Outside of networking, how are the other major cloud hardware and software vendors doing in terms of IPv6 supp
The dependency on IPv6 is usually not a huge concern for compute and storage resources even though support still is needed. Vendors in this area are moving in the right direction, but more work is needed to claim full IPv6 support.
The main challenge is with orchestration tools and solutions. There are difficulties in this area regardless of the IP version, but it is easy to see how the problem is more acute with IPv6. More important, orchestration vendors need to get their tools to start "thinking in IPv6." When this happens we will not only get the IPv6 support we need now, but we will also get new, innovative concepts and implementations.
Dig deeper on Cloud Networks
Related Q&A from Ciprian Popoviciu
If services providers want to improve their cloud services and build large-scale cloud infrastructures, they must look to IPv6. IPv6 expert Ciprian ...continue reading
As the transition to IPv6 looms, the need for OpenStack to be IPv6-ready is greater than ever. Expert Ciprian Popoviciu explains the steps being ...continue reading
With the transition to IPv6 looming, service providers must be aware of the types of IPv6 support they can make available to their enterprise ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.