[AusNOG] IPv6: It's a business decision - Timing
joshua at railgun.com.au
Thu Mar 14 16:21:46 EST 2013
haha. that low commit is more like 2.5/mbit buy still funny.
sent from android
On Mar 14, 2013 4:15 PM, "Brad Evans" <brad at delion.com.au> wrote:
> With HE's pricing, 100mbps transit would be something like $0/month after
> a discount. Nice.
> IPv6 = Free Internet.
> On 14/03/2013 16:11, Craig Askings wrote:
>> Speaking of costs, one of my clients is negotiating for a link in the US
>> from Hurricane Electric. They offered him a discount of $100 a month if he
>> advertised a ipv6 prefix to them. So in some (very rare) cases it is now
>> more expensive to remain ipv4 only.
>> On 14/03/2013, at 3:56 PM, Martin Visser <martinvisser99 at gmail.com>
>>> I certainly read Lee Howard (in the article) as saying the cost of a CGN
>>> provisioned IPv4 user moving to $70 per year.
>>> I actually do think the cost will go upwards with size. A lot of network
>>> devices scale inversely at the big end. For instance a firewall that easily
>>> supports say a 500 users could be got for a maybe $1000. But to put in
>>> firewall infrastructure to support 500 000 users I very much doubt you can
>>> do it for a $1M - certainly if you want to get similar levels of
>>> performance and availability. The operational costs can also be huge. Pure
>>> silicon might follow Moore's Law but I'm not sure that operating a CGN
>>> infrastructure falls into that pattern so easily.
>>> My biggest beef with intransigence on IPv6 is that it will stymie the
>>> rollout of the "Internet of Things" that is going to bring a generational
>>> change in how we use technology.
>> AusNOG mailing list
>> AusNOG at lists.ausnog.net
> AusNOG mailing list
> AusNOG at lists.ausnog.net
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the AusNOG