Posts Tagged ‘IPv4’

Google buys a /12 IPv4 Address Block

As per the RIPE Stat – BGPlay, Merit Network Inc (AS237) withdrew its advertisement of 35.192.0.0/11 on 18 October 2016. It didn’t ring any bells because they have plenty of IPv4 address space, but on 21 March 2017, ARIN announced that 35.192.0.0/12 has been added to the transferred list. As no-one was advertising this block on the Read more…


May 24th, 2017 by | Posted in IPv6 | Tags: , , | 1 Comment

IPv4 Transfer Market Status

Our Deploy360 colleague Aftab Siddiqui chaired a panel discussion about the IPv4 transfer market during APRICOT 2017. The idea was to get the perspective of the IPv4 consumers (buyers), brokers, Regional Internet Registries, and the transfer market facilitators. The growth of the Internet combined with shortages of new IPv4 address, means the market in trading Read more…


Deploy360@IETF97, Day 4: SIDR, TLS & Even More IPv6

Thursday at IETF 97 should prove to be interesting day with the Sunsetting IPv4 Working Group meeting again, along with IPv6, TLS and secure routing related sessions. Each day we’re bringing you blog posts pointing out what Deploy360 will be focusing on. To kick off though, 6TiSCH is meeting at 09.30 KST (UTC+9) which is working on developing specifications for running IPv6 over the Time-Slotted Channel Read more…


Deploy360@IETF95, Day 2: TLS, Curdle, Homenet, Security & Sunset4

John Levine at microphone

Our schedule for Day 2 at IETF 95 is a bit less hectic than yesterday, but promises to be the most interesting of the week. As well as the established Home Networking and TLS Working Groups, today also sees the debut of the new CURves, Deprecating and a Little more Encryption Working Group. There will also Read more…


IPv4 Exhaustion Gets Real – Microsoft Runs Out Of U.S. Addresses For Azure Cloud – Time To Move To IPv6!

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BOOM! IPv4 address exhaustion just hit home really hard for a good number of people.  They set up virtual machines (VMs) in a US region on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud and now suddenly find that when they use those VMs to access other websites they are treated as if they are from a country outside the US. Read more…


June 13th, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6 | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments

Goodbye, IPv4! IANA Starts Allocating Final Address Blocks

IPv4 address exhaustion just got more real! In an announcement on Tuesday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) indicated that they are starting the process of allocating the final available blocks of IPv4 addresses out to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) from the IANA recovered address pool. (ICANN is the operator of Read more…


May 22nd, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6 | Tags: , , | 2 Comments

Time To Get IPv6! ARIN Starts Allocation From Its LAST Major Block Of IPv4 Addresses

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Soooo… if you are in North America and have NOT started planning for a migration of your network to IPv6, now would be a REALLY good time to start doing so!  The news comes today from the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) that they have now started allocating IPv4 addresses from their last contiguous block of IPv4 Read more…


January 30th, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6 | Tags: , , | No Comments