IPv6 and CDN's

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Fri Oct 22 17:19:51 UTC 2021

On 10/22/21 18:08, tim at pelican.org wrote:

> I don't think it'll ever make money, but I think it will reduce costs.  CGNAT boxes cost money, operating them costs money, dealing with the support fallout from them costs money.  Especially in the residential space, where essentially if the customer calls you, ever, you just blew years' worth of margin.

The problem is accurately modelling cost reduction using native IPv6 in 
lieu of CG-NAT is hard when the folk that need convincing are the CFO's.

They are more used to "spend 1 to get 2". Convincing them to "save 2 by 
spending 1" - not as easy as one may think.


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