My take on Whether IP address change affect SEO?
Short answer is No. Detailed discussion is given in the video and more content below the video.
Points to ponder:
- Old server location compared to new server location and if it helps reducing latency.
- Is the new server configuration updated and upgraded with performance improvement.
Overall SEO experts weigh IP change to have little to no impact
“Changing your website’s IP address will generally not affect your overall SEO”
more discussion here https://moz.com/community/q/topic/20487/how-much-will-changing-ip-addresses-impact-seo/5
To know what your competition is doing, you can check their IP changes in recent years using below tool
So do not worry about IP changes, rather than consider upgrading your tech stack, your network and overall performance and user experience.