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Internet Growth and IPv4 Depletion

The guys over at ARIN have produced an interesting graphic that tracks the history of the internet’s growth and IPv4 address depletion. Yes, we are all out of IPv4 addresses now .. Related articles ARIN IPv4 Free Pool Reaches Zero (arin.net) North America is COMPLETELY OUT of new IPv4 addresses (go.theregister.com) ARIN Finally Runs Out […]

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Graphic: IPv6 Adoption – Where Are We At?

Via ISOC, here’s a nice clear graphic showing global IPv6 adoption, growth and other metrics:   Unfortunately, as it’s global, it doesn’t go into enough detail to show how few ISPs in some countries actually offer IPv6 to their users. At time of writing none of the major Irish ISPs offer it, though they all […]

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Broadband penetration in Europe

Akamai Visualise Internet Traffic

Akamai carries up to 30% of the web’s traffic so when they start talking about data they’re not only dealing in big numbers, but also significant percentages of the internet’s users. They’ve made public a lot of their data and they’ve done so in a pretty visual and engaging fashion. For example, here’s broadband penetration […]

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