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  • Whatever happened to the IPv4 address crisis?

    In February 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the last blocks of IPv4 address space to the five regional Internet registries. At the time, experts warned that within months all available IPv4 addresses in the world would be distributed to ISPs.

  • A10 hires former HP executive

    Application networking company, A10 Networks, has appointed Greg Barnes as its managing director for the Australia and New Zealand region.

  • Biggest risks in IPv6 security today

    Although IPv6 packets have started to flow, network engineers still tread lightly because of lingering security concerns. Here are the top six security risks in IPv6 network security today as voted by gogoNET members, a community of 95,000 network professionals.

  • The IPv6 wave is moving ... just not as expected

    I loved my v6 wave diagram. It made perfect analytic sense to me; anyone could see this is how the market would adopt IPv6. The crest of the wave starts over the Investigation phase of IPv6 and then over time flows over Research, Trial and then Deployment - the sequential stages of IPv6 adoption. I held tightly to this diagram for as long as I could but Serge hated it. As we were walking out of our third pitch meeting of the day on Sand Hill Road he turned toward me and ordered that I remove it from the deck. "Too complicated for VCs to understand," he said.

  • auDA picks Internode offering

    Australian domain manager, .au Domain Administration (auDA), has relocated its critical server infrastructure to a new datacentre managed by Internet service provider and subsidiary of iiNet, Internode.

  • New IPv6 training video released

    Seeing an uptick in demand for IPv6-trained engineers in Europe, IT video training firm CBT Nuggets is offering a new 21-hour class aimed at teaching the basics of the next-gen Internet protocol.

  • NEC rolls out OpenFlow for Microsoft Hyper-V

    NEC this week unveiled a virtual switch for Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V hypervisor which is designed to bring OpenFlow-based software-defined networking and network virtualization to those Microsoft environments.

  • 10 tips for implementing IPS securely

    An intrusion prevention system (IPS) includes all the features of an intrusion detection system but also has the ability to act upon malicious traffic. Since the IPS usually sits in line with network traffic it can shut down attacks, typically by blocking access from the attacker or blocking access to the target. In some cases, the IPS can talk to the firewall to block an attack.