IPv6 Transisiton Readiness
Wednesday, June 8 is World IPv6 Day, an event in which some of the most recognizable technology companies in the world, including Google, Facebook and Akamai, will offer content over the Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) format for a 24-hour test flight. As solution providers, governments, enterprises and small businesses alike prepare for the transition from IPv4 to IPv6, they'll need to determine whether their infrastructure is ready to make the transition -- a big move that's not only inevitable, but is creating opportunities for solution providers that can advise businesses on the transition. The opportunity for IPv6 in the channel isn't a question; it's the level of that opportunity that's up for debate.
Here are six things every solution provider should know about the IPv6 transition, and the transformation it's creating. It's not a technical cheat sheet, but it'll spark a conversation.