Akamai Reports 460 Times Increase in IPv6 Requests Over Its Platform Since Last Year

By CircleID Reporter

In its latest State of the Internet report, Akamai has highlighted industry numbers showing imminent global exhaustion of IPv4 addresses. Report has also identifies 460 times increase in IPv6 requests over Akamai's platform from June 2011 – June 2012. A fair amount of the IPv6 request growth is attributed to the "World IPv6 Launch" event held on Jun 6, 2012 organized by the Internet Society.

Akamai IPv6 Hits/Second Traffic Levels, Q2 2012
(Source: Akamai's State of the Internet report)

Related topics: IP Addressing, IPv6

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