2 IPv4 Address Space Exhaustion Predictors IPv4 Address Space Report 28 October 2004 ( supported by APNIC)IPv4 Address Space Exhaustion PredictorsComplete Exhaustion of all available IPv4 Address SpaceJuly 2040Exhaustion of the IPv4 Unallocated Address PoolOctober 2018
4 Etisalat IPv6 Project Overview Build scalable nation-wide IPv6 native test network.Ensure IPv6 standards compliance for Etisalat current and future systems.Establish test environment to evaluate the compliance of hardware and software with IPv6 standardsWork towards exposure of the IPv6 standards within Universities, Colleges and Research Centers in UAE.
5 Etisalat IPv6 Deployment Strategy IPv6 over IPv4 TunnelsIPv6 over dedicated data linksIPv6 Using Dual Stack
7 Etisalat IPv6 Project Milestones Due DateStatusForm Etisalat IPv6 Task Force after the Global IPv6 Summit held in Dubai. (February 2001)May, 2001CompletedIPv6 with 6Bone (via SPRINTv6)Oct, 2001Obtain Global Unicast IPv6 Addresses from (RIPE NCC)Building Etisalat Basic IPv6 basic network infrastructureFeb, 2002(BGP+) Peering with ISPs.June,2002Testing in Etisalat LabsMar, 2003In Progress123456
8 Etisalat IPv6 Project Milestones Due DateStatusIPv6 Systems Infrastructure. (DNS,WEB)July, 2003Completed, Lab.ipv6.ae Publishing.Oct, 2003Verifying networks and services elements IPv6 support.May, 2004Testing with regional ISPs and with EMIX Customers.N/AIn ProgressNative IPv6 Peering at EMIX/NY6IXQ1, 2005IPv6 in Production789101112
9 IPv6 Project TimelineQ1Q2Q3Q42001Q1Q2Q3Q42002Q1Q2Q3Q42003Q1Q2Q3Q42004Q1Q2Q3Q42005Q1Q2Q3Q42006Q1Q2Q3Q42007Q1Q2Q3Q42008Early Lab testingPeering/Testing with IPv6 Over IPv4 TunnelsNative IPv6 PeeringIPv6 Networks BackboneIPv6 Application testingIPv6 Services
10 Emirates Internet Exchange (EMIX) www.emix.ae EMIX is the first Network Access Point (NAP), private or public, established (1998) in the GCC, Middle East and one of the first NAPs in the African and Asian regions, built on multiples of STM-1 Fibre Optic Cables.15 STM-1 linksFrom two cable providers in the region Flag and SMW-3.Distributed between eastern side and western side of the world.