IPv6

University of Alberta sees many upsides after switching to IPv6

In 2018, the University of Alberta switched its wifi to IPv6 (internet protocol version 6). Raymond Richmond, Team Lead for IST at the University, talks about his experience with becoming IPv6-enabled, and the benefits that have come with making the change. (One of the biggest benefits right now is being able to offer a more …

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In the spirit of giving, Cybera’s Internet Buying Group offers its 13th major price decrease

Friday the 13th marks an appropriate day for Cybera to announce the 13th major price decrease for the Internet Buying Group since its launch in 2012. As of January 1, 2020, the price of bandwidth for Group members will go down from $1.50 per Mbps to $1.35 per Mbps, a 10% drop. The Internet Buying …

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New Hub in Red Deer Will Help Schools and Researchers Collaborate Easier and Faster

After years of negotiations and maintenance work, Cybera is pleased to announce that a high-speed networking point of presence (PoP) has been installed in Red Deer. Red Deer College and the Red Deer Public School District were the first institutions to connect to the new PoP, at a rate of up to 1 Gbps. Utilizing …

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A Christmas IPv4 Miracle

Christmas came early for Cybera, as we recently received the #1 item on our wish list: more IPv4 addresses! We had been “getting by” for years on our allocation of 2,000 IPv4 addresses, but as the popularity of our Rapid Access Cloud continued to grow, our stock of addresses became depleted (an individual IPv4 address …

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Port Forwarding with gobetween

As other blog posts on our site have mentioned, IPv4 addresses are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. To make the situation more difficult, most communications on the internet is done through IPv4. Cybera’s Rapid Access Cloud provides each project with one public IPv4 address, known as a “Floating IP”. We call them this  because they’re …

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