Tom Coffeen

The 3 Things You Must Know About IPv6 Address Planning

Date: This event took place live on October 15 2014

Presented by: Tom Coffeen

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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You've probably heard at this point that IPv4 is running out. You've also likely heard that IPv6 is the address protocol that will replace IPv4. But were you aware that:

  • IPv4 is officially depleted everywhere in the world but Africa?
  • there are already 22 million IPv6 connected users in the US?
  • more than half of all Verizon's traffic is over IPv6?
  • no matter what kind of network you run today IPv6 is already enabled on it?

Ready or not, IPv6 is here and you’re going to need to plan for it. One of the most important requirements (if not the most important) is coming up with an IPv6 addressing plan. After all, the standard single-site allocation in IPv6 is a /48 (or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 addresses)! In this webcast you'll learn the 3 things you absolutely must know about IPv6 address planning to make both your plan and your IPv6 adoption effort a success.

About Tom Coffeen

As an IPv6 Evangelist at Infoblox, I'm focused on the articulation of effective IPv6 adoption strategies as well as IPv6 adoption trends for customers, potential customers, and the public media.

Prior to joining Infoblox, I was at the CDN Limelight Networks where I created many headaches for my fellow engineers by rolling out IPv6 beginning in 2008. (You are much wiser and will not create or experience these same issues).

I'm a Phoenix, Arizona native and recently relocated to the Bay Area with partner Eva, and our elderly cattle dog, Wojciehowicz.

Sometimes, I make rekkids.

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