IPv6 day fun is beginning!

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Wed Jun 8 07:46:44 CDT 2011


In message <B7872A58-DE28-4CC2-8929-931FD3CE019C at delong.com>, Owen DeLong write
s:
> 
> On Jun 7, 2011, at 9:15 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> 
> >=20
> > 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.    =
> Unfortunat=3D
> >> 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.
> >>=20
> >> John
> >=20
> > 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*.
> >=20
> 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.
> 
> Owen

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
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Mark Andrews, ISC
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