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As IPv4 addresses become increasingly scarce, every segment of the industry must act quickly to accelerate full IPv6 adoption or risk increased costs and limited functionality online for Internet users everywhere.
IPv6 education is critical to developing and executing a successful IPv6 strategy," said Yurie Rich, COO of Nephos6.
Useful Resources to Help Manage the IPv6 Transition
Despite the effort required to transition to IPv6, IPv6 has tremendous long-term benefits.
IPv6 provides ten technology benefits over its predecessor IPv4 and promises to help businesses tap into a new set of customers, such as the large untapped customer base in Asia, which connects to the Internet with IPv6-only devicesO" (Source: "Opening New Doors with IPv6", Forrester Research, February 18, 2011).
The fee for participation in the IPv6 Consortium is $25K.
Lack of education and risk of the unknown are the top fears of taking on IPv6
Before we implemented BlueCat Networks' IPAM solution, we tracked IPv4 addresses with a six foot spreadsheet on the wall - which certainly wouldn't work with the much-longer IPv6 addresses," said Wayne Pecena, Director of Engineering, TTVN Enterprise Networks for the Texas A&M System.
First deployed on Hurricane Electric's Internet backbone in 2001, IPv6 is offered as a core service and every customer is provided IPv6 connectivity.
For more information about World IPv6 Day, how to get involved, and links to useful information for users, visit www.
With less than five percent of the IPv4 address space left for allocation, the time to transition to IPv6 is now," said Martin Levy.
IPv6 features an expanded addressing scheme that can support billions of devices connected directly to the Internet.