IANA IPv4 Exhaustion
* IANA IPv4 Exhaustion
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. To read the full
text of this announcement please go to:
* World IPv6 Day
Facebook, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO), websites
with more than one billion combined visits each day, are joining
major content delivery networks Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM) and
Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW), and the Internet Society, for
the first global-scale trial of the new Internet Protocol, IPv6.
On June 8, 2011, dubbed World IPv6 Day, participants will enable
IPv6 on their main services for 24 hours. Cisco, Juniper,
Hurricane Electric, and Bing have also announced their
Hurricane Electric's open letter to Hurricane Electric Customers,
Partners and Managers of Interconnected Networks about World IPv6
At Hurricane Electric, every day is an IPv6 day.
* IPv6 Deployment Growth
The global IPv6 routing table has passed 4000 IPv6 prefixes.
Of the 36820 networks in the world running BGP, the number running
IPv6 has increased to 3107, or 8.4 percent.
* Hurricane Electric Updated Network Map
We've continued to expand our network.
Updated Network Map: http://he.net/HurricaneElectricNetworkMap.pdf
Hurricane Electric now has over 6000 BGP sessions with over 1600
IPv4 and IPv6 networks at 45 different exchange points in North
America, Europe, and Asia.