Under the Hood of the New ARIN.net

On 2 March 2019, ARIN deployed its new website, a project that at its zenith required the focus and work of more than half of all ARIN staff and constituted one of the biggest software deployments in the history of the company. This may seem like a large amount of effort just to change the look and feel of our website, but there was much, much more going on behind the scenes. While this article…

"Under the Hood of the New ARIN.net"

ARIN Bits: March 2019

We have a spring in our step as we welcome Spring! While winter brought snowy weather and cold temperatures, we didn’t let that slow us down this quarter. In this edition of ARIN Bits, we share information about our upcoming meeting, announce the launch of our redesigned arin.net, share tips from our Registration Services and Financial Services teams, and so much more. Missed last quarter’s edition? You can find all past editions on our ARIN…

"ARIN Bits: March 2019"

4 Security Services You Should be Using

You may know ARIN as the place to request, transfer and manage your Internet number resources. But we offer a lot more than that! We are committed to ensuring the security of your data, and have implemented several services you can use to protect your user account and record information, but you can’t benefit from these services unless you use them. Currently, we have 148,465 ARIN Online accounts, yet only 4,241 (less than 3%) have…

"4 Security Services You Should be Using"

Getting Ready for the “Big Reveal”

There is always that tense moment at the end of a televised redesign show where you are waiting for the owner to see the changes made to their space. That is pretty much exactly how we are feeling as we get ready to share the new ARIN website. Rolling out a new website is not a trivial effort, and as we approach the reveal I want to take a minute to reflect on the process…

"Getting Ready for the “Big Reveal”"

Strengthening Our Caribbean Connections

Fostering Development and Expansion of the ARIN Community in the Caribbean How time flies! It’s already one year since we officially launched ARIN in the Caribbean, our series of outreach events for the Caribbean. At our first anniversary, we are happy to report on the success of this initiative and share our plans for 2019. 2018 Recap In 2018 we held events in eight countries including Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, Grenada,…

"Strengthening Our Caribbean Connections"

How Community Input Shaped Our New ARIN.NET

The upcoming release of a totally redesigned arin.net wouldn’t be possible without the help of our community members — and one confused hotel worker ­— who took the time to provide direct feedback on the project. From the outset of the redesign, ARIN made user input a top priority of the effort. From an initial card-sorting exercise used to craft better menus through a live prototype test in fall 2018, staff asked and the community…

"How Community Input Shaped Our New ARIN.NET"

Demand for IPv6 Warrants Development Efforts

Patton IPv6 Case Study Patton saw IPv6 coming, so we knew the company had to get ready for it.  We are a networking equipment manufacturer for Voice-over-IP (VoIP) gateways and eSBCs, Ethernet extension solutions, and wireless routers. Our specialty is interconnecting legacy time-division multiplexing (TDM) and serial systems with new-generation, IP-based voice, data, and multi-media technologies. Patton supports IPv6 in its operating system and hardware platforms for the SmartNode line of VoIP customer-premise equipment (CPE). In…

"Demand for IPv6 Warrants Development Efforts"

GAPP Team Reports on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU PP18)

The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) Team continue its coverage of international events of importance to ARIN and associated international public policies related to the Internet. The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) took place in Dubai, UAE, from 29 October to 16 November 2018. About 2,300 participants from 180 countries (out of 193) participated in this major Internet governance event. Member States elected the first woman ever to one of five top management positions in…

"GAPP Team Reports on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU PP18)"

10 Articles You Don’t Want to Miss

Another year has come and gone, and we want to thank you for all you’ve done to support our community this year. It’s been a productive and fun 2018. We traveled to Miami and Vancouver for our Public Policy and Members Meetings, started new initiatives with ARIN in the Caribbean and ARIN Lunch by the Numbers, gathered your feedback to continue work on our new website, welcomed new faces to the community, and so much…

"10 Articles You Don’t Want to Miss"

What is on your IPv6 training wish list?

 If you could learn anything in greater detail about IPv6, what would it be? IPv6 address planning? Picking a transition mechanism? Comparing DHCPv6 vs SLAAC? How to add a AAAA record in DNS? Digging into RIPng, EIGRP, IS-IS, OSPFv3, and BGP? Many organizations are ready to implement IPv6, but don’t know where to begin or how to navigate obstacles along the way. We want to help. This year we are excited to announce that we…

"What is on your IPv6 training wish list?"