IPv6 - A Look At The Next Generation Internet Protocol

Posted on Thursday, June 23 2005 @ 9:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Internet Protocol Version 6, is the latest incarnation of the TCP/IP standard that increases Internet Protocol's ability to scale to billions of users and Internet appliances. IPv6 will add to the pool of available IP addresses to provide support for a virtually unlimited number of users and devices. The primary value of IPv6 is in its ability to support an application independent Internet. The current version, IPv4, was adapted to accommodate the rapid growth of Internet use in a way that will not support some of the new applications. More at The Tech Zone

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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