[PLUG-ANNOUNCE] TONIGHT: PLUG Advanced Topics IPv6 Networking Part 1

David Mandel dmandel at pdxLinux.org
Tue Apr 19 18:21:57 PDT 2011

Oh, I wish I could be there tonight.
I love Corvallis, but sometimes it is a pain living "in the sticks".

David Mandel

On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Michael Dexter <dexter at linuxfund.org> wrote:
> REMINDER: PLUG Advanced Topics April Meeting
> IPv6 Networking with Ted Mittelstaedt: Part 1
> The first in a multi-part series on IPv6 networking by Ted Mittelstaedt,
> the author of The FreeBSD Corporate Networker's Guide.
> Part 1: Theory & management & ISP routing, as well as current events in
> the IPv6 realm. For example, did you know that Nortel just sold
> Microsoft a huge chunk of IPv4 legacy addresses for something like 7
> million dollars? This has really turned the tables on the game. Up until
> that happened the thought in the community was that the large ISP's
> would be the biggest pushers of IPv6 deployment. But this is an early
> indicator of what's going to happen. The large ISPs are going to spend
> millions in vacuuming every scrap of IPv4 out of all the corners on the
> Internet before they will start pushing their users to go to IPv6. That
> is a serious problem for any small ISP that does not have a stock of
> IPv4 because they will be run out of numbers and new customers will not
> be interested in their IPv6 offerings as long as the large ISPs still
> are handing IPv4 out.
> Where: Free Geek, 1731 SE 10th Avenue
> When: TUESDAY, April 19th, 7PM
> BYO Food and Beverages
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