Case Studies

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March 19, 2012
The PREGINET endeavors for IPv6
World IPv6 Launch 2012

The Internet Protocol (IP), is one of the pillars of the Internet. It is the one responsible for addressing hosts and routing datagrams from a source to a destination host across one or more IP networks. Thus, IP sets an addressing system which has two (2) functions: a) identifying hosts; and b) providing logical location service. Said functions are accomplished by defining standard datagrams and addressing system. The IP version 4 (IPv4), which is the first major version of IP, is the dominant IP. However, according to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), IPv4 officially depleted on 03 February 2011.

August 31, 2011
UP Diliman: A Shift from IPv4 to IPv6
UP Diliman Logo

IPv6 is the Internet’s next-generation protocol. This is designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force to replace the current Internet Protocol — IP version 4 (IPv4) — to deal with the IPv4 address exhaustion. IPv4, according to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, was officially depleted on 03 February 2011 due to the growing number of users and devices accessing the Internet. Right now, realizing its importance for online operations, the University of the Philippines – Diliman (UPD) has decided to start using this latest IP.

March 9, 2011
PHIVOLCS in creating disaster resilient communities
Ondoy flood

The Philippines is one of the countries located along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Over the years, the country has experienced several geotectonic-related phenomena such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. Indeed, disaster management plays an important role to create disaster resilient communities. Due to this necessity, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has partnered with the GFZ Potsdam in Germany and Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) in Washington, U.S.A. to acquire live streaming of broadband seismograph data. Aside from said organizations which covers worldwide broadband seismograph stations, the Sentinel Asia is likewise being partnered with by […]

June 25, 2010
Saving Lives through Accurate and Speedy Typhoon Forecasting
Saving Lives through Accurate and Speedy Typhoon Forecasting

An average of 20 typhoons hit the Philippines every year causing flash floods and landslides that result to deaths, home devastations, and stagnation of commerce. Weather is indeed unpredictable but a lot of things can be accomplished if local authorities have enough time to prepare. Sufficient preparation mainly depends on accurate and speedy forecasts – a need for typhoon-areas like the Philippine archipelago – which can be obtained through high-speed networks.