Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

July 29, 2015


, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (), told attendees at the Campus Technology conference in Boston on Wednesday that the IP address authority’s pool of addresses has dwindled to 90,000 and will be exhausted in about two weeks.

“This is a pretty dramatic issue,” says Curran, who founded ARIN in 1997 and was once CTO of Internet pioneer .

Curran’s came during a talk during which he urged IT pros from educational institutions to upgrade their public facing websites to IPv6 as soon as possible.

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