Industry Support and Trends

IPv6 is not just a new technology to replace the existing IPv4 protocol or simply a new trend developed by engineers around the world. IPv6 represents the normal evolution of the Internet for the next decades. In the long term, the main goal of IPv6 is to provide a global standard allowing electronic communication networks and devices such as computers, PDAs, cell phones, televisions, satellites, industrial machines, and so on to be interconnected within the same global digital network.

The work to achieve that goal is currently huge and difficult to figure out. The deployment of IPv6 around the world requires the full support of and efficient collaboration between research, industry, governments, standards bodies, ...

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