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Description - Migrating to IPv6 by Marc Blanchet

IPv6 is the future of the always on, mobile Internet. The new version is vital for making that self-restocking fridge scenario into a reality, as the old version (IPv4) is not able to cope with the number of individual machines and people that will need to be networked together in the future. Other business drivers for migrating to IPv6 include: transmitting data wireless-ly (ie. internet access, messaging etc. via your mobile phone), creating home area networks that are constantly connected to the internet, evolving telecommunications systems which transmit voice over IP networks, and many more. Migrating to IPv6 does not try to cover absolutely everything, it is not an 'everything you ever wanted to know and quite a lot you didn't' style reference book, but it IS a 'how to' tutorial on implementing, applying and deploying the protocol. The value is in the author's experience-based advice and techniques for putting the technology to work. Migrating IPv6 features: To the point, practical perspective aimed at people who need to implement IPv6 in their daily work. Contains advice and tried-and-tested practical techniques from the person who ported the first application into IPv6 (Quake) Provides configuration examples of popular implementations: cisco, nortel,microsoft, sun, linux, 3com The 'insider' knowledge of the technology as the author is a member of the IPv6 Forum board This is THE book every network (wired and wireless) engineer needs on their bookshelf as a practical and useful reference for IPv6.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471498926
ISBN-10: 0471498920
Format: Hardback
(249mm x 178mm x 32mm)
Pages: 450
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marc Blanchet

Marc Blanchet is CTO at Hexago. Hexago sells an IPv6 deployment product which implements the TSP tunnel broker. Hexago is a spin-off of Viagenie, known for the 6tap exchange point, normos, freenet6, the Tunnel Setup Protocol and other IPv6 initiatives, all of which Marc was architect and co-implementor of. In his previous job at Viagenie, he was a network security consultant for enterprises, governments and providers. Marc co-founded the IPv6Forum, and is a member of the board and technical directorate. He is also director and member of the steering committee of the North American IPv6 task force. Marc was co-chair of the internationalized domain names (idn) IETF working group and co-chair of the IPv6 exchanges ad hoc working group. He has written several IETF drafts and RFC in both the IPv6(RFC3531) and idn (RFC3454, RFC3491) fields. Since 1999, he has been giving IPv6 tutorials at conferences such as Networld-Interop, INET, IPv6Forum, 3G, Security and to organizations, taught to many thousands of people, and he also co-authored the Cisco IPv6 course. Marc received a master's degree in electrical engineering from Laval University. Marc, as author, can be reached at