IPv6 is replacing IPv4 to dominate the networking world. This deployment guide will enable you to fully harness the power of IPv6. A "Must have" reference for IT/Networking professionals and students!
This comprehensive guide provides basic IPv6 information as well as practical case studies of deploying the technologies in real fields. There are two parts in this book, part one deals with the IPv6 fundermentals. Subjects included in this part are IPv6 packet format, addressing schemes, IPv6 functions and services, transition of IPv4 to IPv6 and integration of the two technologies, networking routing under IPv6, multicasting in IPv6 networks, security issues of IPv6, network management for IPv6 networks and mobility in an IPv6 architecture.
Part 2 presents case studies of IPv6 deployment and applications, which cover real cases from backbone networks, campus level networks and networks with mobility involved.