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Talkin’ Tech: Wireless and Routing

…ve remote access to the entire network as if you are physically connected to it. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) : The next-generation Internet protocol, IPv6 provides a unique 128-bit IP address for each device that connects to the Internet. Replacing the current IPv4 protocol, IPv6 allows a total of 340 billion, billion, billion addresses. Wireless Router : a physical device that connects multiple wired or wireless networks together and…


Tags: , , , , users on World IPv6 Day 5 to 10 times more likely to use IPv6 than visitors to other websites

While looking over our data from World IPv6 Day, we found that 2.26% of all users who logged in with a username and password to on June 8 did so over IPv6. That is nearly an order of magnitude greater than between the less than .2% and .3% averages reported by sites operated by more broadly visited websites such as Yahoo, Facebook, and Google. In contrast to those who logged in with their username and password, the total proportion…


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Addressing the Service Provider Transition to IPv6: An Industry Framework (Part 2 of 4)”

One of the hot topics at Cisco Live 2011 last week was around the topic of IPv6 deployment and how to handling the exhaustion of IPv4 address space, both for Enterprise and Service Providers. Over fourteen sessions on the topic were covered, including such titles as How to Convince your Boss to Deploy IPv6, Cisco on Cisco: Making the Leap to IPv6, and IPv6 Planning, Deployment, and Operation Considerations. When it comes to IPv6 implementation,…


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Core vs. Edge: Why It Matters When Choosing a Switch

…at allows you to monitor network traffic and troubleshoot problems. Other advanced features include support for IPv6 for user traffic and management; built-in quality-of-service controls to keep critical applications running smoothly; and security capabilities such as BPDU Guard, DOS prevention, and advanced ACLs to keep the network secure. A small company with fewer than 100 employees should function well with one core switch. However, as your b…


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A Week In the Life of the ASR 9000 Series

We had an excellent time in Las Vegas at Cisco Live 2011, despite outside temperatures breaking 100 degrees (38C) at times!   While things were hot at the show, things were just as active on the customer momentum front for the Cisco ASR 9000 Series.  We were able to announce two new customers that join the more than 500 customers of the platform worldwide:  PCCW in Hong Kong and Polish Telecom (Telekomunikacja Polska, or TP Group). Despite their…


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