Our four-part IPv6 migration, budgeting, technology issues and IPv6 products.
Slow migration to Internet Protocol Version 6 could end up being a costly mistake for Australian enterprises…
Gartner estimates the cost of migrating an enterprise to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) could be as high as six per cent of the entire annual IT budget. Once migration is complete, the ongoing costs will fall to about one per cent of the IT budget.
Recognising that translation technology is often unstable, enterprises are opting for a dual-stack environment when undertaking migrations to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
Enterprises continue to cop criticism for not migrating to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) but the real laggards are the vendors who keep all the bells and whistles for their IPv4 product ranges.