IP Address Management IPAM software for small ISP

Adam Leff adam at leff.co
Thu Jan 24 04:13:39 UTC 2013


On Jan 23, 2013, at 14:42, "Blake Gillman" <bgillman at godaddy.com> wrote:

> Hey guys - We too are evaluating 6Connect, moving away from BlueCat Proteus.

What are some of the reasons you are migrating away from BlueCat's products?

-Adam






> So far so good on the backend and with automation.
> We start our net ops operational trials tomorrow.
> 
> Blake
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric A Louie [mailto:elouie at yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:57 AM
> To: James Wininger
> Cc: <nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: Re: IP Address Management IPAM software for small ISP
> 
> Thanks James.  We just activated a demo with 6Connect last week.  We'll see
> how 
> it goes.
> 
> Much appreciated, Eric
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: James Wininger <jwininger at ifncom.net>
> To: Eric A Louie <elouie at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "<nanog at nanog.org>" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Mon, December 17, 2012 8:56:53 AM
> Subject: Re: IP Address Management IPAM software for small ISP
> 
> Eric, 
> 
> We recently migrate away from IPPlan to 6connect. There is significant cost
> to 
> the application but the end result (IMHO) is well worth it. 
> 
> IPPlan was great that is used MySQL, as many of us use that DB, so
> integration 
> was easy, but what we were trying to do with the integration on the
> "backend" 
> with IPPlan, 6connect does out of the box.
> 
> DNS integration, RESTful with ARIN, user access control etc. Not trying to
> sell 
> the product here, just saying that we went through what you are going
> through 
> and if it helps, I wish we had the time back that we put into IPPlan.
> 
> They have hosted and "local" installs available, but they prefer the hosted 
> model. We did local install.
> 
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Jim
> 
> On Dec 12, 2012, at 8:22 PM, Eric A Louie wrote:
> 
> I'm looking for IPAM solutions for a small regional wireless ISP.  There are
> 4 
>> Tier 2 personnel and 2 NOC technicians who would be using the tool, and a
> small 
> 
>> staff of engineers.
>> 
>> They have regionalized IP addresses so blocks are local, but there are
> subnets 
>> that are global.
>> 
>> don't care if it's a linux or windows solution.
>> 
>> Need to be able to migrate from FreeIPdb (yes, I know, it's a dinosaur)
>> 
>> We're not dealing with a lot now, but the potential for growth is pretty
> high.
>> 
>> What are you using and how is it working for you?
>> 
>> Much appreciated, Eric
> 
> 



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