In case you are not aware that the Internet ran out of IP addresses read the infographic below. For your information, all websites run on an IPv4 Internet addresses and in the next 15 years we will have to move over to IPv6.

However, IPV6 is an entirely different platform that requires a combined effort globally. So, this infographic describes the drop in IPv4 availability along with the rapid adoption rate of the new IPv6 platform visually.

First, you should know what IPv4 is and the fact that has a finite range. According to the infographic, the availability of IPV4 addresses decreased significantly over the past 20 years. On the other hand, the future of the Internet is IPv6 protocol. As stated in the infographic, we will have over 340 undecillion possible IP addresses once we adopt IPv6. The infographic shows the growth of IPv6 allocation requests from 1999 to 2010.



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