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IPv4 addresses fall below 5 percent. Is it time for IPv6 yet?

Oct 19, 2010, 22:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"From the 'Sky Isn't Falling' files:

"The Number Resource Organization (NRO) announced today the less than 5 percent of the IPv4 address space now remains.

"So what?

"We've been hearing about IPv4 address space depletion for years and various organizations have kept trying to predict the year we'd 'run out' of address spaces. The reality is that year after year IPv4 has continued to stay alive - even as pundits proclaim its death. The fact that less than 5 percent of IPv4 address remain is not a cause for U.S. based enterprises or consumers to be concerned"

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