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How does IPv6 affect support for hybrid cloud services customers?

Hybrid cloud services customers have specific needs surrounding IPv6 support, and many providers aren't meeting them, Ciprian Popoviciu says.

How does IPv6 affect a provider's ability to support hybrid cloud customers?

Let me start with an example: Last year, one of Nephos6's large enterprise customers wanted to do a proof-of-concept for IPv6-enabled hybrid cloud services. We had a hard time finding a good cloud provider with the necessary IPv6 support. When it comes to supporting IPv6-enabled hybrid cloud customers, parity with IPv4 would be the rule of thumb in the beginning. I do, however, believe that IPv6 will enable new and significantly more scalable cloud architectures. These solutions will be IPv6-based, not just IPv6-ready; so, as IPv6 deployment expands, cloud providers should monitor the IPv6-specific cloud technology developments. For now, however, parity with IPv4 in both infrastructure and orchestration should be top-of-mind.

This was last published in April 2013

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How the market extensive adaption of hybrid cloud will impact the execution of IPv6. As the companies in the area of technological innovation begin to evolve the multiple atmosphere, they will no more restrict the adaption of IPv6 and this in convert has a beneficial impact on the companies. Once tailored, the facilities of the company and the programs they use will be managed by the hybrid cloud providers and company can cut expenses.
One aspect that maintains the IPv6 is its tremendous dimension and complicated criteria that pushes it. By adjusting the hybrid cloud design, the complexness of IPv6 becomes unrelated. The only people who are involved are the system administrators, but if the options are right and when the work-flow is automated, the computer will be up and operating.
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