Why the connected age needs IPv6

Why the connected age needs IPv6

The number of connected devices is growing, and each one needs its own IP address.

The existing addressing system is based on IPv4 which provides 4.3 billion addresses. With over 50 billion connected devices expected to be in use by 2020, we need more addresses than IPv4 provides.

Orange Business Services has recently released an interesting infographic showing the benefits and drivers that push IPv6 adoption. Obviously, Machine-to-Machine and the Internet of Things are part of the picture…

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Pelion / Forrester white paper

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