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CRA leads capacity building for next-gen IPv6 technologies

"The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), in collaboration with Reseaux IP Europeens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), is conducting a three-day technical IPv6 training course with the primary objective of Internet resources management capacity building in Qatar’s ICT sector." Source: Gulf Times

Why IPv6 deployment should be on every business radar

"The explosive growth of the Internet has already seen IPv4 addresses reach critically low levels in recent years, and yet despite this, the market adoption of IPv6 is still much slower than anticipated." (Source: IT PRo Portal)

Is it time to regulate the IoT?

"By 2020 there will be a staggering 200 billion of the IoT devices in operation, according to Intel. This high number of end-points will change the way we communicate with each other, interact with our surroundings and will have a significant impact on the UK marketplace. However, with so many connected devices out there sending data over the internet, there is the growing prospect of serious security issues." (Source: Software Testing News).

The IPv6 network effect

"World IPv6 Launch Day took place over six years ago. Marco Hogewoning, Senior External Relations Officer at the RIPE NCC offers some analysis of the progress to replace IPv4." (Source: Network Computing).

RIPE NCC Engages AUD Students on How the Internet Functions

During the session, RIPE NCC experts walked AUD students, faculty, and staff through the technical fundamentals that allow the Internet to function and grow, such as standardization, numbering, and naming. The attendees were also introduced to the ecosystem of organizations that coordinate these efforts, their operating models, and how they can get involved. (Source: Albawaba Business.)

RIPE NCC, TRA to build IPv6 capacity in Bahrain

The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and the Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently held a training program for telecommunications and ISP staff to instruct them in how to work with IPv6 and deploy it on their networks. The training was part of a TRA initiative aimed at encouraging the development of a roadmap for IPv6 deployment in Bahrain. (Source: Tahawul Tech).

RIPE NCC joins Arab Internet & Telecom Union as observing member

The Reseaux IP Europeens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) has accepted an invitation to join the Arab Internet & Telecom Union as an observing member, which will help the organisation to engage with the major players involved in developing the internet sector in the Arab region. (Source: Telecompaper).

Belarus ripe for IPv6 protocol, expert says

The introduction of the IPv6 protocol was discussed during the Internet Week in Minsk as part of the RIPE NCC / ENOG (Eurasia Network Operators) Regional Meeting. During the meeting Internet experts are expected to share the best practices, discuss the most important matters of the regional and international Internet communities. The meeting in Minsk gathered over 230 specialists from Eastern Europe and Asia. (Source: Belarus News)

Why we need a less fragmented IoT ecosystem

Marco Hogewoning, external relations officer at internet registry organisation RIPE NCC, says it's promising to see such efforts to fight against fragmentation in the IoT industry. But for them to be successful, he'd like to see more manufacturers showing an interest in this cause. (Source: IT Pro Portal)

IPv6 rollout gaining traction but firms must take transition seriously

A lot of people ask whether IPv4 address exhaustion is really an issue. That's a fair question, and the answer is that the continued growth of the Internet is absolutely dependent on IPv6, the successor to IPv4, being deployed on a global scale. (Source: