whitepaper

How IPv6 Works and IPV6 Cheat Sheet

4D Data Centres Publishes its White Paper Explaining the New Internet Protocol We are on the brink of running out of internet protocol (IP) addresses because the present system, IPv4, has run out of unique number sequences to allocate after 30 years. It is being replaced by IPv6 and many IT directors are asking what’s involved and why should I upgrade? To help answer these questions and educate those interested, David Barker, the founder and technical director of 4D Data Centres, the eco-friendly, Tier 3 colocation and connectivity provider, has published a white paper called IPv6 – A Primer. The objectively written white paper looks at the evolution of the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) into version 6 (IPv6), the next generation network protocol of the internet, and gives practi... »