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Discussion on: The state of IPv6 in 2020

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Hi Kwinten,
Thanks for a great IPV4/IPV6 article. Really good reading. I'm a little curious about how long the IPV4 lives. For example, do we get a complete replacement within the next 10 years?

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Kwinten Delrue Author

Hey there!
IPv4 has had its time, the replacement for IPv6 is IPv6.
The reason that adoption is so slow, is that mostly businesses are quite hesitant to switch to IPv6.
Recently with the COVID-crisis, there was a spike in IPv6 adoption, presumably because no one was at work.