Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Apr 19 09:51:52 CDT 2010


* Nick Hilliard:

> On 19/04/2010 16:14, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>> The eyeball ISPs will find it trivial to NAT should they ever need to do
>> so [...]

> Having made this bold claim, have you ever actually tried to run a natted
> eyeball network?  The last two natted eyeball networks I worked with could
> never figure out which aspect of NAT hurt more: the technical side or the
> business side.

I'm pretty sure the acceptance of NAT varies regionally.  I think
there's a large ISP in Italy which has been doing NAT since the 90s.
So it's not just the mobile domain.

It can be tricky to introduce a new NATted product and compete with
established players which do not NAT, though.




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