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The GTRI blog provides insightful, useful and impactful information on a variety of technology topics written by our first-class engineers and technical experts. Stop back often to read about the latest tech trends and insights.

  • IPv6 DNS Queries: A Work in Progress

    Scott Hogg   |   June 15, 2017
    Imagine what it was like to be an ancient mariner navigating the ocean blue at night using nothing more than stars, a sextant and a marine chronometer.  Thankfully, navigating the Internet is not as daunting.  The method that networked... Read more
  • 2017 North American IPv6 Summit: Highlights and History

    Scott Hogg   |   May 2, 2017
    There have been many IPv6 conferences over the past 15 years, but this year’s North American IPv6 Summit was something special.  There was much rejoicing over the growth in IPv6 usage and celebration of many successful IPv6 deployments. ... Read more
  • Cisco Debuts Certified Container Management at DockerCon 2017

    Scott Hogg   |   April 25, 2017
    DockerCon launched in 2014, but this year saw the biggest crowd. Held April 17-20 in eclectic Austin, Texas, the conference catered to all levels of Docker expertise and featured talks and hands-on labs for developers, system admins, DevOps,... Read more
  • How to IPv6-Enable a Website Using a Content Delivery Network

    Scott Hogg   |   April 12, 2017
    There are many reasons why an organization would want to make their web site reachable over IPv6 transport.  One reason is that due to IPv4 address exhaustion and more carriers deploying Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) and Large Scale NAT (LSN),... Read more
  • Talking Cloud: New Webinar Series from GTRI

    GTRI Admin   |   March 31, 2017
    IDC recently projected a 24.4% increase in worldwide public cloud services and infrastructure over 2016. Gartner predicts an increase of 36.8% for public cloud infrastructure. No matter which forecast you believe, the message is clear –... Read more
  • Avaya Declares Bankruptcy; Shrewd Business Move or Nortel 2.0?

    Craig Jeske   |   March 14, 2017
    As almost everyone across the IT community has seen, Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The move was apparently to protect the company from creditors and the challenge of covering a 900 million dollar payment structure before showing... Read more
  • IT Nomenclature: What’s in a Name?

    Scott Hogg   |   March 10, 2017
    Nomenclature in computer and networking technologies can often be confusing and sometimes even funny. We IT people have crazy ways of naming things and we frequently use acronyms and initialisms (or alphabetisms) to describe multi-word... Read more
  • Why Morpheus Cloud Orchestration Tools Outshine the Competition

    Morpheus   |   March 7, 2017
    This is a guest post from GTRI partner Morpheus. Whoever said, “It’s the journey, not the destination” never had to manage the complete transformation of a complex information-system infrastructure from physical, on-premises servers... Read more
  • GTRI Announces Professional Services Rotational Internship

    Erin Keefer   |   February 22, 2017
    A team from GTRI recently attended the Technology Career Fair held by the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU Boulder). This uniquely positioned event catered to students with a technology-focused degree in computer science, engineering,... Read more
  • Even More Methods To Provide IPv4 as a Service (IPv4aaS) — Part 3

    Scott Hogg   |   February 8, 2017
    In the first part of this blog series we covered the rationale behind why organizations may prefer to run a single-protocol IPv6-only core. However, service providers must continue to provide service to subscribers who have legacy IPv4-only... Read more