As connectivity converges and develops ubiquity many devices are added to the Internet. This trend has created projections of address shortages. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) has promised a solution to this issue. In this paper, Microsoft and Juniper combine their leading networking knowledge to show customers how to adopt IPv6 technology. The paper first looks at the changing expectations of IPv6 with the growth of IPv6-enabled applications like Microsoft Windows Meeting Space in Windows Vista. Next the paper discusses the relationship of each component in an IPv6 implementation. The paper closes with some suggestions on functionality, equipment and deployment scenarios that highlight key aspects of a robust end-to-end IPv6 transition.
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