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The Complete Guide to the Internet Protocol (IP)

Internet Protocol version 6 logoThe Internet Protocol, or IP, is used to transmit information over the internet and local networks. Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) has been used for many years to enable connections between PCs over the internet. However, the number of addresses provided by IPv4 is fast drying up, which forced the development of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). IPv6 will be the driving force behind the internet in the coming years.

This guide will explain the basics of the Internet Protocol, show you how to setup an IP based network,and demonstrating how IP can be used to deliver a range of services like streaming music.

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