Most organizations expect to rely on IPv4 for years to come notwithstanding free pool exhaustion.
There are many reasons for the slow adoption of IPv6, including costs, technical complexity and alternatives, such as CGNs, that reduce IPv4 address consumption needs. Although still relatively new, the IPv4 market is getting busier. How long the IPv4 market lasts will depend on address consumption going forward; however, at least for the next 4 years, there should be options available to companies not yet ready to invest in IPv6 and the risks associated with the market can be mitigated by selecting the right advisor. Read More