2012 Indian IPv6 Market Research Report

The report "IPv6 Market in India 2012" says IPv6 adoption in India is currently in its nascent stage; however with the exhaustion of IPv6 address slots coupled with the plethora of initiatives taken by the Government of India, the market is expected to gain significant traction in the ensuing years. Additionally, factors such as the emergence of IPv6 compatible infrastructure, burgeoning internet usage and the cost benefits associated with IPv6 are driving forces in the market.


Dallas, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/28/2012 -- The IPv6 report begins with an introduction which proceeds with brief definitions of IPv4 and IPv6, followed by an illustration of the evolution of IPv6 globally. The section concludes with a comparative study based on technical aspects and header formats further distinguishes the two versions of internet protocols.

Market overview talks about the global scenario of IPv6, with a special focus on the Indian IPv6 market. The section primarily begins with a global perspective of IPv6 deployment plan followed by an overview of the market during 2008 – 2011. Explicit details pertaining to the ‘Address Allocations’ with respect to both ‘Individual’ and ‘Volumes’ of IPv6 addresses, have been listed in this section. The report houses a section wherein global distribution of IPv6 (both ‘Individual’ and ‘Volume’), featuring the top 5 economies to have adopted IPv6 and the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) to have distributed IPv6 since 2008 till 2011. Boling down to Asia Pacific National Information Registry (APNIC), which caters to the address allocation needs of Asia Pacific, details pertaining to the distribution addresses in the sub regions have been graphically illustrated. Moving along, the section features an overview of the Indian market which furnishes data such as the market share of the leading ISPs in 2011 and the current and future scenario of IPv6 market in India.

Transition and adoption costs section talks about the steps involved during the traction from IPv4 to IPv6 environment, technical explanation related to the various possible transition approaches, ideal stages of IPv6 address acquisition, adoption process & timelines, chalking out an effective IPv6 strategy and best practices during transition have been compiled, thereby serving as effective guidelines for IPv6 transition. Adding value to the guidelines, a portion explaining the impact, adoption costs incurred and security measures to be taken during transition has been furnished so as to provide readers with clear strategic insights.

IPv6 readiness section has been derived after a thorough research of the market in the country, wherein it mainly talks about the state of readiness prevailing amongst the key stakeholders of the IPv6 ecosystem. Primarily, the report talks about the readiness of major industry verticals, players operating in niche IPv6 business segment, service providers and the hardware & software vendors. The section will be particularly useful for deriving the current state of the ecosystem.

Application across industry verticals section in the report mainly highlights the key sectors with ample scope for IPV6 to gain momentum. These industry verticals have been selected on the basis of the potential opportunities they have in store for IPv6, in the ensuing years.

An analysis of the drivers and challenges highlights the prime factors aiding or hindering the growth of the market in India. The major drivers propelling the market includes IPv4 address exhaustion & evolution of IPv6 oriented technology, government initiatives, growth in mobile devices, emergence of IoT, security enhancement, cost effectiveness and increased internet usage. While the challenges identified are lack of trained professionals and low awareness levels.

Competition section has been profiled in details within the report which enables readers to get a clear picture of the current competitive scenario. The section lists the basic details of the players such as corporate information, business highlights and key members. The section also features financial analysis of key vendors which in turn provides us with the financial health of players.

The report also features strategic recommendations section which contains an analysis of the growth strategies of the IPv6 market in India. The section explains opportunity areas for some of the major stake holders in the market including vendors, content providers and consultants.

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Table of Contents for the report "IPv6 Market in India 2012" covers:

1: Executive summary
2: Internet Protocol (IP) and Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4)
3: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
4: IPv6 Evolution
5: Comparison of Major Features – IPv4 & IPv6
6: Header Format in IPv4 & IPv6
Market Overview
7-8: Major IPv6 Service Segments
9: Global Perspective – IPv6 Deployment Plan
10: Global Perspective – Priority Areas for IPv6 Deployment
11: Global IPv6 Market – Overview
12: Individual Address Allocations (IPv4 & IPv6) and Address Allocations by Volume (IPv4 (/32s) (M) & IPv6 (/32s))
13: Global IPv6 Distribution – Individual IPv6 Address Allocations Top 5 Economies (2008-2011)
14: Global IPv6 Distribution – IPv6 Address Allocations by Volumes Top 5 Economies (2008-2011)
15: Global IPv6 Distribution – Individual IPv6 Address Allocations Regional Internet Registries (2008-2010)
16: Global IPv6 Distribution – Individual IPv6 Address by Volumes Regional Internet Registries (2008-2010)
17: Global IPv6 Distribution – Individual IPv6 Address Allocations & IPv6 Address Allocations by Volume (2011) and Minimum Size – Allocation & Assignment
18: IPv6 Distribution – APNIC
19: Market Overview India
20: Unique IP Address India
21: IPv6 Current and Future Scenario India
22: Structure of IPv6 Task force India
Transition & Deployment
23-24: Transition from IPv4 to IPv6
25-26: Ideal Stages Prior to Acquiring IPv6 Address
27: IPv6 Adoption Process and Timeline
28: Defining an IPv6 Strategy
29-32: Common Elements of IPv6 Integration Plan – Best Practices
33-39: IPv6 Deployment Choices
40-44: IPv6 Pilots and Testing
45-46: IPv6 Strategic Opportunities
Impact & Adoption Costs
47: IPv6 Impact on Processes and People
48: Minimizing IPv6 Adoption Costs
49: Securing the Organization for and During Transition
IPv6 Readiness
50-51: Achieving IPv6 Readiness – Pointers
52: Readiness – Industries in India
53: Readiness – Segments
54-57: Readiness – Service Providers
58-60: Readiness – Vendors
IPv6 Application
61: IPv6 Application across Major Verticals - Summary
62: IPv6 Application across Major Verticals
63: Scope of IPv6 – Education Sector
64: Scope of IPv6 – Healthcare Sector
65: Scope of IPv6 – Power Sector
66: Scope of IPv6 – Citizen Services and E-Governance
Drivers & Challenges
66: Drivers & Challenges – Summary
67-75: Drivers
76: Challenges
77: IPv6 Competition Summary
78-85: Major Public Service Providers
86-95: Major Private Service Providers
96-122: Major Private Tech Vendors
Strategic Recommendation
123-131: Strategic Recommendations

132: Appendix
133: Glossary
134: Sources of Information

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