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Global IPv4 Internet Address Supply Hits Critical Level – ISPs Must Prep IPv6

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which among other things is the international organisation that has responsibility for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation (IANA use to do this), has warned that the global supply of IPv4 addresses has now reached a “critical level” and thus IPv6 adoption has become a “requirement for any network that needs to survive“. (Source: ISPreview)

Will wearable technology have a place in the office?

It's easy to see how the internet has changed our global society and transformed the business world. It's an essential tool for most organisations and the web functions it supports are critical – can you even imagine trying to do your job without email? (Source: TechRadar Pro)

What would happen to the economy without the Internet?

In this day and age, it would be extremely difficult to argue that the global economy could continue in the same way without the internet. The ability to transfer data immediately across vast distances has completely changed the world of commerce and society at large. (Source: TechRadar Pro)

Networks Related topics Cisco, ipv6, Iot, Bt DeSENSORtised: Why the 'Internet of Things' will FAIL without IPv6

What's stopping a tinyputer invasion? An IP address shortage, says Cisco. (Source: The Register)

RIPE NCC Opens Regional Office in Dubai

The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), one of the five global Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), officially opened its regional office in Dubai on 31 March 2014. By expanding its presence in the Middle East, the RIPE NCC hopes to meet increased demand for region-specific support in an area experiencing continuous growth in the Internet and related fields. (Source: Zawya)

Smart homes and cities - when will it happen?

The massive forecasts around smart home revenues may not be realised unless steps are taken worldwide to deploy IPv6. (Source: Information Age)

Protecting the Future of the Internet

In 2013 the issue of Internet privacy was thrown into the spotlight, with the revelations that some governments have actively sanctioned certain spy agencies to intercept user data. These actions clearly go against the internet's founding principles of openness and freedom. (Source: TechRadar Pro)

PS4 and Xbox One Pose Major Problems for Internet Providers

As Sony's Playstation 4 launched midnight today in the UK, there are some potential pitfalls that mean consumers might not get the most out of their systems unless they carefully consider their home network. (Source: Forbes)

Failing to Upgrade to IPv6 Will Destroy Future Internet and Smartphone Innovation (IT Pro Portal)

If you're a business or a consumer buying an Internet connected device, be sure to ask if it is IPv6-ready. By not deploying IPv6 now, we risk hindering future innovation by limiting the number of devices that can be connected to the Internet, and the Internet of things, which we have great expectations for, will never become a reality. (Source: IT Pro Portal)

IT Life: Supporting the Wonder of the Internet (Tech Week Europe)

It takes a lot of nurture to keep Europe’s Internet going, says RIPE NCC’s Axel Pawlik (Source: Tech Week Europe).