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More about IPv6

The exhaustion of the IPv4 pool was already foreseen in the 1990s.

With the rapid growth of the Internet after commercialization in the 1990s, it became evident that far more addresses than the IPv4 address space has available were necessary to connect new devices in the future. By 1998, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) had formalized the successor protocol. IPv6 uses a 128-bit address, theoretically allowing 2128 or approximately 3.4×1038 addresses.

Next to the large number of addresses IPv6 provides multiple features over IPv4. NAT is no longer required, IPv6 performs MTU path detection and allows for easier routing on internal networks



All devices connected to the internet require a IP address. The current protocol, IPv4, is 32-bits long and provides about 3.5 billion of available addresses. Due to the growth of the internet the available IPv4 addresses have been exhausted.


IPv6 is the next generation IP protocol. It has been designed to accomodate the growth of the internet for the foreseeable future. IPv6 addresses are 128-bits long which is approximately 3.4×1038 addresses.


IPv6 eliminates the need for translation techniques like NAT which improves the flow of packets. With a lot of connections and traffic flowing NAT causes issues. By eliminating the need for NAT the user experience is enhanced.

IPv6 training

2-day IPv6 training
€ 1500,- per attendee
This includes location and lunch.

In-house training receives a € 250,- discount.