Microsoft's participation in World IPv6 day

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at
Fri Jun 3 03:53:36 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 6:29 PM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at> wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Jun 2011 17:08:29 PDT, "andrew.wallace" said:
>> World <anything> day is a sure-shot bet win at an anti-climax, and an
>> industry failure and waste of investment and publicity campaign.
> Got a better idea?  Some of us have been running IPv6 since 1998 and this is
> still the closest thing to getting people motivated to switch we've seen this
> century.
> And I doubt it will be a *total* failure - even if a lot of things unexpectedly
> break, the post-mortems will of value.  In fact, the cynic in me says the
> post-mortems are what's really driving this whole event. ;)


IPv6 day is already a huge success since it has brought technology
competitors like Facebook, Bing, Google, Yahoo, Akamai, Limelight and
many others all together to help move this VERY IMPORTANT rock up the

The ideal state of IPv6 day is that the Internet keeps working with
"no news" from a network operator perspective ... aside from a very
slight bump in IPv6 traffic (we still have edge IPv6 reach issues in
the Internet (understatement)... but there is progress there too (true

If you have not been to the website, you should go and have a look.
This list should have a high level of interest in the success and IPv6
day.... since most of us get pay checks based on the continued growth
and success of this here network of networks.

And, in case you have not seen a hockey stick lately


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