Three of the best: IPv4

By on 26 Dec 2015

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Part of our ‘Three of the best’ series, highlighting our most popular posts from 2015 on themes important to our community.

There was no bigger news in the world of IPv4 in 2015 than ARIN reaching IPv4 depletion – ARIN now joins APNIC, RIPE NCC and LACNIC as RIRs who have reached IPv4 exhaustion.

Below are the top three posts on IPv4 this year.

  1. ARIN reaches IPv4 depletion – ARIN’s Richard Jimmerson reports on the milestone and what it means for the numbers community.
  2. A second look at APNIC and IPv4 address exhaustion – Geoff Huston applied two different models to IPv4 exhaustion for a more detailed prediction than a previous forecast for APNIC.
  3. Considering an IPv4 transfer? Avoid the potential routing pitfalls – Dyn’s Jim Cowie provides some sensible recommendations for those seeking IPv4 addresses via a transfer.

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