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IPv4 Leasing vs. Buying

November 7, 2022

A company with IPv4 holdings can choose to lease its IPv4 address blocks instead of selling the ownership rights to them. Essentially, this means they can “rent” them out over a set period of time rather than passing them along to a new owner indefinitely. Read more

IPv4 Assets
in Mergers and Acquisitions

October 31, 2022

During mergers or acquisitions of another organization, digital assets play an ever-expanding role. IPv4 addresses are frequently a hidden asset in these transactions. Read more

Taking Inventory of IPv4 Assets

October 19, 2022

Beyond the financial impact of the sale or lease of IPv4 addresses, there are many reasons for having a thorough understanding of a company’s IPv4 address holdings. These include network security, accountability, and expansion capabilities. Read more

Inter-RIR Transfers

October 12, 2022

The scarcity of IPv4 addresses sometimes requires traders to expand the scope of their search for them. This has led many to search outside of their Regional Internet Registries (RIR) for offers that best suit their needs. Read more

RIPE-to-RIPE Transfers for Buyers

October 7, 2022

The IP transfer process can be daunting if one is not familiar with the information required by each RIR. Each transfer requires fairly precise steps for buyers transferring an IP block between user entities in RIPE. We offer step-by-step instructions. Read more

RIPE-to-RIPE Transfers for Sellers

October 7, 2022

The IP transfer process can be daunting if one is not familiar with the information required by each RIR. To satisfy their requests, fairly precise steps must be taken to transfer an IP block between user entities in RIPE. We offer step-by-step instructions. Read more

ARIN-to-ARIN Transfers for Buyers

October 6, 2022

The IP transfer process can be daunting if one is not familiar with the information required by each RIR. Each transfer requires fairly precise steps for buyers transferring an IP block between user entities in ARIN. We offer step-by-step instructions. Read more

ARIN-to-ARIN Transfers for Sellers

October 6, 2022

The IP transfer process can be daunting if one is not familiar with the information required by each RIR. Each transfer requires fairly precise steps for sellers transferring an IP block between user entities in ARIN. We offer step-by-step instructions. Read more

Repairing IP Address Reputations

September 26, 2022

Each kind of organization cares about one or more different characteristics of an address. They characteristics they care about – qualities they approve or disapprove – impact whether they’ll accept mail from or serve content to a specific address. Read more

Buying IPv4 Addresses Online

September 1, 2022

Buying IPv4 addresses online can involve an auction, “buy now” options or privately negotiated transactions. The differences are significant. Learn about the alternatives here. Read more

Hijacked IP Addresses

August 11, 2022

Hijacked IP addresses are used in malicious, often illegal, and often profitable businesses. Some spam just preys on the gullible, other forms distribute malware or steal users’ identities. To discover more about hijacked IPs: Read more

Electrical Co-ops & IP Addresses

August 8, 2022

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Assoc. estimates there are 6.3 million households in co-op service areas without broadband. Systems have been deployed to use existing wires to bring service to these users. Read more