The day finally came in February 2011 when the IANA assigned the last top level (/8) block of free IPv4 addresses.

Organizations are facing the daunting task of migrating from IPv4 to IPv6.The global transition is accelerating at unprecedented rates driven by government mandates and the explosion in mobile devices consuming IP addresses.

The transition to IPv6 has exasperated the challenge of continuity of operations that must be met before, during and after the transition.

Are you prepared to face this eminent challenge? Do you understand the risks and potential management blind spots IPv6 migration presents?

You will learn:

  • List of issues you should consider when transitioning to IPv6
  • How to avoid blind spots during the migration
  • How to support IPv6 gear in your network
  • How to support legacy gear that presents a data collection and monitoring challenge
  • Ensure visibility and monitoring before, during, and after the transition period



Pete Cruz
Sr. Director, Product Management and Marketing  

Pete is responsible for leading product management and marketing. He has over 19 years of extensive experience in network, server, and application management, including performance, fault, configuration, and service level management. Pete has held senior level product management and marketing positions at Cabletron, Opticom, Smarts, Empirix, Voyence and EMC. He has published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker at industry events.



Peter Bernstein
Senior Editor, TMCnet

Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.

Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.

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How to Ensure IT Performance While Migrating to IPv6
Date & Time
Date & Time
Friday May 18th, 2012
11:00 ET/ 8:00 PT
60 Minutes
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