IPv6 deployment observatory report

Fabrice Clari, Franck Le Gall, Maarten Botterman, IPv6 deployment observatory report, EU Study SMART 2011/0059, January 2014

This report deals with results obtained during the study timeframe, starting with the detailed methodology used to reach the objectives. The methodology description includes (non exhaustive list) indicators definition to monitor IPv6 deployment, existing data sources used to get data and custom tools built specifically for the study. It also provides a description of the method used to measure the IPv6 penetration in websites and presents the survey conducted during the study. Then the third section presents IPv6 deployment trends through the use of data collected through custom tools or collected elsewhere, highlights side-effects that arise and ends with perspectives and conclusions. Finally, the latest section focuses on recommendations for the European Commission to foster to deployment of IPv6 at the European level.