Technology, along with our understanding and everyday use of it, has changed drastically in the last decade. For example, take the smartphone you may be reading this on. At one point your smartphone was several different devices. It has the capacity to replace your calculator, calendar, house phone, computer or laptop, digital camera, mp3 player, and more. In an incredibly brief period of time those items have been condensed into a piece of plastic no larger than an envelope. Serving multiple functions and often weighing less than a pound, cell phones are only one example of the technological innovations of the last decade.

Another marvel of modern science is the internet. The internet is a vast network of interconnected systems that drives our daily communications through platforms like social media websites. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are at the forefront of the social media connections that drive today’s markets. However, other driving forces have recently arisen; e-commerce and the newly recognized “sharing economy.” E-commerce sites such as Groupon provide its user base with fantastic deals while introducing them to small, local businesses, as well as larger corporations. The sharing economy was created from the rental of personally owned property. Services such as Uber and Lyft, allow its drivers to use their own vehicles to provide rides to customers. Sites such as AirBnB allow owners to rent out their properties to visitors. These websites and services have one thing in common: the internet.

The internet has allowed these services to thrive, as the sites these businesses are attached to the vast network. Coupled with the onset of cell phone technology, users are visiting websites more than ever. Facebook alone has over 1.3 billion active users. This means that roughly one seventh of our planet’s population visits the social media website.

So it’s clear that the internet is important to today’s market in every possible way; from internal company communication through services like email, to connecting with customers through marketing campaigns such as targeted ads businesses need the internet to succeed. After the .com boom in 1995, companies established their IP addresses. An IP address is a specific string of numbers on a dedicated computer system for a single particular website. An IP address can also serve as a numerical string for a connection of computers such as an office, or a home. If the IP address belongs to a company, sometimes these assets are purchased and need to be moved.

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An ipv4 transfer does just that. This type of transfer is when an organization acquires the IP as an asset from another company they have purchased. This process is quality assured through specific transfer policies set forth by the third party responsible for the transfer. This allows for a safe and accountable transfer.

Today’s market is filled with various means to succeed. The internet has allowed businesses and individuals alike to create a deeper connection with customers and each other through respectively. Through emergent technologies, the world has changed.

Posted by Alice Stevens

Full time stay at home mom with three children. I love to blog!

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