World IPv6 Day

Now that some large companies (Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Akamai and Limelight Networks to name a few) are stepping up to the plate, World IPv6 Day is looking to be an awesome IPv6 event. However, ISPs are going to get a lot of calls about slow connections and possibly even no connection to these sites from their customers. The good news is that 6to4 and Teredo tunnels have improved in performance in recent months, so it wouldn’t be as bad as it would have been if it happened, say, last year. As well, with the focus on a specific day, hardware makers, software vendors, and ISPs have a target to get ready for this event, so hopefully, while problems can and will still happen, everyone at least has a chance to be prepared for them.

What are your plans for June 8th, 2011?

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