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Authorized Self-Study Guide Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI), Third Edition by Catherine Paquet, Diane Teare

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Chapter 10. Implementing IPv6

This chapter introduces IPv6 and covers the following topics:

IP Version 6 (IPv6) is a technology developed to overcome the limitations of the current standard, IP Version 4 (IPv4), which allows end systems to communicate and forms the foundation of the Internet as we know it today. One of the major shortcomings of IPv4 is its limited amount of address space. The explosion of new IP-enabled devices, the growth of undeveloped regions, and the rapid growth of other regions have fueled the need for more addresses. In the United States, the Department of Defense (DoD) is a primary driver for the ...

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