- Sep 12, 2003
IPv6: next generation Internet protocol adds 4 billion times more space (w/ Video).
Note: World IPv6 DayToday's Internet protocol, IPv4, is expected to run out of space this year. On World IPv6 Day the first steps will be taken to test a long-term solution that will address the 30 year old 32 bit addresses.
IPv6 is a new version of the Internet Protocol that is designed to succeed the existing Internet Protocol version 4.
-- TomOn 8 June, 2011, Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, Akamai and Limelight Networks will be amongst some of the major organisations that will offer their content over IPv6 for a 24-hour "test drive". The goal of the Test Drive Day is to motivate organizations across the industry Internet service providers, hardware makers, operating system vendors and web companies to prepare their services for IPv6 to ensure a successful transition as IPv4 addresses run out.