Posts Tagged ‘ipv6 transit’

Qube joins in on World IPv6 Day

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

WORLD IPV6 LAUNCH is 6 June 2012 – The Future is Forever

Major websites are permanently enabling IPv6 starting 6 June 2012 at 00:00 UTC on their main websites:,,, and will all be reachable over IPv6 from that time.

In the run up to World IPv6 Day on the 6th June, Qube has completed enabling dual stack IPv6 connectivity throughout our core networks in the UK, USA and Switzerland.

The Qube website is now fully IPv6 enabled and we will be participating in the event on 6 June. Network carriers, large ISP’s and website operators around the world have been working to ensure that they are IPv6 ready on the day.

Many of the largest websites and web services on the Internet will be joining the growing list of IPv6 enabled companies to ensure that this year’s event marks the true start of the IPv6 Internet.

Please contact to your Qube Account Manager or Qube Support about to ask about IPv6 connectivity for you organization.

IPv6 Trial by Facebook, Yahoo & Google

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Facebook, Google and Yahoo – have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6.

Qube Network Engineering will be undertaking upgrades to our core and border networks over the coming weeks to enable IPv6. We are hoping to complete the scheduled rollout and testing in Q2, with a view to offering full IPv6 services to customers in Q3.

Have you considered how IPv6 will impact your business and the applications it relies on?


Qube’s anycast DNS platform a success

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Qube’s migration to the new anycast DNS system has been a success with several clients making the transition already.
The new system provides resilience by spreading several DNS nodes over Qube’s four data centre locations in London, New York and Zurich.

BGP anycast technology ensures that clients are directed to the closest server which ensures faster queries and improved performance. Speak to us about migrating your hosted DNS.