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IPV4Internet Protocol Version 4
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IPv4 address administration is currently organized as a multi-stakeholder model, and as such, this Note is organized by the views of each major stakeholder in IPv4 technology: the American Registry for Internet Numbers' (ARIN) view, the US Government's view, and the free market view.
Activation of this policy is another sign of the impending depletion of unassigned IPv4 resources in the ARIN region, reminding businesses of the need to deploy the next generation Internet Protocol, IPv6, and usher in the next stage of the Internet's evolution.
While blanket migration to IPv6 is not feasible, CIOs can always opt for dual stack wherein IPv4 and IPv6 coexist.
Some of them are interested in comparing the performance over IPv6 and IPv4 by quantifying the differences in terms of various metrics.
In a relatively short period of time, the IPv4 protocol will be inefficient to operate the internet network due to the depletion of IP addresses, given that the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), on 3 February 2011, assigned the last blocks of IP addresses v4/8 to each department of regional internet registries (RIRs) in the world [1].
The TRA also confirmed plans to roll out a series of additional training courses in the coming months to ensure the nation's networks are prepared ahead of time for the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.
The first is SA46T, which is technology for backbone networks(1) that enables IPv4 communications to be transmitted over IPv6 networks.
El enorme crecimiento del numero de usuarios y dispositivos que hacen uso de la Internet ha ocasionado un rapido agotamiento de las direcciones IPv4, razon por la cual la implementacion de IPv6 (Deering & Hinden, 1998) ha generado un gran interes y expectativa a nivel mundial.
Akamai says that 35 federal agencies that operate 1,200 individual Websites are using its dual-stack IPv6 and IPv4 platform to meet the IPv6 mandate.
However, IPv4 won't just disappear as IPv6 arrives.
The current version of IPv4 has not changed substantially in the past 30 years, since its publication in September 1981.
With the depletion of IPv4 addresses, the IPv6 transition will affect every business that touches the Internet and the cloud.