IPv6 day fun is beginning!
marka at isc.org
Wed Jun 8 12:46:44 UTC 2011
In message <B7872A58-DE28-4CC2-8929-931FD3CE019C at delong.com>, Owen DeLong write
> On Jun 7, 2011, at 9:15 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > In message =
> <AF24AE2D4A4D334FB9B667985E2AE763A3AC06 at mail1-sea.office.spectrumnet
> > .us>, John van Oppen writes:
> >> I was wondering the same thing... we have v6 enabled to about 700 =
> users i=3D
> >> n our native Ethernet to the home deployment here in Seattle. =
> >> ely, user routers don't seem to often support v6 resulting in only =
> about 2-=3D
> >> 8% of users in most buildings using it, and most of those are just =
> people p=3D
> >> lugged directly into the wall jacks we provide without routers. I =
> wonder =3D
> >> how long it will take for everyone to upgrade their home routers.
> >> John
> > If all the home CPE router vendors stopped shipping IPv4 only boxes,
> > not that long. At the moment the price point for IPv6 CPE routers
> > is still 2-3x the IPv4 only boxes when you can find one though not
> > all of that difference is IPv6. The IPv6 boxes often have multiple
> > radio and other extras. This shows that CPE vendors still see IPv6
> > as something *extra* and not something that should be *standard*.
> The D-Link DIR series v6 capables are not actually more than about a 10%
> premium over the corresponding ipv4-only competition.
> I see them in computer stores fairly regularly these days.
Wireless G Modem Router $79.00 v4 G
N-150 $79.95 v4 G
DIR-615 $129.00 v4/v6 G/N
DIR-815 $199.95 v4/v6 G/N
The IPv6 price point is still well above the IPv4 only price point.
1.00AUD = 1.06USD
Mark Andrews, ISC
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