IPv4

Hear It from a Resource Analyst

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By Cathy Clements, Principal Resource Analyst, ARIN I have worked in ARIN’s Registration Services Department (RSD) for just about 16 years. RSD processes requests for Internet number resource allocations, assignments, and transfers and maintains such records. The core function of our team is to analyze requests for resources, determine if they qualify under current policy,Read More

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IPv4, Not Enough Addresses

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There are 4,294,967,296 IPv4 addresses. At first glance 4,294,967,296 seems like a large number. Could you imagine how long it would take to travel 4.3 billion miles? The total weight of 4.3 billion elephants? Or the cost to throw a party for 4.3 billion friends? However, when it comes to IPv4 addresses, that number isRead More

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