Thank goodness that worked! Internet giants switch operating systems
If you’re reading this, then the good news is that it worked.
One of the biggest engineering upgrades in the history of the Internet is taking place today as companies like Google and Yahoo upgrade their systems.
Giants such as Microsoft and Facebook are switching from IPv4 to IPv6 operating systems to create more room for web addresses.
Companies and individual users will also need to make the switch but that will not be for some years.
The ‘test flight’ of the new operating system is seen as crucial to ensuring the Internet operates smoothly in years to come.
It was forced on major companies because in September this year the stock of Internet addresses is expected to run out.. Read More [via dailymail]
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