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Have any of you read the news releases about IPv4 addresses approaching short supply and Microsoft purchasing a large number of them from bankrupt Nortel last spring?  This is in anticipation of a shortage in IPv4 numbers and IPv6 not being widely implemented at this point.
Here is an article describing the transaction and what is happening in the market.
 
As a result, has your school been approached by any vendors that want to purchase IP addresses that are registered to your university but not being utilized?
Thanks
Pat
 
 
Pat Pettit, Director of Information Technology, Millikin University
1184 W. Main Street
Decatur, IL 62522
217-362-6488
 


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