Network Slicing - Introductory Document and Revised Problem Statement

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Authors Alex Galis  , Jie Dong  , Kiran Makhijani  , Stewart Bryant  , Mohamed Boucadair  , Pedro Martinez-Julia 
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This document introduces Network Slicing problems and the motivation for new work areas. It represents an initial revision of the Network Slicing problem statement derived from the analysis of the technical gaps in IETF protocols ecosystem. It complements and brings together the silo efforts being carried out in several other IETF working groups to achieve certain aspects of Network Slicing functions and operations.


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