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So after talking with customers and prospects over the years around the world – one unifying theme emerged – No one likes their current provisioning tools! (surprised?) While expecting infrastructure tools to flatulate rainbows may not be reasonable, we thought it would be interesting to document what we are hearing…

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IPv6 Visualized - 6connect

First – some context: I was preparing a presentation on IPv6 for Silicon Valley DevOps Days a couple of months ago, and looked around for visualizations to show the scale of IPv6 in comparison to IPv4. IPv4 isn’t going anywhere, but the reality is that dual stack networks are the…

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Last Friday and Saturday, we attended DevOps Day Silicon Valley, an annual conference for anyone involved or interested in the DevOps space with a mix of keynote sessions and open spaces. 6connect’s COO and co-founder, Pete Sclafani, spoke on an Ignite session on Friday about IPv6. His presentation was titled, “How I Learned to…

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Last we we attended NANOG 67 in Chicago. NANOG 67 took place from June 13-15, and offered a great opportunity to network with colleagues, freshen-up skills, learn advanced networking techniques, and discover new network applications. NANOG also hosted a its first Hackathon on June 12. During the event, the participants…

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Last week marked the four year anniversary since the World IPv6 Launch on June 6, 2012. Since then, we have seen incredible progress in IPv6 deployment around the globe. Countries including Finland, The Netherlands, Brazil, Malaysia, Canada, and the UK have all made substantial strides in IPv6 deployment showing the…

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This week we had the opportunity to attend the Internet of Things Developers Conference, better known as IoT DevCon. The conference was held in Santa Clara, the heart of Silicon Valley. The conference was focused specifically to the IoT product developer, and was focused on in-depth technical analysis, tutorials, business…

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The Internet of Things, or IoT, covers a lot of territory — from big industry to wearable tech. Generally speaking, it is a “network of physical objects—devices, vehicles, buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity—that enables these objects to collect and exchange data”, as defined…

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South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive in Austin each March showcases five days of compelling panel sessions led by the brightest minds in emerging technologies, hands-on instructional Workshops, one-on-one Mentor opportunities with industry leaders and a variety of exciting networking opportunities. Self-proclaimed but true, SXSW Interactive is a true incubator of…

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Note: This is an updated version of our original Network Management piece in 2012. Network Management has only become more complex over recent years. Information technology continues to be a crucial component of businesses around the world and a key factor in competitiveness and profitability. One of the key drivers…

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We have Feature Lock for our 5.2 release of ProVision and will be entering the QA and documentation cycle shortly. We are expecting the release to go live in March 2016 (will send out a specific date as we get further into QA). Thank you to all our customers who…

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