IPv6: the what, why and how

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In this day and age where internet connectivity is becoming more and more ubiquitous, IPv4 addresses are forseen to be exhausted by 2011.

in this webcast, we will cover
why entreprises should migrate to IPv6
what the underlying challenges for such a migration are
how Orange Business Service can support you to successfully migrate from IPv4 to IPv6

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  • IPv6: the what, why and how

    1. 1. IPv6 Asia Pacific Webinar December 2010
    2. 2. agenda <ul><li>section 1 IPv6 outlook </li></ul><ul><li>section 2 Customer challenges </li></ul><ul><li>section 3 Orange Business Services recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>section 4 Orange Business Services IPv6 strategy & offer </li></ul>
    3. 3. section 1 IPv6 outlook
    4. 4. drivers of the IPv6 adoption 1 2 3 4 Internet development operating systems & security governmental institutions plans new applications and communicating objects : Machine-to-Machine
    5. 5. IPv4 & Internet development <ul><li>IPv4@ depletion foreseen for mars2011 => 100 days left </li></ul><ul><li>the need for IP@ is growing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asian countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>57% world population </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>21.5% Internet penetration rate, (+2.1% in H1 2010,+77 M) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>China : 420 millions users, +9% in H1 2010 (source China MIIT) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increased by the number of devices (e.g. Smartphone) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet registries policy (APNIC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call for actions, encourage IPv6 deployment: APNIC “Kickstart IPv6” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>preserve latest IPv4 resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>drastically change in allocation and assignment periods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.apnic.net/ipv6 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IPv6 natural choice for Internet growth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3.4x10 38 IP@ : 5x10 28 IP@ for each of the 6.5 billions of people </li></ul></ul>www.potaroo.net by Takashi Arano, Intec NetCore
    6. 6. Operating system & security <ul><li>every major OS supports IPv6 today </li></ul><ul><li>IPv6 is on by default </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 7 / Vista / Server 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>major security concern </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IPv4 door is secured while IPv6 door might be wide open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPv4-only network may be vulnerable to IPv6 through hidden tunnels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ IPv6 is used to fly under the radar” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IPv6 control & protection will pass through its visibility and therefore integration </li></ul>
    7. 7. governmental push <ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><ul><li>China Next Generation Internet (CNGI) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese incumbent IPv6 commercial trials launch in 2012, plan to retire IPv4 by 2015 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners asking for IPv6 compatibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Telecommunications IPv6 conformance request for service provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>call for 2012 deadline on IPv6 deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>provider with strong IPv6 position </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DSL service / Video service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>services starting to be cheaper with IPv6 in specific areas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>federal agencies will move their public web services to IPv6 by September 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPv6 transition manager per agency will be nominated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>request to support IPv6 internally, and application IPv6 compatible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>request to their partners to support IPv6 to exchange </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Europe : action plan to push IPv6 adoption (may 2008) </li></ul>
    8. 8. IPv6 supports new applications internet of things <ul><li>mobility </li></ul><ul><li>always-on connectivity service </li></ul><ul><li>4G (LTE) </li></ul><ul><li>security </li></ul><ul><li>plant and assets security systems </li></ul><ul><li>environment </li></ul><ul><li>energy consumption management </li></ul><ul><li>environmental conditions information </li></ul><ul><li>disaster detection and public safety </li></ul><ul><li>transport </li></ul><ul><li>fleet management </li></ul><ul><li>goods tracking </li></ul><ul><li>proper environmental conditions </li></ul><ul><li>health </li></ul><ul><li>remote diagnosis </li></ul><ul><li>distant medical proactive monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>proactive services </li></ul><ul><li>vehicle remote monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>proactive maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>management and optimization </li></ul><ul><li>product tracking </li></ul><ul><li>plants and assets management systems </li></ul><ul><li>telemetry (remote counting) </li></ul><ul><li>home appliance </li></ul><ul><li>day-to-day devices </li></ul>in Europe : 33 millions of good vehicles 229 millions of cars IPv6 efficiently supports a growing number of services and devices
    9. 9. section 2 Customer challenges
    10. 10. is it IPv6 time for enterprises ? <ul><li>ensure business continuity & growth in the evolution </li></ul><ul><li>assess IPv6 business impacts and opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>external factors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>your customers, partners, suppliers will use IPv6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>connectivity in certain countries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>internal factors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>organization strategy (products, competition, mandate, grow expertise, M2M) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>infrastructure (security, network merge, IPv4 NAT issues, need public addresses) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>need to be prepared and have mitigation plan , even if benefits are immediately perceived </li></ul>time to define an IPv6 plan
    11. 11. IPv6 integration challenges areas <ul><li>IPv6 integration challenges varies from one organization to another </li></ul><ul><ul><li>size, IT infrastructure, in-house software, various present technologies, policies, process, future needs, etc. </li></ul></ul>involve cross functional ICT staffs interface, chassis assessments and planning training operating systems network monitoring management applications incl. in-house software security upgrade and configuration testing IPv4 / IPv6 coexistence mgt. maintenance servers firewall shared infrastructure services procurement application development IP devices software hardware process assessment resource
    12. 12. section 3 Orange Business Services recommendations
    13. 13. Orange recommendations <ul><li>define IPv6 plan </li></ul><ul><li>start integrating IPv6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>smooth and progressive approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>based on defined scope/service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>no risk to integrate IPv6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IPv4 and IPv6 coexist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>can be part of the infrastructure lifecycle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>benefits from this approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>most cost-effective approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>investments are protected </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>early introduction reduces transition costs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>grow expertise </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>target most immediate key IPv6 benefits and opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>one-off migration of the whole infrastructure to IPv6 is often not realistic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>technical and financial challenges </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. define IPv6 integration objectives <ul><li>value of the integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. ensure security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. develop Internet IPv6 facing presence (commercial or leadership) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>project goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. enhanced security with IPv6 support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. make website accessible from Internet IPv6 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>project scope </li></ul><ul><ul><li>geographically, sites type, services, elements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>time dependencies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>internal : e.g. other infrastructure projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>external : e.g. product readiness </li></ul></ul>build a project team
    15. 15. IPv6 Consultancy – “6-step” methodology <ul><li>1. Assets inventory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software / hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Technical design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Addressing plan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Security impact analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Policies, rules based, NAT… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Transition strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What, when, why, how-> business advantages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 Project team identification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource, development (internal application), training… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>6 Implementation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lab, Pilot, rollout, project management,… </li></ul></ul>IPv6 Readiness Assessment GO phase
    16. 16. Step 1 – 4 : IPv6 Readiness Assessment (Goals) <ul><li>understand the current situation </li></ul><ul><li>the effort needed to go to IPv6 </li></ul><ul><li>the advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>globally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>processes that will the most benefit from the IPv6 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>build a vision on the way to go </li></ul><ul><li>evaluation of the costs </li></ul>
    17. 17. Step 1 – 4 : IPv6 Readiness Assessment (Results) <ul><li>a clear view of the level of effort to move to IPv6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources, Hardware, Software… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>an understanding of the technical challenges </li></ul><ul><li>a technical architecture : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>addressing plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>routing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>type of addresses (ULA/GUA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>a identification of the security risks and how to mitigate them </li></ul><ul><li>a precise idea of the business advantages </li></ul><ul><li>estimation of project costs </li></ul>
    18. 18. Step 5 – 6 : Go Phase <ul><li>IPv6 will require </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical knowledge (training) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modification of processes (e.g. procurement) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>internal application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some internal applications may require changes if they manipulate IP addresses that must be included in their specific development plan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>security Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some policies and procedures to be rewritten (hardening, firewall rulebase…) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>project management plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritization (based on business benefit, risks…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource identification </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. section 4 Orange Business Services IPv6 strategy & offer
    20. 20. Orange Business Services IPv6 strategy <ul><li>we have deployed IPv6 in our IP VPN & internet services since April 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>anticipate IPv4 @ depletion </li></ul><ul><li>support and create innovative services </li></ul><ul><li>leader in Machine-to-Machine </li></ul><ul><li>share IPv6 opportunities and challenges with customers </li></ul><ul><li>promote wider deployment and use of IPv6 </li></ul><ul><li>stimulate the global innovation environment </li></ul>
    21. 21. IPv6 Orange Business Services offer <ul><li>flexible and without additional equipments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>native IPv6 implemented in our backbones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dual stack IPv4 / IPv6 WAN interface for a smooth transition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>identical IPv4 / IPv6 IPVPN service (same CoS) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>designed to facilitate the introduction of IPv6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>site-by-site subscription </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sites can be IPv4 or dual stack IPv4 / IPv6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LAN-by-LAN configuration inside a site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LAN interfaces can be: dual stack IPv4/IPv6, IPv4, IPv6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>existing IPv4 VPN remains unchanged </li></ul></ul>May 2009: IPv6 option on IP VPN product launch 1 st global provider on the global managed IP VPN market September 2009 : IPv6 option in Internet in France
    22. 22. availability and next steps <ul><li>roadmap and next steps (2011-2012) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>international Internet product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>access types to ADSL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>move towards full IPv6 industrialization and generalization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>availability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IP VPN product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>worldwide availability (+ 130 countries) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet in France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on Cisco Orange Business Services managed routers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>leased line, SDSL, ethernet access </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. more than 15 years of IPv6 experience <ul><li>1994 : member of IETF workgroups </li></ul><ul><li>2002 : deployment of a native IPv6 international commercial network “OpenTransitv6” (Asia, US, Europe) </li></ul><ul><li>2004 : first managed IPv6 customer network </li></ul><ul><li>2008 : Orange IPv6 program launch </li></ul><ul><li>2009 : IPv6 IP VPN launch. </li></ul><ul><li>2010 : IPv6 consulting launch </li></ul>
    24. 24. thank you! please visit www.ipv6.orange-business.com with IPv6 or IPv4
    25. 25. Questions?

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