AFRINIC Enters IPv4 Runout Phase 2

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AFRINIC has announced that they nearly run out of IPv4 addresses. They now have less than a /11 of address space available, or about 2 million addresses. From now on, they will allocate IP blocks no larger than /22 (1,000 IP addresses), based on whatever an applicant will use in the next eight months.  Although there is no restriction on … Read More

US Federal CIOs Asking about IPv6-only

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Federal CIOs Asking about IPv6-Only In a largely overlooked news item a few weeks ago, Federal CIOs asked for advice on transitioning to IPv6-only: The Federal CIO Council is performing market research on evolving Federal networks and information services to IPv6-only systems. ACT-IAC is facilitating conversations with industry to identify significant barriers, risks and opportunities for innovation that can be foreseen … Read More

ARIN Waiting List Filled

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ARIN has announced that they have met all of the remaining requests on their IPv4 waiting list, and still have addresses left over. Since they have more, they’ll keep distributing address space to new waiting list participants until they again run out. Remember that earlier in 2019, ARIN found that there were fraudulent applications on the waiting list and suspended … Read More

U.S. Department of Defense IPv4 Address Space

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Startling news a couple of weeks ago as everyone learned that the bill in the House of Representatives to fund the Department of Defense contained the following provisions: (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 10 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall sell all of the IPv4 addresses described in subsection (b) at … Read More

Hilco Streambank’s IPv4.Global Expands its Footprint into Europe

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Hilco Streambank’s UK office joins IPv4.Global, giving the brand a team in Europe to continue the growth of its global IP Address brokerage Hilco Streambank’s IPv4.Global announces the formation of a new team consisting of members from Hilco Streambank’s existing European Intellectual Property services office in the UK. With this expansion IPv4.Global will have a physical presence in the region … Read More

Buying and Selling IPv4 Addresses – Part II

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Part II of A Two part Blog Series From IPv4.Global CEO: GABE FRIED Read Part I As previously discussed in part one of this series, IPv6 hasn’t quite made the giant splash throughout the enterprise landscape that many expected. Now, don’t get me wrong, IPv6 still plays a major role in the IT space. In the world of telecommunications, IPv6 … Read More

Buying and Selling IPv4 Addresses – Part I

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Part I of A Two part Blog Series From IPv4.Global CEO: GABE FRIED As we progress further into the digital age, new technologies are the driving forces behind IoT, Big Data, and enterprise cloud computing. The growth in these areas comes principally from massive economies of scale in storage, bandwidth, chipset manufacturing and other inputs. Each of these new technologies … Read More

ShelterTech Wins IPv4.Global Good Netizen Awards San Francisco

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The Linux Foundation Recognized as Runner-up For Their Outstanding Netizenship IPv4.Global, an operating unit of Hilco Streambank, today announces that ShelterTech has won the IPv4.Global Good Netizen Awards (GNAs) San Francisco, followed by runner-up organization, The Linux Foundation. ShelterTech garnered 61 percent of the total votes cast for the two organizations,   and The Linux Foundation finished with 39 percent. Both … Read More