Cisco Upgrades IOS for IPv6
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While Cisco has been providing support for IPv6 for nearly 12 years on its network equipment, IPv6 isn't just about basic packet forwarding.
Until this week, using the Network Time Protocol on IPv6 with Cisco networking equipment was not easily done, but that has changed with a new release of Cisco's IOS network operating system. The new IOS release includes 200 new IPv6 features as the company races to accelerate IPv6 adoption.
"Our biggest goal in IOS now is to have parity between IPv4 and IPv6," Faraz Aladin, Director, Marketing Cloud Switching and Services at Cisco told InternetNews.com. "Whatever you can do in IPv4, you should be able to do with IPv6."