Cisco Does Carrier-Grade IPv6

Cisco carrier-grade IPv6 solution hits prime time

June 29, 2012

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Cisco's latest Carrier Grade Internet Protocol Version 6 (CGv6) Solution accelerates the migration of wireline and wireless customers to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), manages the continuing proliferation in IP-enabled devices, and prepares service provider networks for service expansion.

With help from IPv6 rapid deployment technology, also known as 6rd, the Cisco IP Next-Generation Internet (IP NGI) solution deployed by AT&T is based on the Cisco Carrier-Grade Services Engine (CGSE) for the Cisco Carrier Routing System (CRS) family. Cisco's solutions have been useful in managing the transition from an all IPv4 network to availability of IPv6 support. AT&T can simultaneously serve new and existing customers with IPv4 or IPv6 services. Additionally, AT&T can support tens of gigabits of throughput and hundreds of thousands of customers while expanding incrementally, as needed, for new revenue-generating services. To address the rapid growth of IP traffic and devices, AT&T is effectively managing the impending exhaustion of IPv4 address.

According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2011-2016, there will be nearly 19 billion devices connected to the network in 2016 – an average of more than 2.5 networked devices per capita for every person on earth.

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