Microsoft's participation in World IPv6 day

Tim Chown tjc at
Mon Jun 6 21:16:25 UTC 2011

On 6 Jun 2011, at 15:30, Jason Fesler wrote:
>> I would have expected the green+azure areas in those graphs to have increased in the past half year but counter-intutitively, it appears that IPv4 only usage is increasing.
> You're assuming there's significant rollout of IPv6.  Everything I've seen so far says that *starts* nowish, and more laterish this year, in any impacting way.  Really, we're just just before the start of getting end user adoption to start rising.

For our web presence, which has been dual-stack since 2004, we saw external IPv6 traffic rise 0.1% per year to 2010, when it 'leapt' to 1.0% and in 2011 so far the highest we've seen over any month is 1.8%, so it doubled in 2010 and is set to more than double in 2011.  OK, so 2% is still small, but from tiny acorns...

SMTP is still well under 1% though.


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