The global body in charge of allocating Internet addresses expects to hand out the final blocks of IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addresses to regional registrars early next year, it said Monday.Those allocations would mark a depletion at the global level of IPv4 addresses -- something that has been anticipated for years -- and put further pressure on network operators to … [Read more...] about IPv4 addresses will run out within months, NRO warns
Just four months after the 2012 World IPv6 Launch Day, RIPE NCC -- the RIR (Regional Internet Registry) for Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Central Asia -- has announced that it has distributed its last available blocks of IPv4 address space, urging that "it is now imperative that all stakeholders deploy IPv6 on their networks to ensure the continuity of their online … [Read more...] about Scramble for IPv6 begins as Europe depletes IPv4 URLs
Network and Web site operators are coming under increasing pressure to support IPv6 -- the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol -- as more market indicators point to the rapid depletion of addresses for IPv4.The Number Resource Organization (NRO announced on Tuesday that only 8% of IPv4 addresses remain unallocated. The NRO consists of the … [Read more...] about Reasons for Supporting IPv6 Continue to Pile Up
The global body in charge of allocating Internet addresses expects to hand out the final blocks of IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addresses to regional registrars early next year, it said Monday.Those allocations would mark a depletion at the global level of IPv4 addresses -- something that has been anticipated for years -- and put further pressure on network operators to … [Read more...] about Final IPv4 Addresses to Be Issued Within Months, NRO Warns
Internet policymakers are expected to announce next week the predicament that they've been warning about for years: The pool of available IPv4 addresses is all dried up. IPv6 Is Coming Whether IT Deparments Are Ready or Not Once all of the IPv4 addresses have been distributed, carriers will only be able to acquire addresses that support the replacement technology, known … [Read more...] about IPv4…Going, Going, G…
Let's call it a clash of cultures: engineers who know the Internet inside out on the one side and government policy makers grappling to understand it on the other.For the past two years, both parties have been engaged in a frequently acrimonious debate on how the Internet should be governed. That debate reached its zenith at the United Nations-sponsored World Summit on the … [Read more...] about WSIS – Net governance: Will anything change?
The National Security Agency (NSA) had a problem familiar to any enterprise IT manager executive: it was running out of space for hundreds of disparate relational databases that contain everything from back-office information to intelligence on foreign interests. And it needed to consolidate those databases to make it easier for NSA analysts to do their job.The NSA’s … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Inside the NSA’s private cloud
I never cease to be amazed by the Internet and how easily I can digitally communicate with someone, anyone really, in the entire world. It must take a great deal of cooperation to keep the addresses of millions of people who use the Internet straight. You may ask what this has to do with IPv6, and that's a good question.While researching IPv6, I realized I didn't fully … [Read more...] about IPv6: Who’s in charge?
The Number Resource Organization (NRO) represents the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and is responsible for the unused IPv4 addresses as explained in their charter: "The NRO exists to protect the unallocated Number Resource pool, to promote and protect the bottom-up policy development process, and to act as a focal point for Internet community input into the RIR … [Read more...] about IPv4 addresses: They are almost gone
The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Rocket was ready for the purpose it had been built for. So it launched a spy satellite belonging to the US Intelligence into orbit around the earth. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock Take-off took place from the Coast of California. It was given a boost by twin solid rocket motors. This is the fourth in a … [Read more...] about US Military Spy Satellite Begins Secret Mission After Delta Launch