Only 5x IPv4 /8 remaining at IANA

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Oct 21 03:28:14 CDT 2010


On Oct 20, 2010, at 8:36 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:

> On 10/18/2010 7:44 AM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
>> APNIC just got another IPv4 /8 thus only 5 left:
>> 
>> http://www.nro.net/media/remaining-ipv4-address-below-5.html
>> (And the spammers will take the rest...)
>> 
>> So, if your company is not doing IPv6 yet, you really are really getting
>> late now.
>> 
> 
> Actually for those of my clients in one location, it served as an
> impetus to extend a contract with Level3 for another 3 years - with
> their existing allocation of a /24 of IPv4 addresses included.

All well and good until some of their customers are on IPv6...
Then what?

Owen





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