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Cisco at V6 World Congress 2012

Get your passports ready! Coming off the successful event last February and in preparation for the next World IPv6 Day, Cisco again is sponsoring the V6 World Congress 2012 in Paris February 7-10 2012. This is an opportunity to hear from a number of IPv6-related companies such as Google, Yahoo, Softbank, Comcast, and of course Cisco.  In addition to the keynotes and panels the event also provides a unique opportunity to actually meet one-on-one with Cisco’s technology leaders.

While previously this was a service provider focused event, this year includes a number of sessions targeted towards enterprise customers, so even if you aren’t a network provider it’s still a great venue to learn about the transition to the IPv6 Internet.

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Ten Cisco products achieve IPv6 Certifications!

The Cisco Global Certification Team (GCT) is proud to announce the completion of USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2 certifications for the following Cisco products:

  • 4500-SUP7E USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • ISR-G2 IPSec ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • Linksys E4200 USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • 79xx IP Phone USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • ACE4710 USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • ACE 30 blade for 6500 USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • ACE 30 blade for 7600 USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • Sx200 SOHO switch USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • Sx300 SOHO switch USGv6 and ReadyLogo Phase 2
  • ASR1K ReadyLogo USGv6 (retest) and ReadyLogo Phase 2

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Live Webinar: Service Provider IPv6 Deployment

Please join us on Tuesday, December 6, at 8 a.m. Pacific Time (11 a.m. Eastern Time) for this live interactive event.

During the live event, Cisco subject matter expert Salman Asadullah will focus on service provider IPv6 deployment techniques in core networks, which will help network designers and administrators understand IPv6 operation and implementation options for native IPv4 and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) core environments. This session will also shed light on IPv6 multihoming and addressing and Cisco Carrier-Grade IPv6 (CGv6) solution considerations in core networks.

Salman Asadullah is a Cisco distinguished engineer and also serves as IPv6 forum fellow, Broadband Forum ambassador, and co-chair of the IPv6 Education Certification Program. He has been working with large-scale IP and multiservice networks and technologies for more than 15 years. A frequent speaker at key industry events and conferences who represents Cisco in industry panel discussions and technical platforms, Asadullah influences technology directions and decisions with Cisco business units and customers and the Internet community at large. He is a coauthor and contributor to IETF RFCs/IDs and has written three Internetworking books, Cisco CCIE Fundamentals: Network Design & Case Study, PDIO of the IPT Networks, and Deploying IPv6 in Broadband Access Networks. Asadullah holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas. He also holds CCIE certification number 2240.

You can register now at CiscoLive.com/ATE

The webinar will take place inside CiscoLiveVirtual.com

We look forward to your participation!

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Remotely Triggered Black Hole filtering for IPv6

Black holes, from a network security perspective, are placed in the network where traffic is forwarded and dropped. When an attack has been detected, black-holing can be used to drop all attack traffic at the edge of an Internet service provider (ISP) network, based on either destination or source IP addresses. Remotely triggered black hole (RTBH) filtering is a technique that uses routing protocol updates to manipulate route tables at the network edge or anywhere else in the network to specifically drop undesirable traffic before it enters the service provider network.

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New Firmware Now Available for Select Linksys E-Series Wireless Routers –IPV6 Ready Logo Phase 2 (Gold)

Okay Linksys E-Series router owners, we had some new firmware upgrades to
our popular E-Series products including:  E1500, E2500, E3200 and E4200.
The IPV6 support will help your router work correctly when service providers
migrate their networks over to the new Internet protocol.  Downloading this
firmware will make sure your router supports their networks.  Also if you
download the new firmware your router can automatically detect if there is
IPv6 traffic on the Internet port.  If there is, it will be able to route
that data between the Internet and the user’s local computers. Cool uh?!   
If you haven’t downloaded the new firmware yet – check out what we’ve added,
enhanced and some of the things we fixed:  Yea – it’s Linksys being committed
to giving you the best experience possible!

Linksys E4200 – Maximum Performance Dual Band Wireless-N Router

Last Release Date:           Sept 28, 2011

Last Firmware version:  1.0.03 (build 14)

  • Added supports of Native IPv6 over PPPoE Internet connection when only keep alive option is selected.
  • Added supports of Native IPv6 on guest network if there are more than two available IPv6 subnets
  • Added supports of Native IPv6 on Parental Control
  • Added supports of 3TB Hard drive with NTFS and HFS+ format
  • Improved firmware upgrade stability
  • Improved IPv6 WAN performance
  • Fixed media server unstable issue
  • Fixed Cisco LED flashing issue
  • Fixed some minor bugs
  • DLNA certified
  • UPnP certified
  • This build is certified with the IPv6 Ready Logo Phase-2 (Gold).
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