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We've finally run out of IPv4 addresses

In early 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) set aside the remaining blocks of IPv4 address space for the five North American Internet registries to use. Since that time, we’ve been hearing forecast after forecast predicting precisely when…

IPv6 adoption off to a solid start, 3.3 million users in the US

IPv6 only officially launched a couple of months ago but according to senior research and development scientist George Michaelson from the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, adoption of the new standard is off to a solid start. Michaelson provided some…

Less than 5% of IPv4 addresses left says NRO

In late January, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) warned that IPv4 addresses were drying up, with less than 10% unallocated -- a figure that has shrunk rapidly over the last nine months. The organization now reports that two more blocks…