Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion

Brian Hartsfield bh at
Thu Jun 19 19:02:14 UTC 2014

That is a good question and I wish I had a good answer.  I'm trying to beat
the drums where I work for IPv6 and it is tough because nobody has thought
about it and in our situation I actuallly have a good case.  We develop
mobile apps and with the amount of IPv6 VZW and T-mobile are doing having
at least IPv6 to the load balancer at least needs to be thought about.

It is just tough because most organizations have just not been thinking
about IPv6 at all and it is going to take "something" to get it on their

Brian Hartsfield  CCNA, CCDA
AIM: kd4aej                                     Twitter: Krandor1

On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 2:35 PM, John Curran <jcurran at> wrote:

> On Jun 19, 2014, at 11:27 AM, Brian Hartsfield <bh at> wrote:
> > ...  While it isn't the end of the world when ARIN runs out, it is still
> significant
> > and I personally think that moment is going to be what starts to spur
> more CIOs to
> > start asking questions about IPv6 and if their organization is ready
> (and the answer
> > likely being no)
> Brian -
>   Any suggestions on how ARIN should reach those CIO's in the meantime?
>   (so as to reduce the number who experience such surprise)  We've done
>   some attempts at outreach to that community, and have advice from PR
>   firms, etc., but I'm interested in a more "real world" perspective on
>   getting their attention before we hit the wall...
> Thanks!
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO

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