Networking

  • 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
  • How to Provide IPv4 as a Service (IPv4aaS) — Part 2

    Scott Hogg  |  January 12, 2017
    In the first part of this 3-part blog series, we discussed how IPv4 will soon become a legacy protocol.  In a few years, IPv6 Internet traffic volumes will surpass IPv4 Internet traffic volumes.  We also explored the motivation for service... Read more
  • 2017 Technology Predictions: Networking and Security

    Scott Hogg  |  December 9, 2016
    It seems that every year holiday decorations appear in the store earlier than the year before. I’ve noticed the same trend with prediction posts. I saw a few in early November this year; I imagine next year we might see some as a precursor... Read more
  • IPv4 as a Service (IPv4aaS) — Part 1

    Scott Hogg  |  November 16, 2016
    Declaring IPv6 a Standard and Declaring IPv4 Historic 2016 has witnessed IPv6 adoption continuing at an amazing rate.  Even though IPv6 adoption has been doubling every year for the past few years, IPv4 usage continues to rise as well.... Read more
  • TCP/IP Continues to Soar with a Multitude of Extensions

    Scott Hogg  |  October 19, 2016
    Many technologies come and go, but those that have staying power are able to evolve to meet changing business and user needs. These rare birds also boast a champion, either in the form of an industry backer or a community of knowledgeable... Read more
  • IPv6 Adoption Accelerates as IPv4 Nears its Peak

    Scott Hogg  |  October 12, 2016
    We Only Know What We Can Measure It should be a widely recognized rule at this point to completely disregard any IPv6 adoption prediction made by an IPv6 evangelist (especially this author). For that matter, trying to predict the future... Read more
  • Why Network Engineers Should Learn to Code

    Michael Edwards  |  October 6, 2016
    As a network engineer, I enjoy designing and deploying large enterprise networks. It’s very fulfilling to tackle the challenges of today’s complex infrastructure and put the best plan in place to meet the needs of GTRI’s varied client... Read more
  • Bringing SDN to Federal Networks: VMware NSX STIG Released

    Scott Hogg  |  September 28, 2016
    When it comes to Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solutions, they are similar to big data in that the volume, variety, and velocity of the SDN solutions are on a high trajectory. However, from the throngs of SDN vendors, VMware NSX just set... Read more
  • Security Vulnerability Scanning for IPv6 Networks

    Scott Hogg  |  September 14, 2016
    There are many topics that fall under the heading of “How is the IPv6 protocol that I am less familiar with different than the IPv4 protocol that I know very well?” By now, readers of the Infoblox IPv6 Center of Excellence community blog... Read more
  • How Using a Hybrid-WAN May Change Your IPv6 Addressing Plan

    Scott Hogg  |  August 10, 2016
    Internet Edge IPv6 Deployment Typical enterprise networks connect to the Internet at their perimeter and this is the logical place to start an IPv6 deployment. This is the part of the network topology that touches the Internet through... Read more