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Cerf: Future of Internet doesn't include an IPv7

Feb 23, 2011, 14:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Julie Bort)

"Vint Cerf takes his title of Chief Internet Evangelist for Google seriously, and is knee-deep in several projects to bring the next versions of the Internet into being. These projects include pushing for worldwide IPv6 adoption, but they don't include plans for an IPv7.

"Cerf sat down with Network World's Cisco Subnet editor, Julie Bort, at the annual Digital Broadband Migration conference in Boulder, Colo., to discuss the future of IP, home networking, the Internet of Things, preventing the so-called Internet "kill switch," and other topics. Here is part one of the edited interview.

"Is there, or will there be, an IPv7, and what new problems will it solve?"

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