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[Discuss] Speakers for IPv6?


I don't know much about IPv6, but think this is a really important topic
for IT people.  Thanks for trying to get this organized.


On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:26 AM, John Abreau <jabr at> wrote:

> I'd like to schedule several BLU meetings about IPv6 for next year,
> and I'm looking
> for speakers who can give the kinds of presentations I think would be
> useful.
> We had a talk last November, but it fell short of what I had hoped
> for. I was looking
> for presentations where the target audience is people who have already
> decided
> they want to migrate to IPv6, and are asking how to proceed.
> The talk we actually got was interesting and informative, but it didn't
> address
> the correct audience. The talk we got focused on persuading a
> reluctant audience
> that they really need to start planning to migrate to IPv6, and it
> didn't really offer
> any useful details on how to proceed.
> For starters, I've come up with three basic scenarios I'd like to explore:
> 1. A home user with 1-2 desktops, a few laptops/iPhones/Android devices,
> maybe a NAS or Tivo, and a Linksys wireless router that can support DD-WRT;
> 2. A small office with 1-2 Linux servers and maybe a dozen desktops and
> laptops
> possibly supporting a mix of Linux, Windows, and MacOS.
> 3. A larger enterprise with several locations in different cities;
> dozens of servers
> including Windows, Linux, BSD, Solaris, AIX, etc; desktop, laptops,
> smartphones,
> etc including a mix of Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android, etc.
> To keep things simple, I think it makes sense to focus on migrating from a
> pure IPv4 network to a dual-stack network for these scenarios. Even with
> this
> focus, I imagine it would still take several meetings to cover the basics.
> Can anyone recommend speakers who can give these kinds of HOWTO talks?
> Thanks!
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