Introduction to theRIPE NCC and theRIR SystemMihnea-Costin Grigore, RIPE NCC
RIPE NCC•   One of the five Regional Internet Registries•   Support coordination of Internet operations•   Not-for-profit me...
The Five Regional Internet RegistriesMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012      3
IP Address Distribution                                             /3                             IANA                   ...
RIPE Community•   Policy forum    – Not      a legal entity    – No      official membership    – Open         to everyone•...
RIPE Meetings•   Twice a year•   Plenary discussions     – Wide        ranging topics•   Working Group meetings     – More...
RIPE Policy Development Process•   Open    – Anyone           can participate    – Policy        meetings    – Mailing    ...
How IPv4 is Distributed                                                       LACNIC•   IANA distributed                  ...
Reaching the Next Billion•   Around 1.9 billion Internet users now     – Five      times as many as there were in the year...
What RIPE NCC Is Doing•   Raise awareness of the problem    – Different          roles for different sectors    – Industry...
RIPE NCC Capacity Building•   Training for Local Internet Registries     – Targeted           at LIRs/RIPE NCC members•   ...
ENOG•   Eurasia Network Operators’ Group•   Regional forum to share knowledge and    expertise on issues relevant to the R...
Working with the Public Sector                              RIPE NCC Government                                    Roundta...
RIPE NCC Roundtable Meetings•   Regular events since 2005    – Held       in Amsterdam and the Middle East (planning)•   P...
RIPE Cooperation Working Group•   Formed in 2008     – After      work by the Enhanced Cooperation Task Force•   Focus on ...
IPv6 Act Now                         www.ipv6actnow.org•   One-stop shop for IPv6 information, launched in    June 2009•  ...
RIPE Labs•   A platform and a tool for the community•   You can     – Test      and evaluate new tools and prototypes     ...
RIPE Labs and IPv6•   Update on IPv6 Address Distribution•   LIRs can Test IPv6 Reachability Using RIPE Atlas•   Measuring...
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Introduction to the RIPE NCC and the RIR System

  1. 1. Introduction to theRIPE NCC and theRIR SystemMihnea-Costin Grigore, RIPE NCC
  2. 2. RIPE NCC• One of the five Regional Internet Registries• Support coordination of Internet operations• Not-for-profit membership organisation• Around 8000 active members• Neutral, Impartial, Open, TransparentMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 2
  3. 3. The Five Regional Internet RegistriesMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 3
  4. 4. IP Address Distribution /3 IANA /12 RIR /32 LIR /48 /56 /48 End User Allocation PA Assignment PI AssignmentMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 4
  5. 5. RIPE Community• Policy forum – Not a legal entity – No official membership – Open to everyone• No voting – Consensus decision making• Work happens at meetings and on mailing lists: – Working Groups – Task forcesMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 5
  6. 6. RIPE Meetings• Twice a year• Plenary discussions – Wide ranging topics• Working Group meetings – More specific focus• Policy discussions• Exchange of views and information• Interaction with other Internet stakeholdersMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 6
  7. 7. RIPE Policy Development Process• Open – Anyone can participate – Policy meetings – Mailing lists• Transparent – List discussions archived publicly – Meetings transcribed• Developed bottom-up – By the community that use the IP addresses – “Self-regulation” modelMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 7
  8. 8. How IPv4 is Distributed LACNIC• IANA distributed ARIN 9 RIPE NCC 35 final /8 blocks on 36 3 February 2011• APNIC reached its APNIC final /8 on 15 April 45 Central Registry 2011 91 AfriNIC “Final /8” policies 5• Other 35 limit access to IPv4 allocationsMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 8
  9. 9. Reaching the Next Billion• Around 1.9 billion Internet users now – Five times as many as there were in the year 2000 – Around 29% of all people• Mobile phones are becoming Internet devices – ...and need IP addresses!• The Internet of Things – An IP address on every lightbulb?Mihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 9
  10. 10. What RIPE NCC Is Doing• Raise awareness of the problem – Different roles for different sectors – Industry, government, civil society, technical community• Ensure IPv6 is accessible to all• Engage with ALL stakeholdersMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 10
  11. 11. RIPE NCC Capacity Building• Training for Local Internet Registries – Targeted at LIRs/RIPE NCC members• IPv6 Roadshow – Targeted at technical staff operating government and large enterprise networks – Collaboration with industry and regional Network Operators Groups (e.g. MENOG) – Launched in Middle East, 2010 – Plans for expanding to CIS regionMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 11
  12. 12. ENOG• Eurasia Network Operators’ Group• Regional forum to share knowledge and expertise on issues relevant to the Russian Federation, CIS and Eastern Europe• Three events since June 2011 – ENOG 3 held this week (22-23 May) in Odessa, Ukraine• More information at www.enog.orgMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 12
  13. 13. Working with the Public Sector RIPE NCC Government RoundtablesRIPEcommunity Government RIPE Cooperation Working Group Mihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 13
  14. 14. RIPE NCC Roundtable Meetings• Regular events since 2005 – Held in Amsterdam and the Middle East (planning)• Participants – 40+ Governments representatives from 18+ countries• Topics covered – IPv6 deployment – IPv4 depletion – Internet governance – DNSSEC – Resource certification (RPKI)Mihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 14
  15. 15. RIPE Cooperation Working Group• Formed in 2008 – After work by the Enhanced Cooperation Task Force• Focus on cooperation between private and public sectors• Encouraging participation and input from stakeholders outside the traditional RIPE communityMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 15
  16. 16. IPv6 Act Now www.ipv6actnow.org• One-stop shop for IPv6 information, launched in June 2009• Audience includes business, government and technical communities• Sections include: - How To Act Now - RSS feed of IPv6-related - Community interviews news and developments - Statistics - Links and informationMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 16
  17. 17. RIPE Labs• A platform and a tool for the community• You can – Test and evaluate new tools and prototypes – Contribute new ideas and research results – Discover and discuss in forums and blogsMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 17
  18. 18. RIPE Labs and IPv6• Update on IPv6 Address Distribution• LIRs can Test IPv6 Reachability Using RIPE Atlas• Measuring IPv6 at the Network and the Customer Level• IPv6 RIPEness: How to Reach the StarsMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 18
  19. 19. Questions? Questions?

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