We in the IPv6 space got so little validation over time that we are happy when someone utters[…]