Recently, nearly three dozen government sites as well as massive sites such as Facebook and Google ran a one day test using IPv6 addresses in place of IPv4. Looks like it all went swimmingly, with no major problems reported. This is good news due to the fact that the entire Internet is readying the switch to IPv6 since IPv4 addresses are running out.
The success of what was called 'World IPv6 Day' isn't a shocker. The protocol is 13 years old. In fact, I interviewed Internet star Vint Cerf about IPv6 12 years ago. Check it out.
Looks like most core Internet providers and big sites are good to go. Now it's time for enterprises to step up.
What are you doing with IPv6? Share your stories at [email protected]
Posted by Doug Barney on 06/15/2011 at 1:18 PM
IT professionals overseeing operations in organizations increasingly will need developer expertise associated with cloud services as well, according to an IDC study, announced on Monday.
Microsoft was ordered to pay $20 million and take measures to assure child privacy under the terms of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), per a Monday U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement.
Microsoft 365 services, including Exchange Online and the Outlook on the Web App, were disrupted on Monday, June 5 due to a problematic Microsoft service update.
Microsoft is ending support for Cortana -- the company's voice-activated virtual assistant -- in Windows 10 and 11.
Here's how to set up your own developer account (no, you don't need to be a developer to take advantage of it).
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