Bangalore: The internet is on the brink of a major upgrade. The giants on the internet have already patched up for the big jump to the next generation IPv6 which is going to be launched on June 6th, this Wednesday at 0001 GMT. “IPv6 is being enabled and kept on by more than 1,500 Web sites and ISPs in 22 countries,” said Arbor Networks, a company that monitors global Internet traffic closely.
A 24 hour test was conducted last year but now it’s time to face the reality. The much awaited IPv6 launch was very much needed because the number of IP address in the old IPv4 has already exhausted. But it will take several years to complete the full transition and for the old devices that are still running on IPv4 platform should continue to function as before. Read Full Article >>