Taobao is on IPv6

Taobao.com is the equivalent of ebay in mainland China.  It has announced that a large scale trial of IPv6 is taking place at :


I have tracked the path.   Interestingly, it is going through HK6IX  and CERNET2 as follows:

Netfront (my IPv6 ISP) <-> HK6IX <-> CERNET2 <-> Alibaba <-> IPv6 at Taobao

Thanks to HK6IX and CERNET2 which help to make the connection fast.

1 comment:

warrenkwok said...

I've got a question. Is it correct to call it HK6IX? Network-wise, it should be correct. Facility-wise, it should then be called HKIX !