Every device in contact with a computer network and using Internet Protocol for communication has an IP address. Internet protocol refers to the process of transporting user data and information throughout networks. An IP addresses is a numerical designation essential to the internet. The internet we know would not exist without IP addresses. The two essential roles of an IP address are identifying host or network interfaces and representing the address for locations.
The initial IP addresses were Internet Protocol Version 4, or IPV4. IPV4 still accounts for most IP addresses. Internet Protocol Version 6, or IPV6, is expanding and currently accounts for roughly 20% of all IP addresses in use. IP address space is carefully monitored on a global scale by the organization Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Five regional Internet registries (RIRs) have the responsibility of monitoring their assigned areas. This includes internet service providers. RIRs each received blocks of 16.8 million IVP4 addresses to distribute as needed. IPV6 was created in response to the rapid decline of available IVP4 addresses.
IPV4 addresses are now in high demand due to their scarcity. Business owners want the IPV4 addresses and often have preferences for what address and range they purchase. A range of IP addresses is much more valuable to a growing business or organization. Expanding an online presence requires a sufficient number of IP addresses. IP addresses are associated with location so a business or organization does not want a misleading address. The geographical location of an incorrect IP address can cause search engines to associate the site with the wrong location. Customers would also suffer some confusion and possibly lose trust in the company. The results could be even worse if different websites for the same entity were associated with different geographical
People who wish to buy an IPV4 IP address must contact a company selling its own supply of IPV4. Many organizations set up shop to act as brokers in the IP address market. The brokerages help a client locate an IPV4 address fitting the client's requirements and location. Excessive numbers of IP addresses were given to some businesses in the USA. Brokerages often use those businesses as a resource for leasing address range. The owners are not going to sell those addresses. It is a reliable and effortless income on their part.
Renting an IP address range is very simple. Brokers are everywhere and they make themselves accessible to future or current customers. The difficulty occurs when there are no more IP addresses in the desired location. Cost is another factor. Some brokers, such as
Brokers are everywhere and they make themselves accessible to future and current customers. Concerns of brokers hosting illegal business deals or working on the black market were laid to rest. It is a completely legitimate business.
The difficulty occurs when no range of IP addresses are available in the location desired by the client. It is simply a fact of the business. Everyone will not get what they want. Cost is the other significant factor in purchasing a range of IP addresses. GetIPAddresses.com offers buying, selling, and leasing. they also offer IPV4 and IPV6 addresses. The IPV4 addresses are much more expensive than the IPV6 addresses. Leases can run up to five years. This is an advantage for most businesses or organizations but it could easily become a negative. The original owner of the IP address still owns it and can take it back at anytime once the contract is breached by missing payments.
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