East Carolina University
Any organization in the planning stages of transitioning to the cloud and/or IPv6 should architect the transition with both in mind instead of separately tackling each. Moving to the cloud is a natural progression for organizations recognizing the need for agility while also lowering the total cost of ownership. With the availability of IPv4 address nearing exhaustion, forward looking organizations are also planning for their adoption of IPv6. With that in mind, this paper explores various cloud providers and their abilities to effectively accommodate customers utilizing IPv6.