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Can't Reach Your Favorite Site? IPv6 May Be to Blame

A small number of Internet users will experience delays or time-outs as they attempt to visit Facebook, Google, Yahoo and other popular websites tonight.

Hackers May Try to Disrupt World IPv6 Day

Hundreds of popular websites -- including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Bing -- are participating in a 24-hour trial of a new Internet standard called IPv6 on June 8.

What If IPv6 Simply Fails to Catch On?

The Internet engineering community has undertaken an unprecedented effort to promote IPv6. But what if little changes in the next five years?

25 Ways IT Will Morph in the Next 25 Years

Imagine a world where the computers, networks and storage systems are all tens of thousands of times faster than they are today -- and then think about the sci-fi type of applications that will be possible.


Verisign Expands Cloud-based DDoS Protection

Citing a rise in the number and scope of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks across the Internet, Verisign is expanding its cloud-based DDoS protection.

Facebook's 'Green' Data Center Design to Have Ripple Effect

Facebook's innovative new data center design is believed to be one of the world's most energy-efficient facilities of its kind.

Need IPv4 Addresses? Get 'em Here

A vibrant market for buying and selling IPv4 addresses is emerging, and policymakers are clarifying the rules associated with how network operators can monetize this addressing resource.

Asia out of IPv4 Addresses

The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has run out of all but a handful of IPv4 addresses that it is holding in reserve.

GoDaddy to Secure .COM Names with DNSSEC

With more than 47 million domain names under management, GoDaddy has a huge DNS infrastructure that it has upgraded to support the emerging Internet security standard known as DNSSEC for DNS Security Extensions.

Verisign Signs On for Upcoming 24-hour IPv6 Trial

Verisign is the latest major Internet player to sign up for World IPv6 Day

Brocade Touts IPv6 Experience With Hurricane Electric

Brocade Networks announced last week that it provides the routers and switches that underpin the network backbone operated by Hurricane Electric, a leader in...

5 Signs That Your Techies Are Being Poached

With IT hiring on the rise, your most talented employees may be getting offers outside your company.

Is Your Company at Risk of an IPv6 Brain Drain?

Competition is heating up to find IT pros who know how to make the IPv6 transition.

Verizon: We Have Plenty of IPv4 Addresses

Verizon Business says it has enough IP addresses using the current version of the Internet Protocol, known as IPv4.

How IT Pros Cheat on Certification Exams

Incidents of cheating on IT certifications are on the rise, a trend that experts say is an outward sign of the desperation felt by out-of-work and under-employed...