Could the IoE be the Killer App for IPv6?

Paul Stewart at PacketU comments about IPv6:

A good part of Cisco Live was the discussion around the Internet of Everything, or IoE. Cisco believes that we have only networked about 1% of what will be networked. The remaining 99% represents devices that are yet to be networked. Notice that I said devices, not impoverished or  under-connected  nations. Although I’m sure that there is growth to be found in nations not fully connected, Cisco focused on devices. They believe that the reduction in size, increase in mobility and advent of new and interesting ways to use technology will create new and interesting opportunities for solutions around well-connected devices.

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