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Going to IPv6 isn't going to be easy

Aug 04, 2010, 17:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)


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"Recently, I've been writing a lot about IPv6, the next generation of the Internet Protocol that makes the Internet and most home and business networks go. Now, like it or lump it, we, starting with our businesses and mobile devices and eventually our home networks, are all going to have to move to IPv6.

"That is going to be a major pain, especially for network administrators, but as I've been working more with IPv6 I've discovered other problems. A lot of network equipment out there can't actually handle IPv6.

"Oh, the vendors may say that it supports IPv6, but the truth is another matter."

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