Only 5x IPv4 /8 remaining at IANA
gbonser at seven.com
Thu Oct 21 12:38:39 CDT 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Owen DeLong
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 5:12 AM
> To: Jens Link
> Cc: NANOG
> Subject: Re: Only 5x IPv4 /8 remaining at IANA
> On Oct 21, 2010, at 4:59 AM, Jens Link wrote:
> > Owen DeLong writes:
> >> All well and good until some of their customers are on IPv6...
> >> Then what?
> > Someone will build an appliance to deal with this problem. ;-)
> And I estimate that the user experience through such appliances will
> be poor or worse, driving their former customers to their competitors
> that implemented native IPv6.
And it will be an expensive operation when someone is pushing multiple
gigabits or tens of gigabits of traffic. NAT is probably one of the more
expensive operations in a large network facing the Internet that handles
a lot of traffic.
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