By Galen Carpenter, Senior System Software Engineer
IPv6 is coming! Should you panic? No, Chicken Little, there’s no reason to panic about IPv6. As a matter of fact, IPv6 is already here, Synergy/DE is ready for it, and the sky is not falling.
So what’s the deal with IPv6 anyway? The short version is this: IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) was developed because its predecessor, IPv4, was no longer up to the task. (Don’t even ask about IPv5!) IPv4 wasn’t designed for the Internet we have today. IPv6 will provide not only additional addresses but also more efficient routing and the ability to support modern networks of mobile devices.
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