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Chikka pushes IPv6 revolution

It’s the largest version of the Internet yet. The new IPv6 protocol opens 340 trillion, trillion, trillion IP addresses as 4 billion IP addresses originally provisioned by the older version of the Internet (IPv4) fast approaches depletion.

The Philippines’ Chikka, which founded a global Internet and mobile messaging community in 1999, became one of the first Internet-based companies to support this major transition in Internet history, aligning itself with other global players including Yahoo, Google, and Facebook who are enabling IPv6 for their products and services. The transition is led worldwide by the Internet Society.
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Posted by on July 3, 2012 in Chikka, Technology


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IP-Converge Enhances Services by Implementing IPv6

Internet data center, telecommunications and cloud services provider IP Converge Data Services, Inc. recently announced that its network infrastructure now supports the use of IPv6 (Internet protocol version 6) for customers’ Internet connectivity requirements. The new Internet protocol allows the allocation of more IP addresses to various devices and is said to enhance the quality of service of Internet providers that use it.

An IP address is a numerical label assigned to a device (e.g., computer, printer) connected to a computer network and uses Internet Protocol for communication. This label has gone through various designs and architecture since the dawn of the Internet. Currently, the most widely used version is a 32-bit number (or four sets of 8-bit numbers) known as IPv4. However, large commercialization and individual usage of the web over the past few years has resulted in the near-exhaustion of IPv4 addresses. Hence, it is imperative for providers to shift towards the next generation Internet protocol, IPv6.
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Posted by on June 26, 2012 in IP-Converge, Technology


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