Akamai charges for IPv6 support?
noam+nanog at noam.com
Mon Aug 18 18:10:04 UTC 2014
I’ll make sure someone follows up on your ticket. To help accelerate overall IPv6 adoption, we stopped charging for new conversions to IPv6 over a year ago. Probably just some misinformation in the sales force from the old policy...
Feel free to reach out directly to me if you end up needing more help.
On Aug 18, 2014, at 12:38 PM, Aaron Hopkins <lists at die.net> wrote:
> Is it normal to bill for IPv6 service as a separate product? I was
> surprised to hear from from my Akamai rep they they do:
>> Hi Aaron, We can add the IPV6 service to the contract at an additional
>> cost of $XXX/month. Please let me know if you would like to go ahead with
>> the service and I can create the contract and send it for your review.
> I've been working on adding IPv6 support to my current project on my own
> time, and am now ready to enable it. But as soon as there is a recurring
> cost associated with IPv6 support, I need to be able to justify it. And I'm
> afraid that I can't currently explain a benefit of enabling IPv6 for our
> users. I'll likely end up not doing so while we're still an Akamai
> It's Akamai's network, so it's their choice. But big players adding
> friction to enabling IPv6 certainly doesn't seem in everyone's best
> interests in the long-term.
> -- Aaron
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