Internet Addresses Shortage: Cisco’s View.

February 28, 2011 by | Comments
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Technology writer Stephen Wildstrom‘s focuses on IPv4 addresses shortage: “You would have thought 4,294,967,295 Internet addresses was plenty. But less than 30 years after the Internet Protocol was adopted and barely 15 years after the Internet went mainstream, the pool of numerical addresses that allow PCs, servers, and an ever-growing flood of mobile devices to find each other on the net has been all but exhausted (graph)”.

According to Wildstrom (and not only him), IPv4 pool will be exhausted by the end of this year, however equipment makers (like Cisco), governments and technicians are working hardly on this, to ensure a smooth transition to IPv6.

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