What is IPv6? What does it mean for me?

First off IPv6 stands for Internet Protocol version 6. Why is there so much talk about this and why am I bringing it up? Well because the world currently runs on IPv4 (well not necessarily since we’re piping over to IPv6). IPv4 is 32bit like 255.255.255.255 but we’ve run out of addresses! Its official that we’ve run out of IPv4 addresses. So we’re making the new standard IPv6 which runs at 128bit addresses like 2001:db8:85a3:8d3:1319:8a2e:370:7348 we’re not going to run out of these. Well at least for now.

So the big deal isn’t that we’re moving to IPv6 but that it isn’t just going to be like changing your address at the post office. Its going to mean changes to hardware and networks all over. But there is no fear for Big J Hosting has all the latest IPv6 hardware for your hosting. You don’t have to worry about your hosting with us falling behind.

Check out this video for more information on IPv6

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