Those of you following the recent tech news will no doubt have come across the tidbit about the last of the unallocated ipv4 blocks.
We are down to 5 prefixes, one of each which will go to the 5 Rirs.
Have we run out of space? No… But the unallocated pool is looking shallow these days.
The move to ipv6 will be gradual as there is still a lot of debate about the features and pitfalls. It is a major paradigm shift in the way we consider networks, routing, address allocation and the like.
More to come as I get back in to my blog.