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IPv6 isn’t a patch for IPv4, it’s a new network-layer protocol that can operate on the same wire.  It doesn’t require you to disable IPv4, so you don’t have to change your existing IP addressing scheme.  While there’s a unique opportunity to re-architect, you can just deploy it in parallel with your current IPv4 addressing.

IPv6 is of course fully routable, with strong support of such major protocols as OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP.

IPv6 has been on almost every IT team’s “to implement next year” list, but with World IPv6 Day happening on June 6th, many websites will be making the switch and staying there. Jim MacLeod, product manager, and the team from WildPackets have taken a closer look at 10 myths and set the record straight about this enigmatic protocol to help the transfer go more smoothly.

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