Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Fri May 1 18:40:23 CDT 2009


In message <49FB4661.8090503 at west.net>, Jay Hennigan writes:
> LEdouard Louis wrote:
> > Optimum Online business only offer 5 static IP address.
> > 
> > Where can I buy a block of Internet IP address for Business? How much
> > does it cost?
> 
> Only five?  Really?  Our basic residential users get 18 quintillion 
> addresses, and business users get 65536 times that many.  Tell them you 
> need a few more.  :-)

	Actually residential users do.  One /64 is not enough.  On
	can argue about whether a /56 or a /48 is appropriate for
	residential users but a single /64 isn't and residential
	ISP's should be planning to hand out more than a single /64
	to their customers.
 
> Seriously, we do indeed provide that many addresses, but that's on a new 
> protocol being implemented to avoid the exact problem you're having.
> 
> Talk to your sales guy and see if they will assign a "/28" to you, which 
> would give you 13 usable addresses for your hosts.  If not, and you have 
> a valid need for more space, switch ISPs.
> 
> --
> Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at impulse.net
> Impulse Internet Service  -  http://www.impulse.net/
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