Home / Blogs

More IPv6 Warnings on Why Organizations Must Plan Transition Now

The IPv6 Portal reports on a paper titled "The Choice: IPV4 Exhaustion or Transition to IPv6", written by Jordi Palet, warning that organizations must start planning for IPv6 now or "be aware that some already have, and you are beginning to be at a disadvantage."

Introductory notes from this report:

"This is going to affect the business of existing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and to a greater extent, at a certain point in time, the creation of new ISPs. As a consequence if may have a deeper impact in developing regions (Africa, Asia and Latin America/Caribbean) where the penetration of the Internet is not yet so widespread.

If your business uses Internet, it is going to be affected, sooner or later. Whether you act now or later will affect the impact on our business.

There are several potential ways ot minimise the problems posed by IPv4 exhaustion, and it is becoming clear that several of these solutions will be adopted in parallel."

Entire paper can be downloaded here [PDF].

By CircleID Reporter – CircleID's internal staff reporting on news tips and developing stories. Do you have information the professional Internet community should be aware of? Contact us. Visit Page

CircleID Newsletter The Weekly Wrap

More and more professionals are choosing to publish critical posts on CircleID from all corners of the Internet industry. If you find it hard to keep up daily, consider subscribing to our weekly digest. We will provide you a convenient summary report once a week sent directly to your inbox. It's a quick and easy read.

I make a point of reading CircleID. There is no getting around the utility of knowing what thoughtful people are thinking and saying about our industry.

VINTON CERF
Co-designer of the TCP/IP Protocols & the Architecture of the Internet

Comments

Re: More IPv6 Warnings on Why Organizations Must Plan Transition Now By Jordi Palet Martinez  –  Jun 22, 2007 4:10 pm PDT

Just a small clarification, as author of the paper referenced by this blog.

This paper is not intended as a new warning as this blog post seems to suggest.

The main goal of the paper is to analyze the IPv4 exhaustion problem and the potential mitigations. Of course, IPv6 is the only long-term solution available today, and is presented as such in the second part of the document.

The documentalso explains how I see the IPv6 deployment is going to happen in relation with the IPv4 exhaustion itself.

Add Your Comments

 To post your comments, please login or create an account.

Related

Topics

Domain Names

Sponsored byVerisign

Cybersecurity

Sponsored byVerisign

Whois

Sponsored byWhoisXML API

DNS Security

Sponsored byAfilias

New TLDs

Sponsored byAfilias

Cybercrime

Sponsored byThreat Intelligence Platform

Brand Protection

Sponsored byAppdetex