Cogent input

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Thu Jun 11 10:31:01 CDT 2009


On Jun 11, 2009, at 11:03 AM, Stephen Kratzer wrote:

> Perhaps you missed my quote:
>
> "Cogent's official stance on IPv6 is that we will deploy IPv6 when it
> becomes a commercial necessity. We have tested IPv6 and we have our  
> plan
> for rolling it out, but there are no commercial drivers to spend money
> to upgrade a network to IPv6 for no real return on investment."

FWIW, they have said basically the same thing about multicast.

Regards
Marshall

>
>
> This came rom a contact at Cogent (not sure of the role, probably  
> sales rep).
>
> On Thursday 11 June 2009 10:49:13 Bret Clark wrote:
>> I'm skeptical as to where this info came from since this seems  
>> nothing
>> more then nay-say? if people are going to make grandiose statements  
>> then
>> they should justify them with reputable evidence.  I would be  
>> extremely
>> surprised if Cogent engineering isn't working on a IPv6 plan or  
>> doesn't
>> have one already in place.
>>
>> Bret
>>
>> On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 10:37 -0400, Steve Bertrand wrote:
>>> Stephen Kratzer wrote:
>>>> And, they have no plans to support IPv6.
>>>
>>> Ouch!
>>>
>>> I hope this is a non-starter for a lot of folks.
>>>
>>> Steve
>
>
>
>





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