Understanding IP Addressing: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

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Understanding IP Addressing: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

«Understanding IP Addressing: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know»
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Understanding IP Addressing: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

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Understanding IP Addressing:
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know


The Internet continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. This is reflected in the tremendous popularity of the World Wide Web (WWW), the opportu- nities that businesses see in reaching customers from virtual storefronts, and the emergence of new ways of doing business. It is clear that expanding business and public awareness will continue to increase demand for access to resources on the Internet.

Internet Scaling Problems

Over the past few years, the Internet has experienced two major scaling issues as it has struggled to provide continuous and uninterrupted growth:
    • The eventual exhaustion of IP version 4 (IPv4) address space
    • The need to route traffic between the ever increasing number of net-
    works that comprise the Internet