Networking

  • Pros and Cons of Cloud DNS Services

    Scott Hogg  |  May 25, 2018
    As more organizations move to the cloud for Domain Name System (DNS) services, the global DNS services market is now valued at more than $215M, with continued growth expected. There are many advantages of cloud-based DNS, including... Read more
  • How to Be Prepared for IPv6 DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) Attacks

    Scott Hogg  |  April 2, 2018
    DDoS Happens! Denial of Service (DoS) attacks are malicious acts that prevent the utilization of an IT system.  The attack can be a single “silver bullet” packet sent to a system that disrupts a service and crashes it.  Other DoS... Read more
  • Last Network Standing: Your Life as an IPv6 Laggard

    Scott Hogg  |  December 13, 2017
    Imagine yourself in a future world where networked technology is fully integrated into our daily lives and self-driving cars are commonplace.  Most networks are wireless and almost all enterprise corporate applications are cloud-based. ... 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
  • 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
  • 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