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Internet Of Things
It’s been talked about for a while, but IPv6, a new Internet protocol, is needed to avoid us running out of IP addresses. Research shows says there are 7 billion connected devices today, which will grow to 25 billion by 2016 and 50 billion by 2020.
IPv6 will provide enough addresses for every molecule on the planet, Pedigo says. It will truly turn the Internet into an Internet of connected things. And in 2016, it will only be in its infancy.
“Once we move over to this, we will be in position to stay with this for a long time, but we may also have to move away from traditional network routers and switches,” he says.
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