[arin-ppml] IPv6 /32 minimum for extra-small ISP
tedm at ipinc.net
Mon Apr 26 14:27:51 EDT 2010
On 4/26/2010 10:28 AM, Gary T. Giesen wrote:
> We're only talking about ISPs here, not end users. Their raison d'être
> is to provide network services (and one would hope that would include
> IPv6). It's pretty late in the game at this point to have not at least
> sold management that IPv6 needs to be deployed. I think being ready for
> IPv6 is justification enough (it's coming whether you like it or not).
> And $1250 is a pretty small price to pay.
> My $0.02.
If $1250 is a pretty small price then what is $0.02? :-))
> On Mon, 2010-04-26 at 13:09 -0400, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> Interesting how costs have been bandied about, a few days ago
>> it was $2250 now it's $1250.
>> Please tell me the name of an employer where any employee who
>> is NOT a salesman can go to his or her boss and say "Can I go spend a
>> thousand bucks on something that has no justification for existence
>> other than we might need it sometime in the future?"
>> On 4/26/2010 8:27 AM, NOC at ChangeIP.com wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gary Giesen"<ggiesen at akn.ca>
>>>> An IPv6 /32 also doesn't cost anything if you have a /20 or larger v4
>>>> allocation. If you have an X-Small (smaller than /20), it's only an extra
>>>> $1250/year. Pretty small potatoes. By the time you *need* IPv6, it
>>>> will just
>>>> be the cost of doing business, and will be pretty easy to justify it
>>>> hard to be an ISP without it).
>>> Read that again and think about how we really want people to adopt IPv6. Do
>>> you want someone to start using it NOW because it's free, or when its too
>>> late because it cost $1250/yr extra and wasn't viable because they are
>>> almost going out of business as it is?
>>> How much of the IPv4 space is taken by x-small at the moment? Do you really
>>> want to delay that group from adopting ipv6? Sheesh!
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