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IPV6 ADOPTION AT CRITICAL PHASE


At a ceremony held on 3 February, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining last five /8s of IPv4 address space to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) in accordance with the Global Policy for the Allocation of the Remaining IPv4 Address Space. With this action, the free pool of available IPv4 addresses is now fully depleted.

Montevideo, 3 February 2011 – The Number Resource Organization (NRO) announced today that the free pool of available IPv4 addresses is now fully depleted. On Monday, January 31, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated two blocks of IPv4 address space to APNIC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for the Asia Pacific region, which triggered a global policy to allocate the remaining IANA pool equally between the five RIRs. Today IANA allocated those blocks. This means that there are no longer any IPv4 addresses available for allocation from the IANA to the five RIRs.

IANA assigns IPv4 addresses to the RIRs in blocks that equate to 1/256th of the entire IPv4 address space. Each block is referred to as a “/8″ or “slash-8″. A global policy agreed on by all five RIR communities and ratified in 2009 by ICANN, the international body responsible for the IANA function, dictated that when the IANA IPv4 free pool reached five remaining /8 blocks, these blocks were to be simultaneously and equally distributed to the five RIRs.

“This is an historic day in the history of the Internet, and one we have been anticipating for quite some time,” states Raúl Echeberría, Chairman of the Number Resource Organization (NRO), the official representative of the five RIRs. “The future of the Internet is in IPv6. All Internet stakeholders must now take definitive action to deploy IPv6.”

“This is truly a major turning point in the on-going development of the Internet,” said Rod Beckstrom, ICANN’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Nobody was caught off guard by this, the Internet technical community has been planning for IPv4 depletion for quite some time. But it means the adoption of IPv6 is now of paramount importance, since it will allow the Internet to continue its amazing growth and foster the global innovation we’ve all come to expect.”

IPv6 is the “next generation” of the Internet Protocol, providing a hugely expanded address space and allowing the Internet to grow into the future. “Billions of people world wide use the Internet for everything from sending tweets to paying bills. The transition to IPv6 from IPv4 represents an opportunity for even more innovative applications without the fear of running out of essential Internet IP addresses,” said Vice President of IANA Elise Gerich.

Adoption of IPv6 is now vital for all Internet stakeholders. The RIRs have been working with network operators at the local, regional, and global level for more than a decade to offer training and advice on IPv6 adoption and ensure that everyone is prepared for the exhaustion of IPv4.

“Each RIR will have its final full /8 from IANA, plus any existing IP address holdings to distribute. Depending on address space requests received, this could last each RIR anywhere from a few weeks to many months. It’s only a matter of time before the RIRs and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) must start denying requests for IPv4 address space. Deploying IPv6 is now a requirement, not an option,” added Echeberría. IPv6 address space has been available since 1999. Visit http://www.nro.net/ipv6/ for more information on IPv6, or your local RIR for information on how to get address space.

IPv6 Overview Video


For a non-Flash based alternative, please see the IPv4 Depletion and IPv6 Adoption Community Use Slide Deck.


Available IPv6 Hosting Plans

The following most popular plans can be deployed instantly using any of our o/s images and include full IPv6 support.

VR1G

  • 1024MB Ram, 20GB Raid
  • 2000GB GB Outbound
  • 1 IPv4 + 1 IPv6 IP Address
$20/mo
per month or $220/year

VR1p5

  • 1536MB Ram, 30GB Raid
  • 3000GB GB Outbound
  • 1 IPv4 + 1 IPv6 IP Address
$30/mo
per month or $330/year

VR2G

  • 2048MB Ram, 40GB Raid
  • 4000GB GB Outbound
  • 1 IPv4 + 1 IPv6 IP Address
$40/mo
per month or $440/year

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Disk (Raid 10)20GB30GB40GB50GB60GB80GB160GB320GB
CPU24444888
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Transfer (Out)2000GB3000GB4000GB4500GB5000GB6000GB12000GB24000GB
Port Speed1000 mbps1000 mbps1000 mbps1000 mbps1000 mbps1000 mbps1000 mbps1000 mbps
IPv4 / IPv6 IPs1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
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