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  • IPv6 Geolocation: Challenges and Solutions

    Scott Hogg   |   November 8, 2017
    Human nature makes us curious to know where we are located within the World Wide Web.  We are also curious about where within the global Internet the person we are communicating is connected.  We could use this information to make security... Read more
  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying About IPv4’s Limitation and Love IPv6

    Scott Hogg   |   November 7, 2017
    If you remember back before the Internet was a “thing,” first of all don’t tell anyone – you’ll really date yourself. Seriously, for those of us who witnessed the birth of the “World Wide Web” and the phenomenal growth of the... Read more
  • Where to Start Deploying IPv6 in the Enterprise

    Scott Hogg   |   October 11, 2017
    One of the common questions that often gets asked shortly after some introductory IPv6 training is “Where do I start deploying IPv6?”  In the early years of IPv6’s adoption there were debates about how IPv6 should be deployed in... Read more
  • IPv6: Where are you on the Adoption Curve?

    Scott Hogg   |   September 14, 2017
    It is human nature to be curious about where you stand in relation to others.  For example, organizations can be competitive and thus interested in making comparisons between their organization and others in their shared market segment. ... Read more
  • What You Need to Know about IPv6 Link-Local Addresses

    Scott Hogg   |   August 10, 2017
    In a recent article, I wrote about some of the common questions that IPv6 novices sometimes ask.  We then asked the question, “What are the typical questions you get when teaching an IPv6 class?”  Frequently, IPv6 instructors field... Read more
  • Frequently Asked Questions About IPv6

    Scott Hogg   |   July 13, 2017
    Even though IPv6 has been around since the late 1990s and is now actively used on the Internet, I still meet people who are just beginning to learn about IPv6.  Myself and others at the Infoblox IPv6 Center of Excellence (COE) have been... Read more
  • 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