IPv6

IPv6 Adds Complexity to the Edge of the Internet

Earlier this month, I wrote a post titled “Mastering the Complexity at the Edge’ that focused on the increasing complexities of modern application delivery. One area adding a layer of complexity at the edge of the Internet that can cause poor application performance and end-user experience is the replacement of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) with IPv6. To keep up with the explosive growth of connected devices and the insatiable … read more

Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 Website Performance

Last week was marked by World IPv6 Day, a large-scale trial aimed at identifying problems associated with IPv6, the successor of the Internet’s current communications protocol known as IPv4. Since there was not a way for organizations to compare IPv6 website performance to the currently deployed IPv4 sites, last week we introduced a free IPv6 Website Performance Comparison Test. … read more