The adoption of IP VPN and Network Convergence is growing within the government sector. Based on In-Stat’s 2007 Business IP Communications survey, which included 89 IT professionals from the US government sector, this paper provides insight into:-Current and near-term IP VPN deployment types.
-What users consider the most important factors when selecting an IP VPN solution.
-Current and near-term adoption trends for network convergence of voice, video, and data.
-Factors driving the adoption of network convergence.
-Current and near-term adoption trends of QoS/CoS for voice, video, and data.
IP VPN Adoption Continues to Grow
IPSec is Slowing as MPLS Shows Steady Growth
Network Security is of High Significance in Government Sector
Convergence is Happening for all Three Services
Cost Savings are Important in Convergence
Video Services Will Drive QoS/CoS Use Over the Next 18 Months
List of Figures
Figure 1. IP VPN Deployments—Current and Planned
Figure 2. IP VPN by Technology Type
Figure 3. Most Important Factors in Selecting IP VPN Solutions
Figure 4. Network Convergence—Current and Planned
Figure 5. Most Important Factors Driving Network Convergence
Figure 6. Implementation of QoS/CoS—Current and Planned