Maximizing IPv4 Utilization with IPv6-Only Data Centers and SIIT-DC

By Tore Anderson* Few network environments are better suited to single-stack operation as data centers. Dual-stack operation with IPv4 and IPv6 running in parallel only causes an increased complexity and administrative overhead. There is very little reason to


A Look at the Course on IPv6 Offered at AndinaLink

By Alejandro Acosta, R&D Coordinator at LACNIC I recently had the chance to attend AndinaLink 2022, the International Telecommunications and Convergent Technologies Fair held in Colombia, as well as the honor of teaching the IPv6 workshop. This meeting


Tips to Create an IPv6 Addressing Plan

By José Cotúa – General Manager of TECNOLÓGICA SIMEON COMPANY CHILE SpA In collaboration with LACNIC, we have designed a guide for organizations so that they can successfully develop an IPv6 addressing plan. In this way, we seek to collaborate in the


Why Is IPv6 So Important for the Development of the Metaverse?

By Gabriel E. Levy B. and Alejandro Acosta Over almost half a century, the TCP/IP protocols have helped connect billions of people. Since the creation of the Internet, they have been the universal standards used to transmit information, making it possible for


Current Status of the IPv4 Address Waitlist

More than 700 organizations in the region are currently on the waiting list to receive IPv4 addresses returned to LACNIC. The waitlist was created on 19 August 2020 when the last available IPv4 address block was assigned and is intended to create an order


IPv6 Adoption at Campinas State University: A Matter of Survival in a Connected World

Fuente: https://www.unicamp.br/unicamp/ By Henri Alves de Godoy, Computer Network Analyst | Professor Ph.D Founded in 1966 in the city of Campinas, state of São Paulo, Campinas State University (UNICAMP) is one of the most important public universities in


IPv6 Deployment Trends among the Operators in the LAC Region

Over the past five years, IPv6 deployment has not been uniform among Internet operators in the region and significant differences have been observed in terms of infrastructure, technology updates, and support requirements of each organization. These are part


IPv6 Evolution in the LAC Region

A report prepared based on the findings of the study titled “Statistics and Trends: IPv6 Deployment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016-2020” led by LACNIC shows that regional IPv6 adoption has grown 18% over the past five years. According to the


Strategic Advantages of IPv6

Ten years from now, there will be advantages in having IPv6-only Internet content, services, or architecture. These words were shared by Lee Howard during the webinar titled The Strategic Role of IPv6 in Digital Transformation. Organized by CITEL and LACNIC,


40 Years of IPv4 Legacy and Learnings Pave the Way for IPv6

IPv4, the IP protocol that popularized the Internet and allowed it to become a global network, is turning forty. While experts value the contributions and insights of four decades of IPv4, they agree that the time has come for massive IPv6 deployment to take