Getting on Board with IPv6


    In November 2010, Cisco was the first vendor certified by the IPv6 Forum  for its IPv6 education and certification offering that helps ensure that  the technical community is equipped with the knowledge and skills  needed to design, deploy, operate and troubleshoot IPv6 networks and  applications.


    Learning@Cisco's professional networking  portfolio received Gold Certifications for CCIE® Routing and Switching  and Silver Certifications for CCNA® and CCNP®. By taking the CCNA, CCNP,  or CCIE Routing and Switching certification exams - certified by the  IPv6 Education Certification Program - IT professionals will be able to  demonstrate IPv6 knowledge and skills. Cisco also offers additional  training with the “IPv6 Fundamentals, Design and Deployment Course  (IP6FD)" which has been Gold certified by the IPv6 Forum. Get course information, logo use information and details.


    What does the advent of IPv6 mean for the network engineer? In these two videos, Cisco Designated VIP, Keith Barker covers transition methods for IPv6 and options for using static routes  and dynamic routes on top of the 6to4 automatic tunnels. Watch now.


    Get a high level overview of IPv6 and its benefits to networking from Cisco Learning Network Chief Technical Officer, Kevin Roderick.


    Service Provider IPv6 Deployment:  On Tuesday, December 6, at 8 a.m. U.S. Pacific Standard Time, Cisco SME, Salman Asadullah will present about service provider IPv6 deployment techniques in core networks. The session targets network designer and administrator understanding of IPv6 operation and implementation, options for native IPv4 and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) core environments and more. Register now.


    Additional advice and strategies can be found in this Cisco Support Community seminar recording "World IPv6 Day- What Should You Do?" Presented by Cisco distinguished support engineer, Phil Remaker,  this seminar recording will help network engineers answer questions  like: 
    How do I position IPv6 in my network? How do I design, integrate  and configure IPv6? How can I benefit from it? Watch the seminar now.


    Get the Cisco perspective on participation in World IPv6 Day on June 8th.


    Read Phil Roberts' Internet Protocol Journal article.


    Get more IPv6 information from Cisco.


    Read the World IPv6 Day Playbook on the Cisco Support Community.


    Learn who is participating in the big test drive--World IPv6 Day.


    Test your connectivity.



    Read the reports from Cisco Technical Assistance Center virtual and physical World IPv6 Day war rooms.


    Read Distinguished Cisco Engineer Mark Townsley's blog post about events of the day.