There are 4,294,976,296 IPv4 addresses available world wide
The University has outgrown IPv4 and is at 98% allocation
The University is unable to acquire additional IPv4 address space
There are 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 IPv6 addresses available world wide
Adopting IPv6 is aligned with the University of Minnesota's goal of becoming one of the top three research Universities. It will be important for us to use IPv6 in as many of our communications as possible.