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IPv4 Request Pipeline

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Today we have .20 of a /8 remaining in the ARIN IPv4 free pool. At the same time, we have over 200 open tickets from organizations requesting IPv4 address space from that free pool. These requests are for sizes ranging from a /23 to larger than a /16. This does not count the many open tickets we have for /24s.

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Webpass Deploys IPv6 For ARIN 35 Event

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Webpass’ network is 100% dual-stacked and running on a Brocade CER and MLXe platform so setting up the IP circuit was as simple as: 1. Adding an IPv4 /30 and an IPv6 /64 for connectivity between networks. 2. Statically routing ARIN’s netblocks with the next-hop being the Webpass WAN IPs. 3. Redistributing the static routes into our OSPF and OSPFv3 tables

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ARIN 35 Members Meeting Daily Recap

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On the final day of ARIN 35 in San Francisco we wrapped up with a Members Meeting that was open to the entire ARIN community – onsite and online. Throughout the morning we heard an update on the ARIN fees and services and took questions and comments from attendees. We received departmental reports from Communications and Member Services, Engineering, Financial Services, Human Resources and Administration, and Registration Services.

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Daily Recap 2: ARIN 35 Public Policy Meeting

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Thanks for joining us for our second daily recap about what happened today at ARIN 35. Kicking off the morning, we heard updates from the Number Resource Organization (NRO) comprising the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). We also viewed many worldwide Internet number resources statistics on ASN, IPv4, and IPv6 allocations and assignments.

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Get To Know the ARIN 35 Fellows

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Only a few days are left until ARIN 35 takes to San Francisco. We’re getting excited and hope you are too! Coming to their first ARIN Public Policy and Members meeting are five fellows who are eager to learn more and dive into policy discussions at ARIN 35. Get to know the ARIN 35 fellowship recipients so you can be sure to say hi and strike up a conversation with these outstanding individuals.

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Tinkering with IPv6 on a Home Router

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Some may say I’m crazy, and a few of them would be right, but I’ve long tracked the growth of IPv6 given that I worked at Comcast for a number of years and my manager was instrumental in the Comcast push into IPv6. As a result it’s been fairly well drummed into me that this is something we all have to tackle at some point, or else the results of inaction will tackle everyone to the ground.

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IPv6-Brewed Coffee Over Bluetooth Smart

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Believe it or not, the day has come when your coffee machine could know what exactly what kind of coffee you like to drink depending on the cup you’re using, the time of day, and a multitude of other factors. Earlier this year, the Nordic Semiconductor team demonstrated a smart coffee machine at CES that brewed coffee over IPv6. But coffee machines aren’t the only place where innovation is possible.

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IPv4 Depletion Status at ARIN

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What happens after ARIN depletes its free pool of IPv4 address space? Will there be a Phase 5 added to the IPv4 Countdown Plan? Is the IPv4 inventory counter always accurate? These are just some of the questions we’ve been hearing in recent weeks. We understand that IPv4 depletion is causing confusion and uncertainty, so we’d like to try address some of these common questions and provide some additional information on the current status of IPv4 run-out at ARIN.

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ARIN moves main operations out of HQ

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Last year, ARIN Engineering undertook a monumental effort to move production from our headquarters in Chantilly, Virginia to a colocation center in Ashburn, Virginia. There were many reasons behind this big move, and we were very happy to complete a flawless transfer of our operations. ARIN has its offices in an office park nestled next to Dulles Airport in northern Virginia.

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CES 2015: Bringing IPv6 Answers to the World of Consumer Electronics

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Last week ARIN set up shop in the Las Vegas Convention Center alongside a veritable ocean of technology experts and gadget gurus. From automotive technology to personal drones, one of CES’ main themes revolved around all the exciting ways that new devices could connect and take advantage of the Internet. ARIN Booth at CES. Most of the new gadgets at CES are identified by and will connect to the Internet using IP addresses, which are anything but new.

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CES 2015: Is your web content ready for IPv6?

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This week ARIN is at CES, the largest technology tradeshow of the year.  We will be reaching out to consumer electronics industry movers and shakers to educate them about the importance of deploying IPv6 on all public facing web services.  In the video below, one of the founding fathers of the Internet, Vint Cerf, explains the issue. Stop by our booth in Tech East to discuss why IPv6 needs to be at the top of your company’s technology goals for 2015. You want to be reaching the whole Internet, not just part of it.

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