Why is IPv6 Deployment Important for the Internet Evolution?

Jordi Mongay Batalla , Artur Binczewski , Wojciech Burakowski , Krzysztof Chudzik , Bartosz Gajda , Mariusz Gajewski , Adam Grzech , Piotr Krawiec , Jan Kwiatkowski , Tomasz Mrugalski , Krzysztof Nowicki , Wiktor Procyk , Konrad Sienkiewicz , Robert Szuman , Jarosław Marcin Śliwiński , Jacek Światowiak , Piotr Wiśniewski , Józef Woźniak


Replacing the IPv4 protocol with IPv6 on the Internet is currently one of the aims of the European Union policy. The main reason for this replacement is the effeteness of the addresses pool in the IPv4 protocol, which can cause serious complications in the evolution of the Internet and its adaptation in new areas, e.g., in next generation mobile telephony or the so called Internet of Things. Simultaneously, the addressing capabilities of the IPv6 protocol are practically unlimited and its new functionalities increase the attractiveness of its usage. The article discusses the problems connected with the IPv6 deployment on the Internet. Especially, the rules for realization of the IPv6 deployment and rules for cooperation of IPv4 with IPv6 (including cooperation tests) in network infrastructure and in applications are presented. Moreover, the European projects’ results and the activity’s directions of the national project Future Internet Engineering are discussed
Author Jordi Mongay Batalla (FEIT / IT) - [Instytut Łączności PIB (IŁ PIB)]
Jordi Mongay Batalla,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
- Instytut Łączności PIB
, Artur Binczewski
Artur Binczewski,,
, Wojciech Burakowski (FEIT / IT)
Wojciech Burakowski,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Krzysztof Chudzik
Krzysztof Chudzik,,
, Bartosz Gajda
Bartosz Gajda,,
, Mariusz Gajewski
Mariusz Gajewski,,
, Adam Grzech
Adam Grzech,,
, Piotr Krawiec (FEIT / IT)
Piotr Krawiec,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Jan Kwiatkowski
Jan Kwiatkowski,,
, Tomasz Mrugalski
Tomasz Mrugalski,,
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Journal seriesJournal of Telecommunications and Information Technology, ISSN 1509-4553, (B 7 pkt)
Issue year2011
Keywords in EnglishInternet evolution, IPv6, migration, mobility, Next Generation Internet, research
ASJC Classification2208 Electrical and Electronic Engineering; 1705 Computer Networks and Communications
URL http://www.itl.waw.pl/czasopisma/JTIT/2011/2/5.pdf
Languageen angielski
JTiT 2-2011 Burakowski.pdf 1.53 MB
Score (nominal)7
Score sourcejournalList
Publication indicators GS Citations = 3.0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2013 = 0.507
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