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Are We There Yet? IPv6 in Australia and China

Zander, S. and Wang, X. (2018) Are We There Yet? IPv6 in Australia and China. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, 18 (3). pp. 1-20.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1145/3158374
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Abstract

IP (Internet Protocol) version 6 (IPv6) was standardised in 1998 to address the expected runout of IP version 4 (IPv4) addresses. However, the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 has been very slow in many countries. We investigate the state of IPv6 deployment in Australian and Chinese organisations based on a survey of organisations’ IT staff. Compared to earlier studies, IPv6 deployment has advanced markedly, but it is still years away for a significant portion of organisations. We provide insights into the deployment problems, arguments for deploying IPv6, and how to speed up the transition, which are relevant for many countries.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Engineering and Information Technology
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery
Copyright: © 2018 ACM, Inc.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/40351
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