World IPv6 Launch


The World IPv6 Launch takes place on 6 June 2012 and follows on from the success of the World IPv6 Day that took place on 8 June 2011.

World IPv6 Launch is a global event in which organisations around the world will enable their content or services over IPv6. As all of the RIPE NCC’s services and content have already been available over IPv6 for some time, we’ll be participating – as we did for the 2011 event – by extensively measuring World IPv6 Launch and contributing to local events.

  • RIPE NCC Measurements for World IPv6 Day

For all measurements we will conduct for World IPv6 Day, please refer to RIPE NCC World IPv6 Launch Measurements.We will report any findings and present the statistics and analysis on the IPv6 Launch page on RIPE Labs.

  •  IPv6 Eye Chart

If you want to find out if you will have problems accessing websites both before and during World IPv6 day, you can use the IPv6 Eye Chart.

  •  The RIPEstat World IPv6 Launch Widget

RIPEstat has a new DNS widget for World IPv6 Launch. The widget can be included in any website where you’d like viewers to be able to perform IPv6 (and IPv4) DNS lookups or view your site’s DNS details.

  • Testing IPv6 Reachability Using RIPE Atlas

If you are a RIPE NCC member, you can test the reachability of your IPv6 (web)site from all IPv6-capable RIPE Atlas probes (currently more than 600).

  • Local IPv6 Launch Event in Amsterdam

World IPv6 Launch will be celebrated at Science Park, Amsterdam. Tutorials, workshops and a panel session discussing the need for IPv6 will take place. Keynote speakers will also present and global IPv6 progress will be monitored and shown during the day. The event is co-organised by several Dutch research and ICT organisations (University of Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, Surfnet, NLnet Labs, RIPE NCC, AMS-IX, Internet Society Netherlands, the Dutch IPv6 Task Force and others).

Further Information

World IPv6 Day 2011

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