Networking

IPv6 Addressed Resources

I was listening to the Packet Pushers Show 349 'Future of Networking with Mark Townsley'  today, and they talked an awful lot about IPv6. My opinion on IPv6 in the enterprise up to now has been that it is really just a useless way to complicate LAN networking, and not ready for widespread enterprise use on the WAN. It still isn't 100% supported everywhere, no one in enterprise knows it, you almost certainly need to run dual stack or have NAT gateways, and it doesn't solve any of the problems I run into every day. Now, I think most of those points are still valid, though less so than even just a few years ago, but Mark made a point towards the end of the show that really got me thinking...