IPv4 & IPv6: A Short Guide

IPv4 versus IPv6: A Short Guide IPv4 versus IPv6. The Internet has run out of Internet addresses… sort of. Perhaps you’ve heard the news: the last blocks of IPv4 Internet addresses have been allocated. The fundamental underlying technology that has powered Internet Protocol addresses (ever seen a number like 99.48.227.227 on the web? That’s an IP address) since the Internet’s inception will soon be exhausted. A new technology will take its place, though. IPv4’s successor is IPv6, a system that will not only offer far more numerical addresses, but will simplify address assignments and additional network security features.The transition from IPv4 to IPv6 is likelyRead More →