Why IPv6?

Why IPv6?

IPv4 was the first version of the protocol to be widely adopted. However, at just 32-bits, the 4.3 billion available addresses don’t even give one address to each living person.

IPv6 was developed to allow the internet to continue to grow at pace. At 128-bits, IPv6 provides an almost limitless supply of IP addresses.

IPv6 has other advantages including: easier to configure; supports more efficient usage of broadband; it is compatible with 3G wireless broadband.

Duration: 1:6
Publisher: UKFast
You can watch this video also at the source.

Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter

Do you want to stay ahead of the competition? Subscribe to our bi-weekly HostingJournalist.com email newsletter with breaking cloud, hosting and data center industry news.

- Koen Stegeman, Editor-in-Chief and CEO