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The world is running out of IPv4 addresses. This is a problem that has been looming for years, and it's only getting worse. The good news is, there is a solution to solve IPv4 exhaustion: IPv6.

IPv6 is a newer version of the internet protocol that provides a much larger pool of addresses. It's been around for a while, but adoption has been slow. That's starting to change, though, as more and more organizations realize that they need to start using IPv6 or they will be left behind.

The transition to IPv6 is not going to be easy, but it is necessary. With a little planning and effort, it can be done. Here are some tips on how to make the switch:

  1. Plan ahead. Don't wait until you're out of IPv4 addresses to start thinking about IPv6. Start planning now so that you can make a smooth transition.
  2. Educate yourself and your staff. Make sure everyone understands the basics of IPv6 and how it works. The more knowledgeable you are, the easier the transition will be.
  3. Get help. There are plenty of resources available to help you with the transition. Take advantage of them.
  4. Start small. You don't have to switch everything over to IPv6 all at once. Start with a few devices or services and then expand from there.
  5. Test, test, test. Before you go live with IPv6, make sure to test everything thoroughly. You don't want to find out there are problems after it's too late.


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