Wow, it’s 7 years since IPv6 was launched on June 6th, 2012, and in 2020, IPv6 has managed to deploy only 30% around the world, which seems too little. However, you must keep in mind that the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 has been slow due to many reasons. Yet, the way forward is to encourage businesses and corporations in selling IPv4 addresses, so that they have to take the IPv6 leap (7th launch anniversary of World IPv6 launch ).
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When we take a peek back into 2011, a year before the 2012 launch, a World IPv6 test day was organized on June 6th, 2011. Five companies namely Google, Yahoo!, Facebook, Akamai, and Limelight Networks along with over 1000 worldwide websites and ISP’s coordinated a 24-hour ‘test flight’ (7th launch anniversary of World IPv6 launch ).
When we look at IPv6 inside the IETF, it is now an internet standard. There is more work to be done and the IETF is working towards making IPv6 the dominant internet standard. IPv6 has many advantages over IPv4, hence it is high time there is a positive shift made to IPv6 (7th launch anniversary of World IPv6 launch).
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How can your company make the leap from IPv4 to IPv6?
First and foremost, you must take help from an expert company like Alpha InfoLab who will assess your current IPv4 infrastructure.
The assessment will ascertain the extent of your IPv4 reliance and propose to you a more flexible solution of IPv6 deployment. The assessment will determine the loss of adoption vs. the cost of adoption, where the loss of adoption weighs down your future business expansion and profits.
An official broker of IPv4, in this case, Alpha InfoLab will initiate the sale of the IPv4 addresses through one of the best Exchange Platform For IPv4. On the exchange platform for IPv4, buyers will do bidding For IPv4s from your company at Market Price.
When as a seller you accept a bid price given by the buyer, the buyer then proceeds to purchase IP Address or IP Block. The purchase involves adhering to the regulations made by the RIRs (Regional Internet Registry) and follow the guidelines.
Throughout the entire process, the Broker will be facilitating the sale and purchase of the IPs by thoroughly following the guidelines laid down by the RIRs.
After the smooth sale and transfer of your IPv4s to the buyer, your current IT infrastructure like servers and websites will be comfortably running on IPv6.
The latest IPv6 buzz is that it also paves the way for your business to move beyond the stagnant IPv4 towards IPv6+. You are open to innovate and help your business adopt better infrastructure like AI, 5G, Cloud, Machine Learning, and more.
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With IPv6 riding your business, you are sure to see larger business opportunities, faster and safer IPv6 enabled websites, maximize revenue, increase sales (Google ranks IPv6 websites higher in page ranks, mobile networks work better on IPv6, etc.) and narrow the technology gap. Alpha InfoLab has experts who have immense knowledge about IPv6 technology and ecosystem, and expertise to guide your business towards a successful deployment of IPv6.
So, now that you know that your business will immensely benefit to move to IPv6, get your business infrastructure assessment done today and pave way for innovation and brilliance to boost your profits.