Archive | October, 2012

NZNOG 2013 – registrations open

Registrations for New Zealand’s pre-eminent technical Internet networking conference – NZNOG 2013 – are now open. Hosted by the New Zealand Network Operators Group, NZNOG 2013 is the country’s only technical networking conference, and features a host of plenary sessions, practical workshops and tutorials. Spaces are limited, so register now and join your fellow ICT […]

Australian public sector on track for year-end IPv6 deadline

By Campbell Gardiner The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has announced that 80 percent of Australian government agencies will be externally IPv6 capable by the end of the year, with the remainder by Q2 next year. Speaking at the 8th annual Australian IPv6 Summit, AGIMO’s John Hillier says since developing and releasing its mandated […]

Internode tells its IPv6 story

By Campbell Gardiner ANZIA award-winning service provider Internode today regaled IPv6 Summit attendees with a potted history of its IPv6 journey – a technical tale spanning more than ten years. The company’s co-founder Simon Hackett says it took its first tentative steps in 2004, obtaining an IPv6 address allocation. It then “connected up” and started […]

Telstra charts steady IPv6 course

By Campbell Gardiner Australian telco Telstra is making steady progress with the adoption of IPv6 across its suite of service offerings. Speaking at the Australian IPv6 Summit, Telstra’s David Woodgate says its business and enterprise-grade products are tracking well from an IPv6 perspective. These customers can take advantage of IPv6 over ethernet, IPv6 for IP […]

IPv6 poised for tremendous growth – Google

By Campbell Gardiner IPv6 adoption grew globally by 150% in the past year, according to Google, and the Internet giant predicts that, at this rate, 50% of its users will be using the protocol in six years. Speaking at the 8th annual Australian IPv6 Summit, Google’s Jen Linkova says that the World IPv6 Launch event […]