NZRS technical specialist Sebastian Castro travelled to Éire this month for the RIPE 66 Conference. Whilst there, he witnessed an interesting IPv6-related presentation – titled ‘IPv6 Cisco Live 2013′. For those interested, a copy of the presentation is available online at the following link: https://ripe66.ripe.net/presentations/113-CiscoLive-IPv6-RIPE.pdf
WAND measure IPv6
Waikato University’s WAND group recently added IPv6 to their AMP measuring system, which has nodes around the country on commercial and research sector networks. They measure Latency, Loss, Hops and MTU. Most of the nodes with IPv6 connectivity at this point are those attached to the Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network (KAREN).
Awinder Kaur – a doctoral candidate at AUT University – is conducting a study aimed at understanding why some organisations adopt IPv6 and others do not. Her study is expected to help policy-makers, vendors and managers understand the barriers organisations face in adopting IPv6, and the factors that enable them to overcome these barriers. Awinder [...]
Yesterday, over lunch, a 60-strong audience of largely private-sector Chief Information Officers and senior IT managers gathered in Auckland to hear about the critical importance of enterprise IPv6 deployment. Sponsored by InternetNZ in conjunction with the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force, three expert speakers featured – Convenor of the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force Dr [...]
The NZ IPv6 Task Force has today published a whitepaper on IPv6 adoption by New Zealand enterprises. Prepared by the Task Force in conjunction with InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc), the whitepaper is intended to be used as a primer for enterprises in New Zealand, to encourage them to adopt IPv6 in a cost effective [...]
InternetNZ subsidiary company NZRS has advised that its public NTP service is now fully IPv6-accessible. In a post to the NZNOG mailing list, NZRS Chief Executive Jay Daley says that there is “new firmware on the boxes that fixes previous IPv6 issues”. ntp1.ntp.net.nz and ntp3 are now accessible over IPv6, albeit ntp2 has a minor [...]