Articles By Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Web site owners offered free IPv6 translation service

Startup CloudFlare is turning the economics of IPv6 transition on itshead with a free cloud-based IPv6-to-IPv4 translation service that isavailable to Web site operators starting today. Dubbed Automatic IPv6, the new service ismade

Published on: September 28th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

IPv6 eyed by torrent users to avoid network throttling

Experts are reporting a rise in the number of attacks that take advantage of known vulnerabilities of IPv6, a next-generation addressing scheme that is being adopted across the Internet. IPv6 replaces the Internet's

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Most business Web sites will upgrade to IPv6 within 24 months

More than 70 per cent of IT departments plan to upgrade their Web sites to support IPv6 within the next 24 months, according to a recent survey of more than 200 IT professionals

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Online traffic spikes on World IPv6 Day

A surge of IPv6-based Web traffic began flowing over the Internet last night when World IPv6 Day began, according to data gathered by Arbor Networks.Arbor released some initial findings at 9 a.m. EDT

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Hurricane Electric claims world’s largest IPv6 backbone

Brocade Networks announced last week that it provides the routers and switches that underpin the network backbone operated by Hurricane Electric, a leader in next-generation Internet services using the emerging IPv6 standard. Brocade's

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Yahoo moves to IPv6 despite access woes

Yahoo is forging ahead with a move to IPv6 on its main Web site by year-end despite worries that up to 1 million Internet users may be unable to access it initially.Yahoo's massive

Published on: January 20th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Facebook, Google, Yahoo sign up for ‘World IPv6 Day’ trial

Several of the Internet's most popular Web sites - including Facebook, Google and Yahoo - have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main

Published on: January 13th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Free DNS services worth business consideration

It's been almost a year since Google announced its free DNS service known as Google Public DNS, promising a speedier, safer way to surf the Web and sparking concern that Google would become

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Internet authority invites organizations to apply for top-level domains

Internet policymakers appear to be in the home stretch on a controversial plan to add hundreds of new domain name extensions -- such as .nyc, .africa and .sport -- that could forever alter

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Disney’s tech-powered rides show patrons a whole new virtual world

Disney claims its first use of an 802.11 wireless network to operate an amusement park rides is a hit.Disney is using an industrial-strength 802.11 wireless network to power its Toy Story Mania! ride,

Published on: August 10th, 2009 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Social skills – and hygiene – can help lovelorn techies

Lookin' for love? Then shave off that scraggly beard, ditch the too-tight tee from a geeky conference last decade and leave the Teva sandals at home. That's just some of the advice from

Published on: June 9th, 2008 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Is the iPhone killing the Net?

Is the iPhone killing the 'Net? That's the question posed by Oxford University Professor Jonathan Zittrain in his new book, The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It. Zittrain is a

Published on: April 11th, 2008 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Tech skills to develop in 2008

All business. That's what network professionals need to be in 2008 if they want to have the most profound impact at their companies.The hottest skills for IT professionals to develop center on business

Published on: December 22nd, 2007 Carolyn Duffy Marsan