Leading anti-spam vendor prepares to fight spam on the
next generation of the Internet
5 August 2009 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Roaring Penguin
Software Inc. announced today that CanIt 6.1.0 includes
experimental support for IPv6. It can accept and deliver mail via
SMTP over IPv6 and perform rule lookups against IPv6 addresses and
networks. In addition, all CanIt components can use IPv6 for
IPv6 will become a "must-adopt" technology within Roaring
Penguin's key client base of Universities, ISPs and MSPs. Hurricane
Electric of Fremont California estimates that in less than 700 days
we will have exhausted the available IPv4 central registry Internet
addresses. A countdown counter is available at:
IPv6 is short for "Internet Protocol Version 6". IPv6 is the
"next generation" protocol designed by the Internet Engineering
Task Force IETF to replace the current version Internet Protocol,
IP Version 4 ("IPv4").
IPv6 fixes a number of problems in IPv4, such as the limited
number of available IPv4 addresses. It also adds many improvements
to IPv4 in areas such as routing and network autoconfiguration.
IPv6 is expected to gradually replace IPv4, with the two coexisting
for a number of years during a transition period.
For more information, visit http://www.ipv6.org/.
About Roaring Penguin
Founded in 1999, Roaring Penguin Software Inc., specializes in
e-mail filtering. The company focuses on fighting spam at the mail
server, with the acclaimed CanIt and MIMEDefang product lines.
Today, Roaring Penguin develops, deploys and supports its spam- and
virus-fighting products for customers that include enterprises,
ISPs, Universities, web hosts, and government offices.
For more information, visit Roaring Penguin Software at