TITLE

IPv6: Coming soon to a network near you The long-term benefits far outweigh the immediate difficulties

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CED;Feb2011, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the functionality of Internet Protocol (IP) version 6 (IPv6) as an exhaustion to IPv4 that simplifies the transition of IP for cable system operators in the U.S. It notes the development of various solutions to conserve IPv4 addressed that include the use of proxy servers and network address translation (NAT), variable length subnet masks (VLSM) and subnetting. IPv6 addressing offers operators network solution to scale the network for future services.
ACCESSION #
57758491

 

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