(BUSINESS WIRE)-Fremont, Calif-based Hurricane Electric, the world’s leading IPv6-native
Internet backbone and colocation provider, today announced that its
Director of IPv6 Strategy, Martin Levy, will speak at the India
IPv6 Summit today, December 15, 2009 in a talk entitled IPv6 on
the Internet – how far have we come towards global IPv6 connectivity?
The summit is being sponsored by the IPv6
Forum India, an organization dedicated to bringing awareness of IPv6
to India, encouraging IPv6’s widespread deployment and building an
active IPv6 community within India.
“IPv6 Forum India has been instrumental to bringing awareness of IPv6
not only to India, but the world,” said Martin Levy, Hurricane
Electric’s Director of IPv6 Strategy. “I am honored to address the
summit and look forward to sharing a global progress report on IPv6
Hurricane Electric first deployed IPv6 on its global backbone in 2001,
and the company now interconnects with more than 600 associated IPv6
backbones – approximately twice as many as its nearest rival. Hurricane
Electric is one of the few global Internet backbones that is IPv6 native
and does not rely on internal tunnels for its IPv6 connectivity. IPv6 at
Hurricane Electric is a core service and every customer is provided IPv6
connectivity as well as classic IPv4 connectivity.
In addition to offering enterprises free IPv6 certification, in July
Hurricane Electric released an IPv4
depletion Application for the iPhone and Google Android platform and
additional tools to educate CIOs and network administrators about the
urgency of the transition to IPv6.