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IPv6 Routing Fundamentals

IPv6 Routing Fundamentals

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hyatt Regency Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

This course is designed for network and system engineers looking to understand the new features and operational characteristics of networks that include IPv6.  It will provide a solid introduction of IPv6 and the foundational knowledge required to configure networking software, common operating systems and devices in order to migrate and support IPv6.  

Registration and Continental Breakfast - 8:00am - 9:00am

Class - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Lunch - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Evening Reception - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The course is outlined in seven-parts that include both lecture and hands-on experiences to ensure attendees gain the full grasp of the concepts discussed.  The course outline is as follows:

  • IPv6 address overview
  • Bootstrapping IPv6-related protocols and mechanisms
  • Overview of routing protocols and changes since IPv4 in RIP, OSPF, ISIS and BGP
  • Simple IP routing Transition mechanisms
  • IPv6 configuration on various operating systems
  • Simple device configuration
  • DEMO:  Installation and configuration of Dual Stack router

Routing Fundamentals Instructor

Brandon Ross

Brandon Ross brings over 15 years of senior, technical management experience in network engineering for leading organizations such as Comcast, the University of Florida, Internap, MindSpring, NetRail, Sockeye Networks and Xiocom to NANOG’s Educational Program Series.  Since 2010, Brandon has lead network engineering teams focusing on architecture, design, deployment and training for enterprise, research and education, and international service provider networks. In 2011, Brandon founded Network Utility Force, an advanced network engineering and professional services company, comprised of highly experienced network and security architects, aimed at addressing complex, mission critical networks. He presently serves as the company's CEO and Chief Network Architect, where he has led the deployment of diverse and secure solutions for wired and wireless networks utilizing a variety of technologies, including: BGP, DNS, DWDM, IPv6, Microwave, MPLS, SDN and WiFi. Mr. Ross has a B.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Florida. Additionally, he is an active participant in the North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG), the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), and plays an integral role as team lead for InteropNet, which supports the Interop trade show. Mr. Ross is a certified IPv6 Forum Gold level engineer.

Price and Registration: 

Each class includes a full day of instruction, lunch, snacks and a sponsored evening social where you can mingle with Internet industry veterans.

Price also includes access to the first day of NANOG 62 which takes place on October 6-8, 2014 and will offer a great opportunity to network with colleagues, freshen-up skills, learn advanced networking techniques, and discover new network applications.

  • Registration through October 5, 2014
    (non-member $300, member $275)

Cancellation Fee: $50.00.   Cancellation fee is $100.00 as of two weeks before the meeting (September 21, 2014)

Please note that all prices are in US dollars.


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