Monday, January 16, 2012

IPv6 Goals Set for 06-June-2012

Major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and websites have set a goal of having at least 1% of wireline Internet traffic using IPv6 as the standard default to reach major websites by 06-June-2012. ISPs who have signed on include AT&T, Comcast, Free Telecom, Internode, KDDI, Time Warner Cable, and XS4ALL. Websites who have agreed to enable IPv6 on their main portals permanently beginning 6 June 2012 include Facebook, Google, Microsoft Bing and Yahoo. Akamai and Limelight will be enabling their customers to join this list of participating websites by enabling IPv6 throughout their infrastructure.

Home networking equipment manufacturers who will enable IPv6 by default by 06-June-2012 include Cisco and D-link,