Cisco Carrier-Grade IPv6 Solution Enables Operators to Accelerate n to IPv6
Jul 03, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Cisco's (NASDAQ: CSCO) latest carrier grade Internet Protocol Version 6 Solution accelerates the migration of wireline and wireless customers to Internet Protocol version 6, manages the continuing proliferation in IP-enabled devices, and prepares service provider networks for service expansion.
With help from IPv6 rapid deployment technology, also known as 6rd, the Cisco IP Next-Generation Internet (IP NGI) solution deployed by AT&T, is based on the Cisco Carrier-Grade Services Engine for the Cisco Carrier Routing System family. Cisco's solutions have been useful in managing the transition from an all IPv4 network to availability of IPv6 support. AT&T can simultaneously serve new and existing customers with IPv4 or IPv6 services. Additionally, AT&T can support tens of gigabits of throughput and hundreds of thousands of customers while expanding incrementally, as needed, for new revenue-generating services. To address the rapid growth of IP traffic and devices, AT&T is effectively managing the impending exhaustion of IPv4 address.
According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2011-2016, there will be nearly 19 billion devices connected to the network in 2016, an average of more than 2.5 networked devices per capita for every person on earth.
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