The imminent exhaustion of IPv4 addresses will affect the networks at different times, in contrast to the Y2K specific timing. It will affect many stakeholders, from Tier-1 backbone providers, large enterprises, governments and ISPs networks to the final user.
The costs for implementing IPv6 vary in function of requirements and deployment plan. In general terms, the costs come from software and hardware, training, application porting, consulting services, and operational costs. These… Continue