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Verizon Expands Support for Next-Generation Internet Protocol Across Dedicated Internet Services

March 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on Verizon Expands Support for Next-Generation Internet Protocol Across Dedicated Internet Services 

Hosting BlogBASKING RIDGE, N.J. – To help business and government agencies continue to experience uninterrupted Internet service, Verizon has enabled its Internet Dedicated Services to carry traffic using the next-generation Internet protocol, IPv6. As a result, Verizon Internet Dedicated Access customers can immediately rely on the world’s most connected Internet backbone network to handle their IPv6 traffic, across the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Verizon’s global Internet services are among the first to be able to accept IPv6 data in several formats, including “native” or pure IPv6; “dual stack,” which can handle IPv4 and IPv6 concurrently; and IPv6 traffic within IPv4 packets, which is known as “tunneling.” The company later this year will continue to roll out IPv6 capabilities across Canada and Latin America as well as on its global Private IP service, an MPLS-based (multiprotocol label switching) virtual private network. Read more

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