IPv6 – Preparing for the inevitable migration
Since the late 90s, the internet has revolutionised the world. Think social networking, email, smart TVs, smart washing machines, CCTV cameras, eventually even smart cars and refrigerators will be connected to the internet – the age of the Internet of Things (IoT) - it just so happens that the internet has made our lives that much more comfortable and interesting.
Is the ancient Greek philosopher Plato said, “Necessity is the mother of invention”, and this is no less valid in the world of IT. The first machine, which resembled a modern-day computer, was created by Charles Babbage in 1822. His application? He wanted to build a machine that was capable of computing mathematical problems.
Generation Y, more commonly known as the Millennials, are recognised as ‘digital natives’ or the ‘internet generation’. This group makes up 10% of the average 7.2 billion worldwide population, making it one of the largest current market segments.
To meet the demands of the digital era, companies are looking to move faster, adapt more readily, facilitate rapid learning, and develop versatile, well-rounded professionals. To achieve such agility, businesses are beginning to shift from traditional hierarchical organization structures to more flexible, team-based models.