IP Version 6

  • Subrata Goswami

Abstract

Because of phenomenal growth of the Internet, the scarcity of address space apparent in the early 90’s. IETF designed and evolved the IPv6 or IPNG as the replacement for IPv4. The dearth of IPv4 was mitigated to a large extent by NAT and hence the need for transition to IPv6 was not felt in the US or Europe. Although it is considered that with the proliferation of low cost mobile devices across the world a slow transition to IPv6 would happen in this decade.

Keywords

Europe Encapsulation Prefix 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subrata Goswami
    • 1
  1. 1.CTOAerogram NetworksUSA

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