Technology Briefing IPv6

A comprehensive technical overview of the future of the next generation Internet Protocol - IPv6

• half day • £495/$900 • world-wide

Why this briefing?

Leading businesses are implementing IPv6 now. The operating systems, network devices, software interfaces and standards are ready. IPv6 address space is being allocated and connectivity is available from an increasing number of Internet Service Providers.

In certain areas, IPv6 roll-out is not only inevitable, it is already happening. Even so, for many, IPv6 is something that they believe will never happen.

What is the truth about IPv6? How will different businesses be affected by the roll-out of IPv6? In particular what will the impact of IPv6 be on your business?

This briefing answers these questions. It provides an overview of IPv6 and related technologies and takes a detailed look at the current market and expected trends.

This briefing analyses the growth of IPv6 with particular attention being paid to UK businesses. It looks at the effect IPv6 will have on IT service and supply companies within the UK.


Who should attend?

This course is ideal for all who require a brief technical overview of IPv6. This includes IT management, network administrators, systems administrators and security managers.


A general high-level knowledge of networking technology and terminology is all that is required for this brieifing.


Course Contents

The Need for IPv6

  • Problems with IPv4
  • Is there an Address shortage?
  • New requirements

New Features of IPv6

  • IPv6 Design
  • Comparison with IPv4
  • Autoconfiguration
  • IPv6 Security
  • Quality of Service
  • Mobile IPv6
  • Performance

Network Applications & IPv6

  • Name services (DNS)
  • Web Servers
  • Browsers

The Migration Process

  • Transition features of IPv6
  • Planning
  • Evaluation
  • Migration of Platforms
  • Migration of Applications
  • Software Development
  • When to Migrate
  • Time-scale Predictions

The Current Status

  • Operating Systems
  • Network Infrastructure
  • IPv6 Networks
  • Business Applications
  • Mobile IP & 3G



IPv6 Demonstrations

During the briefing there will be a number of short demonstrations. Demonstrations will be on the major operating systems (Windows, Linux and Cisco IOS).

The demonstrations will include:

  • Basic IPv6 Configuration
  • Autoconfiguration of IPv6
  • IPv6 Router Configuration
  • Security Configuration
  • IPv6 DNS operation
  • Browsing the web over IPv6



All Erion IPv6 courses are certified by the IPv6 Forum. Erion also has its own IPv6 certification programme.

Certified IPv6 Certification
Certified Course IPv6 Forum
Certified Security Course IPv6 Forum



The briefing typically starts at 9:30 and concludes at 2pm. There is ample time for discussions and questions.



Our courses are available world-wide in our virtual classrooms accompanied by virtual labs. We also deliver on-site training and public training at venues around the world.

Please contact us if you are looking for training in your area.


  • Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
  • Basingstoke, England, UK
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Inverness, Scotland, UK
  • Leeds, England, UK
  • London, England, UK
  • Manchester, England, UK
  • Sheffield, England, UK
  • Europe - various locations
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Malaysia - various locations
  • Boston, USA
  • San Francisco, USA
  • New York, USA
  • Washington DC, USA
  • USA - various locations