[arin-ppml] quantitative study of IPv4 address market - more

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Sep 5 13:52:42 EDT 2012

On Sep 5, 2012, at 6:29 PM, Mike Burns <mike at nationwideinc.com> wrote:

> Can anybody speculate on a valid justification for the delivery of 660,000
> addresses required to be used within a year, with 98% of them to be
> unrouted?

Mike - 

 To get an idea of the scale that some of these organizations 
 (Microsoft, Google, etc.) are working on, you might want to 
 peruse the Internet for relevant articles.  For example, in 
 2008 the following article derives server counts from screen 
 shots out of a Microsoft video -


 660,000 IP addresses are actually a very small number for any 
 of larger Internet service providers.


John Curran
President and CEO


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