Will the Change from IPv4 to IPv6 Impact AV Pros?

by Phil Hippensteel

Yes, it is a really big deal. Many people think that the significant issue is the change in the size of the IP address. It’s changing from four bytes to sixteen bytes.  However, the implication of the version change goes much farther. Every IP version six (IPv6) data packet on the network, whether carrying voice, video or data, will be formatted differently.  This means that network interface cards, routers and system protocol stacks need to interpret the IP information under new rules.  There are fields within IP being dropped and other fields added.  (Click here to Learn More….)

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