Designed to replace the IPv4 protocol, which is already depleted in much of the world, IPv6 will allow the creation of a nearly infinite number of public Web addresses, supporting the continued growth of the Internet and the increasing Internet-enablement of a wide range of products and services. The new protocol provides the capacity required to support:

Perhaps most importantly, IPv6-readiness is fast becoming a requirement for companies looking to tap into growth opportunities in fast-growing economies where IPv4 has already run out.

One year after World IPv6 Day, the U.S. ranks seventh among the world’s nations in terms of relative readiness for the new Internet addressing protocol.  

Six Steps to Prepare for IPv6

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