What's New With IPV6: Update and Howto

Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 7:00pm
Jamey Hicks, HP Labs - Cambridge Research Lab

IPv6 is the evolutionary successor to the current standard Internet Protocol (IPv4). IPv6 has been the next generation internet protocol for over 10 years, but within the last year or two support for IPv6 has become quite widespread. Windows XP and most Linux distributions now support IPv6 out of the box. Wired and wireless internet service providers around the world are deploying pilot or production IPv6 networks.

This talk will give an update on IPv6 protocols, transition mechanisms from IPv4 to IPv6, and IPv6 deployments. IPv6 is not just for the enterprise: this talk will also show how to configure IPv6 on a PC, laptop, or a home firewall such as the Linksys WRT54G.

Lecturer Biography: 

Jamey Hicks has been with the Cambridge Research Lab since February, 1996, working on performance modeling and architecture for simultaneous multithreading on Alpha. For the past couple of years, Jamey has been working on small, wireless devices: including the Personal Server, and Linux on the iPAQ Pocket PC. Jamey is also one of the leaders of the handhelds.org project, developing open source software for handheld computer. Prior to working at CRL, Jamey worked at the Motorola Cambridge Research Center on dataflow parallel computing. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT in 1992.