Carolyn Duffy Marsan


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New Akamai service optimizes content delivery for device, network conditions

Akamai Technologies will announce on Tuesday a new service for improving website performance that determines the type of device and network a user has -- and whether the device has an IPv4 or IPv6 address -- and then improves the...

IPv6 traffic rises in U.S., but remains sliver of overall Internet

U.S. ISPs are reporting a significant rise in IPv6 traffic during the last three months, even though the overall numbers remain tiny -- less than 1% of Internet traffic.

Leading Internet prognosticator still pessimistic about IPv6

Geoff Huston, an Australian researcher whose predictions about IPv4 depletion dates have proven uncannily accurate over the years, is still not certain that IPv6 will get deployed in time to avert an addressing crisis across the...

Many big-name sites sitting out World IPv6 Launch

The Internet's biggest players -- including Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Bing -- are turning on IPv6 today as part of the World IPv6 Launch Day challenge coordinated by the Internet Society. But which websites are not ready to support...

Rehearsals over, IPv6 hits prime time June 6

IPv6 will go live Wednesday. That's the date when 50-plus access networks and more than 2,500 websites -- including Google, YouTube, Facebook and Yahoo -- will turn on support for the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main...

Apple's IPv6 misstep is a sign of the times

Apple's controversial decision not to support IPv6 on Version 6.0 of AirPort Utility is the latest example of a broader problem plaguing the next-gen Internet Protocol: Many network vendors are lacking the same level of features and...

The sorry state of federal IPv6 support

U.S. federal government agencies must meet an aggressive deadline of Sept. 30, 2012, to deploy IPv6 on their public-facing websites, under an Obama administration initiative. But with less than five months to go, more than 99% of...

Internet Society celebrates 20 years of standards, advocacy

The Internet Society, a nonprofit that operates the .org registry and funds Internet standards development work, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a gala event in Geneva next month.

How GSA is securing its cloud apps

As the General Services Administration (GSA) migrates to a work-anywhere, work-anytime strategy, the real estate arm of the U.S. federal government is discovering that having an iron-clad security strategy is critical to its adoption...

5 signs that you've lost control over your cloud apps

CIOs are waking up to the reality that they've lost control over access to data stored in software-as-a-service applications purchased by other departments.

IETF explores new working group on identity management in the cloud

Proponents of a common scheme for managing user identity in cloud-based applications will pitch their idea to the Internet's premier standards-setting body at a meeting in Paris later this month.

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