IPv6 Case Studies
Now is the time to Get6, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Hear detailed accounts from organizations that have already made progress on their IPv6 journey.
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Ben Bittfield shares how Sprint has implemented nearly all the major categories of IP addressing and IPv6 transition techniques on the wireless network and offers his advice about when to start your own migration plan.
Pete Stevens shares what has made IPv6-only hosting at Mythic Beasts possible as a default for most hosting requirements from getting bytes in to getting bytes out.
Scott Johnson marvels at the adaptability of the Internet’s underlying structure as he describes the SolarNetOne network build. He advises to crawl before you walk, so deploying IPv6 will seem a lot less daunting.
Matthew Wilder explains the crucial steps TELUS took to deploy IPv6 and outlines some of the practical steps service providers and other organizations can take to accelerate IPv6 adoption.
San Joaquin Valley Library System
Aaron G. Lusk, Network Systems Engineer, explains why the San Joaquin Valley Library System decided to deploy IPv6 and shares his advice for those looking to enable IPv6 on their own network.
Kevin Pack shares why it’s imperative that global internet providers offer IPv6 to their customers and explains some of the benefits NTT has seen after deploying IPv6.
Veronika McKillop explains why Microsoft decided to make the move to an IPv6-only internal network and how they are going about getting as much user traffic as they can on IPv6.
Marc Aeberhard describes how Patton developed a step-wise process to identify the gaps between what they wanted to do and where they were within their IPv6 strategy.
University at Buffalo - SUNY
Tony Casciano explains how University at Buffalo – SUNY made nearly 100% of their enterprise services IPv6-enabled with the goal to avoid disrupting existing IPv4 services in the process.
University of Pennsylvania
John W. O’Brien shares a timeline of UPenn’s IPv6 deployment and explains why implementing IPv6 does not have to be especially difficult, costly, or disruptive.
Brian Jones takes us through Virginia Tech’s IPv6 journey that began back in 1997, while recommending several items everyone will want to consider early on in their deployment.
Lola Killey describes Merit Network’s two-year pilot program that could serve as a model for the higher education & REN communities for promoting and advancing IPv6 deployment in their networks.
Commercial Network Services
Barry Bahrami of Commercial Network Services compares the ease of deploying IPv6 to painting by numbers and touches on why end-to-end native IPv6 is the way to go.
Matt Lundstrom of GlowHost details why getting in on the ground floor of the IPv6 adoption means setting customers up for success now and in the future.
American Data Technology, Inc.
Mike Salim of American Data Technology, Inc. walks through how to plan an IPv6 implementation from a technical, security, and coordination standpoint.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made great progress toward the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) IPv6 goals for federal agencies. Brian Epley and his team share what it took to make IPv6 deployment a reality.
Now that service providers are finally taking IPv6 seriously, Ryan McCann of Clearcable explains what it takes to design a standardized and sensible IPv6 addressing plan.
Adam Kennedy of Watch Communications urges organizations to slow down and take a look at how IPv6 fits into their environment to make IPv6 work for them, not against them.
Tim St. Pierre of Communicate Freely lays out 4 key pieces of IPv6 readiness for ISPs and suggests every network admin’s life would be so much easier if everyone would just do IPv6.
Kevin Burke explains the struggles a small ISP faces in trying to offer IPv6 to customers, making a compelling point about how to make vendors pay attention to requests for IPv6 support.
Mansour Ganji explains the most important steps service providers need to take to migrate to IPv6, while dealing with issues like transparent caching.
Brent McIntosh of C&W Communications discusses what network engineers and business decision makers need to know for our networks to scale and thrive in the future.
The University of Iowa
Jay Ford of The University of Iowa suggests why you should consider dual stack with IPv4 now that IPv6 has reached critical mass based on his experience.
University of Colorado Denver
Washington & Jefferson College
Charles R. Watts III of Washington & Jefferson College compares IPv6 to anything else in the IT industry that you have to put in the time to actually learn.
Mike Milne of Carleton University takes us through the IPv6 planning process, highlighting why working on a complete end-to-end network design is enjoyable.
Rob Carsey explains how Monmouth University went from IPv6 zero to IPv6 hero is less than one summer and why IPv6 is important to stay on the cutting edge in the education field.
Louisiana State University
Hector Rios of Louisiana State University shares why LSU started supporting IPv6 in 2008 and explains why deploying it isn’t as hard as you might think.