Why do we still need IPv4 when we are migrating to IPv6...
Ragnar.Anfinsen at altibox.no
Thu Feb 12 14:24:58 CET 2015
On 12.02.15, 09.16, "Mikael Abrahamsson" <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
>On Wed, 11 Feb 2015, Anfinsen, Ragnar wrote:
>> So, any thoughts on this topic, and any qualified guesses on when we no
>> longer need to do IPv4 and still be able to call our internet product
>Depends. Are you selling Internet access for data center hosting, for
>business or for residential or for some other customer base?
Mostly residential and some business.
>If you want to support "power users" with your "premium product", then
>imagine you need IPv4 address on your services for at least 5 more years.
>There are use cases where power residential/business users can't get
>applications running with port forwarding etc with CGN where multiple
>customers share a single IPv4 address.
>If you want to support 90% of the residential customer base, and perhaps
>50-80% of the corporate one, then I'd say you could stick them behind CGN
>of some kind right now. You decide if that would be "Premium" or not.
>For data center, just charge extra for the IPv4 address and it'll sort
>itself. Generally I would do the same across the entire customer base,
>start charging extra for GUA IPv4 address and then you'll see what
>customers care and who do not. Even it you charge a few EUR per month,
>people who do not care will not opt for this, and you can stick them
>behind CGN. The ones who do pay will pay enough so you can rent or buy
>IPv4 addresses if you don't free up enough of them with your existing
>customers being moved behind CGN.
>When you roll new customers to behind a CGN I would highly recommend to
>provide IPv4 connectivity by means of tunneling it over IPv6, such as
>lw4o6, MAP-E or alike.
>Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
Thank you, Mikael. Appreciate the feedback.
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