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IPv6 fears seen unfounded
Posted by: Jordi on Monday, December 15, 2003 - 11:52 PM
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Early adopters of IPv6 say deployment of this upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol is significantly easier than expected and costs less than anticipated.

These findings run counter to longstanding conventional wisdom from the Internet engineering community, which for years has warned ISPs and corporate network managers about the need to prepare for a time-consuming and expensive upgrade to IPv6.

IPv6 is less complex than we thought, and it doesn't take as many resources as we thought,'' says Jim Bound, chairman of the North American IPv6 Task Force and an HP fellow. Bound has been involved in IPv6 development and transition issues for nearly a decade.

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