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Computer Network

IPv4 Depletion: Reasons to migrate over to IPv6

Most people don’t pay too much attention to how their computers work. The most important thing is that they work. However, whether you are in IT or just addicted to Netflix, a serious problem that has been on the horizon for decades is about to come to fruition. Every digital device we use has an IP address which is, essentially the vehicle that allows you to access the Internet, among other networking functions. The problem is that when the regulating standards were being designed back in the 1980’s, there were only a set number of potential IP addresses that could be created (4.3 billion to be exact). Remember, these are the pre-smartphone days and before most people, even in wealthy […]

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Cloud Diversity

5 Reasons Multi-Cloud Deployment is the Right Solution

These days so much is done in the Cloud that it is hard to imagine what life was like before it. The Cloud makes business more flexible, dynamic, and ready to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the digital world. That said, many companies find themselves in an awkward position because they have shifted much of their infrastructure onto one provider. Obviously, there are some potential problems with this type of setup. Issues can range from the company experiencing technical issues, which could mean no access to company data or being in a situation where you have to change providers due to a buyout or a change in the terms of service. These are just a few of the many […]

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Skewed Google Results

Getting the wrong geolocation for your IPv4 address?

It is probably one of the most bizarre issues we have ever dealt with as a company…. skewed Google results. As a company, Root Level Technology provides web hosting, VPS, Dedicated Servers, and cloud-based solutions. These products are used for a wide variety of purposes, from development instances to hosting websites, to VPN and proxy services. One of the most interesting issues we have ever encountered is using VPN’s and proxies to perform a google search. Sometimes, when connected to a VPN or proxy and performing a Google search, the results would be for Google Indonesia (https://www.google.co.id), Google India (https://www.google.co.in), or even Google Taiwan (https://www.google.com.tw). Since the IP being used for this is located in the United States, there should […]

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