IPv6: Find the Right Reasons to Migrate

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

Fear is a poor migration motivator.

Much of the conversation around IPv6 has been based on the fear of IPv4 address exhaustion and the impending collapse of the Internet if we don't migrate. This Computer World article, authored by Ken Salchow looks at the right reasons for a business to consider an IPv6 migration.


"It is important when examining this that you understand the current IPv6 market. Very few Internet Service Providers (ISPs) currently deploy IPv6 to the consumer market, meaning that IPv6 is not a necessary mechanism to reach most general consumers.

"This is equally true of hosting companies where many organizations have found it difficult to even get connectivity to the IPv6 Internet and have had to find alternative means to participate."

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This article was originally published on Friday Sep 9th 2011