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So Long Last /8 and Thanks For All the Allocations
So Long Last /8 and Thanks For All the Allocations
Rene Wilhelm — 18 Apr 2018

On 17 April 2018, we allocated the last available block of 1,024 addresses in 185/8 - the last /8 we received from IANA back in 2011. This article looks at how this address space was allocated and how it is used today. It's important to keep in mind that while 185/8 is finished, we still have around nine million recovered IPv4 addresses in our available pool. Under current policy and growth rates, we expect these to last a further two years.… Read more

A Shrinking Pie? The IPv4 Transfer Market in 2017
A Shrinking Pie? The IPv4 Transfer Market in 2017
Rene Wilhelm — 30 Jan 2018

A record number of IPv4 addresses were transferred between LIRs in the RIPE NCC service region in 2017. However, 16 of the largest transfers, amounting to 78% of the total transferred address space, were really about the administrative management of resources between related business units. In terms of buyers and sellers, this part of the IPv4 transfer market decreased in size last year. … Read more

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