New Linksys CPE, IPv6 ?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Thu Apr 1 16:35:32 CDT 2010


> What I heard at a recent (within the past six months) conference was
> that "there is no customer demand for v6" so it isn't on the immediate
> needs list.  He said they had a lot of inquiries about v6, but to date
> not having native v6 wasn't a deal breaker with anyone.

Last time we renegotiated transit contracts, we specified IPv6 as an
absolute requirement. *Native* IPv6 was an added plus. As it turned
out, two of our chosen transit providers could deliver native IPv6
from day one, and the third a few months later.

Native IPv6 availability was one of several factors used to make the
decision between transit providers.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no




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