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KeyCDN Launches IPv6 Support

KeyCDN Launches IPv6 Support

As the amount of devices connecting online continues to grow, so does our need for IP addresses. That's why the Internet is currently in a transition period of migrating from IPv4 to the newest version of the Internet Protocol: IPv6. Today, we're excited to announce that KeyCDN now fully supports IPv6! This new version of the Internet protocol has been automatically added to all Zones. What is IPv6? IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the latest internet protocol designed to replace IPv4 due to the network shortage of addresses.

November 22, 2018 Read more
Understanding Network Bandwidth vs Latency

Understanding Network Bandwidth vs Latency

The terms "network bandwidth" and "network latency" are sometimes used interchangeably, but they actually describe two separate concepts. Comprehending the difference between them is key to understanding frontend web performance. This guide explains how to take optimal advantage of network bandwidth while reducing latency so that you can deliver a fast and flawless user experience. Bandwidth vs latency A quick definition of both bandwidth and latency can be described as follows:

August 3, 2017 Read more

What Is the Difference Between IPv4 and IPv6?

As a web developer or website owner it is always good to stay informed about how changing protocols, such as IPv4, IPv6, and even HTTP/2 affect us. IPv4 addresses are pretty much exhausted now which means the world is transitioning to IPv6. This enables the internet to continue to grow and ensure that as many devices as possible can connect to the internet. Today, we want to dive into the difference between IPv4 and IPV6, and also touch on the subject of what happened with IPv5.

November 10, 2016 Read more
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