BCP for multisite multihoming

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Tue May 22 15:00:24 CEST 2007

On 22 May 2007, at 12:00am, Hank Nussbacher wrote:


>>> 4) Obtain multiple /32s, announce one from each POP.
>>> Probably not possible - The bar is pretty high to receive a  
>>> second /32, most companies will never reach the utilization  
>>> percentage to receive a second, let alone one per POP.
>> Presumably this company is incorporated in each country in which  
>> it has a PoP. It is effectively four companies with a common  
>> owner. As such, I think #4 is the right answer and I don't think  
>> it should be too difficult to get the address space.
> And would one RIR be able to supply the address space for 4  
> different continents?  Or would this company have to pay to all 4  
> different RIRs to be a member and get address space from each?

You'd need to ask the RIRs for an authoritative answer, but I suspect  
you'd need four separate contracts with four separate RIRs.


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