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dual-stack

(networking)
A term used to describe a network node running both IPv4 and IPv6 protocol stacks (or possibly others) at the same time. Such a machine can act as a protocol converter between the two networks.
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Benu Networks, a provider of innovative virtual network solutions that enable service providers to rapidly create and deliver next generation IP services, has announced that Liberty Global, the world's largest international TV and broadband company, has purchased Benu Networks' IPv6 Dual-Stack (DS-Lite) solution, the company said.
Although not as flexible as dual-stack, network address translation (NAT) allows you to keep your IPv4 infrastructure by NATing the traffic in front of it.
There are three different methods used to achieve this goal across broadband access networks including tunneling (dual-stack lite and IPv6 rapid deployment) and dual-stack.
Adding this LTE functionality extends the capabilities of the tester's Smart Studio graphical network simulation environment to include Call Session Control Function (CSCF), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Domain Name System (DNS) servers, using either IPv4, IPv6, or dual-stack addressing.
The live demonstration involved showcasing F5's BIG-IP platform as a virtual device under test (VDUT), Ixia's IxLoad to control the virtual interfaces (IxVM) running dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6, and virtual application servers (VAS) running FTP, SMTP, and HTTP clients.
Around the globe, Internode (Australia) supports IPv6 services with a dual-stack network, and ISPs in Hong Kong as well as KDDI, XS4ALL, and Free Telecom are all offering IPv6 connectivity.
Participants will have the opportunity to work on lab exercises related to deploying IPv6 in dual-stack operational IXP/ISP environments as well as native IPv6 transit.
The Participants were provided the opportunity to work on lab exercises related to deploying IPv6 in dual-stack operational IXP/ ISP environments as well as native IPv6 transit.
We're tending to see a co-existence of IPv4 and IPv6 when registrations occur and when traffic comes in we'll often see both an IPv4 and an IPv6 request due to the propagation of the dual-stack," he said.
Network operators can either support both protocols in what's called dual-stack mode or translate between IPv4 and IPv6.
4, all 64-bit AX Series hardware appliances now support NAT64/DNS64, in addition to existing Large-scale NAT (LSN)/Carrier Grade NAT (CGN), Dual-stack Lite (DS-Lite) and standard IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack solutions.
Level 3 has helped out with the transition to IPv6 in differing ways such as its dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 architecture.
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