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Brander Group is the most trusted IPv4 blog for the latest trends, analysis and market dynamics. Our analytics gather and evaluate IPv4 transfer data from ARIN, RIPE and APNIC and share the research with the rest of the world.  We also write about related topics in the network infrastructure industry.

In the world of technology, connectivity has always been an essential aspect of daily life and business operations. Over the past decade, internet usage has skyrocketed, and with the increasing demand for data, IPv4 addresses, and their limitations have become a challenge. IPv6 was introduced as a potential solution, but is it ready to replace the aging IP standard protocol or are there better alternatives?

After what seems to have been the longest bear market in IPv4 History, we are starting to see signs of life again. Aside from February of this year, 2023 has shown positive IPv4 demand trends with no signs of extreme volatility. Most noticeably, the last 3 months have demonstrated a much more stable demand trend. Let’s dive into demand trends and then determine how it will affect the remainder of 2023.

A simple guide to calculating IPv4 subnet masks using available IP address and CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) notation.

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Once again, the IPv4 demand seems to be following the roller coaster pattern going up and down every month.  However, the delta of the demand decrease in April seems to be showing a positive sign as compared the previous dips over the last 6 – 9 months.

Find out how ARIN, a Regional Internet Registry, contributes to the management of Internet resources in North America.