Why Are We Currently Undergoing a Switch from IPv4 to IPv6?

As an expert in networking and data privacy, I have firsthand experience navigating the intricacies of several Internet Protocol versions, especially the switch from IPv4 to IPv6. This change is an essential progression to meet the increasing needs of the digital world, not only a technical improvement. Let me walk you through why this transition

IPv4 Auction – All You Need to Know

Today, when internet connectivity is as crucial as having electricity, the role of IPv4 addresses has become increasingly significant. As an expert in the field with years of networking experience, I’ve witnessed the evolution of IPv4. Back in the day, it seemed like an endless resource, but fast forward to today, IPv4 addresses are a

Why is it Taking so Long to Switch from IPv4 Addresses Over to IPv6?

Have you ever wondered why the internet, which evolves faster than a speeding bullet, is taking so damn long to transition from IPv4 to IPv6? I guess you have, otherwise, you wouldn’t be here. It’s like planning to upgrade your old and trusty muscle car to a Tesla but never quite getting around to it

What is ARIN and Why Does it Matter?

ARIN, the American Registry for Internet Numbers, plays a vital role in the allocation and management of Internet resources in North America. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore what ARIN is, its functions, policies, and its impact on the internet. Table of Contents.  1. What is ARIN, its roles and services? ARIN, (the American

CGNAT: A Complete Guide to Carrier-Grade NAT [2024]

Carrier-Grade NAT (CGNAT) allows ISPs to provide internet access to a large number of their customers using a limited number of public IP addresses. It is a “temporary” solution to the IPv4 address exhaustion problem, and it is expected to be fully phased out once IPv6 is widely adopted. CGNAT has amazing benefits for ISPs.