IPv6 Comes to the Cloud with Ed Horley

About Show #495

IPv6 continues to gain traction! Richard talks to Ed Horley about the progress of IPv6, including the recent announcement by Microsoft at the Ignite conference in Atlanta that virtually all of Azure would now support IPv6. That's a lot of new IPv6 traffic added to the internet at large! Ed discusses the big penetration points of IPv6, including mobile networks (there are a lot of smartphones out there), some consumer ISPs and now the public cloud. Where is IPv6 not happening much? Big enterprises. Adoption in some countries (including the US) are well past 25% - IPv6 is becoming mainstream!

Ed Horley is the Vice President of Engineering at Groupware Technology in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the author of Practical IPv6 for Windows Administrators from Apress and is the Co-Chair of the California IPv6 Task Force. Ed has presented at numerous conferences on IPv6 and you can catch him this year presenting at Interop in Las Vegas and Cisco Live in San Diego. He maintains a blog at howfunky.com and you can find him on twitter at @ehorley.

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