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IPv4 Pricing Trends – May, 2022

June 9, 2022

IPv4 address prices have experienced an inversion in recent months. What was once less costly per address is now relatively expensive. This unexpected turn of events has implications for both buyers and sellers and can be significant. Read more

IP Blocking

May 31, 2022

A network can fence its own IP addresses to bar unwanted access to specific content or block specific external ones from access to some or all content. There are many reasons for blocking, not all of which involve hackers. Read more

The Hidden Value of IPv4

May 17, 2022

The number of IP addresses is limited, creating a demand for addresses worldwide, particularly from the cloud computing industry. This demand has raised the value of IPv4 to levels that the internet’s original developers didn’t predict. Read more

CIDR in Networking

May 10, 2022

CIDR was developed to assign IP addresses in a wider variety of block sizes, reducing the waste of unused space. The system is explored here along with the advantages of more flexibility and efficiencies in routing that result. Read more

IP Transfers:
Sanctions & Regulation

May 4, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacts IP transfers. The ramifications stem from banking controls, funds transfers and other non-banking sanctions. Read more

The DoD IPv6 Mandate

April 26, 2022

Recent Department of Defense IPv4 activity and announcements about IPv6 indicate a shift in their perspective and suggest potential impacts on the IPv4 address market. To better understand the scope and nature of these effects, Read more

Renumbering IP Addresses

April 19, 2022

When additional IPv4 addresses are acquired, the devices that will use them must have their identifying IP changed. This change is known as renumbering and, when many devices are involved, can be time-consuming. Read more

The Best Internet Connectivity Media

April 12, 2022

Internet connectivity is covered by the mass media either thinly or inaccurately. Or both. Most news outlets only publish reviews of consumer products. Ditto publications about personal computers and handheld devices. Read more

IP Address Reputation

April 5, 2022

To combat online pollution, systems have been developed that mark bad senders for exclusion from the system. Understanding the scoring, monitoring and cleanup of such addresses is an important part of any IP transfer. Read more

The IPv4 Transfer Market

March 29, 2022

Among the problems created by the early design of the internet was the limited supply of IP addresses. To help solve this problem, markets have evolved for “surplus” addresses. To read about the transfer of these assets, the changes taking place and to get some idea of the possible future. Read more

IPv4 Seller Checklist

August 6, 2021

Download our fillable Seller checklist here A lot can go wrong when transferring addresses from one company to another. After 2,500 transfers, the team at IPv4.Global has seen it all. Here are some tips to […] Read more

IPv4 Buyer Checklist

August 6, 2021

Download our fillable Buyers Checklist here. A lot can go wrong when transferring addresses from one company to another. After 2,500 transfers, the team at IPv4.Global has seen it all. Here are some tips to […] Read more