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Top 10 Features that make IPv6 greater than IPv4
General

Top 10 Features that make IPv6 greater than IPv4

Introduction It has now been close to 30 years since the current Internet Protocol Version 4 – IPv4 – was implemented as the underlying protocol for the Internet. While it has served its purpose admirably for all these years, with an ever expanding user base and a growing number of IP-enabled devices, there are serious…

IPv6 & The Military
Military

IPv6 & The Military

Introduction IPv4 has been a military standard ever since the Internet first came into use in 1978, with substantial and sustained¬†funding by the US Department of Defence (DOD) into IPv4 related technologies. However, with the address space depletion becoming a matter of imminent concern, the transition to an IPv6 driven Internet has been engaging the…

IP Network Infrastructure
Hardware

IP Network Infrastructure

Overview The term network refers to any interconnected group or system designed specifically for sharing information among them. The basic goal of network infrastructure was to provide connectivity and it acted as a bridge between a communications medium and the applications that are built upon this medium. Most of the IT industry is based on…

Windows Server 2008
General

Windows Server 2008

Overview Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is the advanced next generation server operating system that is designed to provide a secure, reliable, and robust environment with maximized control over the infrastructure. It powers the next generation networks, applications, and web services through new Web tools, virtualization technologies, security enhancements, unprecedented availability, and management capabilities. It helps…

Network Traffic Monitors – IPv6
Applications

Network Traffic Monitors – IPv6

Overview Deployment of IPv6 network ensures better security. It is safe against security attacks that prevailed in IPv4. But the chances of appearance of new or mutational anomaly traffic while deploying IPv6 are not ruled out. There are several anomaly traffic patterns that utilize ICMPv6, IPv6 extension headers and IPv6-over-IPv4 tunneling. Such anomalies can be…

Ubiquitous Computing
Sensors

Ubiquitous Computing

Overview Ubiquitous computing is a human-computer interaction model that integrates the information processing into everyday objects and activities. It is a paradigm shift that makes the technology virtually invisible in our lives. In the first wave of computing, mainframes were shared by lots of people. In the second wave of computing, personal computers were engaged…

Network Address Translation (NAT) Pros & Cons
NAT

Network Address Translation (NAT) Pros & Cons

Introduction Network Address Translation or NAT is a technique that allows the translation of local network addresses or the internal IP addresses (used within an organization) into globally unique IP addresses that help identify an online resource in a unique manner over the Internet. The process is also referred to as Network Masquerading or the…

Using RFID & IPv6
Applications

Using RFID & IPv6

RFID at Glance RFID is an identification technology that remotely stores and retrieves data using RFID tags or transponders. RFID tags use integrated circuits and antennas to track items from a distance. The integrated circuit has a unique id for each item for the purpose of identification through radio waves. The chip helps not only…

Using Linux & BSD with IPv6
Applications

Using Linux & BSD with IPv6

Overview Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD), distributed by the University of California, Berkeley in 1970 is the UNIX derivative that shares the initial code base and design with original UNIX of AT&T. The word BSD refers to any of the BSD descendants such as FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD. Most of these BSD operating systems are open…

Sprint & IPv6
General

Sprint & IPv6

Introduction Sprint is a leading provider of IPv6 deployment services with a proven track record spanning 20 years. As a General Services Administration (GSA) telecommunications provider, Sprint has established a strong reputation for innovation and for providing secure solutions. To federal agencies, Sprint offers interoperability and the ability to effect a smooth transition to the…