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The ARIN XXV Public Policy and Members Meeting

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The ARIN XXV Public Policy and Members Meeting will be in Toronto from 18-21 April. We’ll bring industry professionals, government representatives, and Internet community leaders together to discuss current and proposed Internet number resource policy in an open forum. But ARIN meetings are more than just policy discussions. There will be a special session forRead More

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Getting Resources from ARIN

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Getting Internet number resources like IPv4 and IPv6 address space and ASNs is a relatively simple and straightforward process. The official request forms and technical information are on the ARIN website at https://www.arin.net/resources/, but this will give you a brief introduction to how the process works. Step 1: Review the resource requirements in ARIN’s NumberRead More

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IPv4 / IPv6: The Bottom Line

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We started hearing about IPv4 depletion in the mid-1990s, when distribution mechanisms and classful addressing made it a legitimate concern. Then the IETF did three significant things to ensure sustainable growth on the Internet: Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) – This allowed variable length subnet addressing, moving away from only three standard block sizes and makingRead More

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