Network Slicing Architecture

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Authors Liang Geng  , Jie Dong  , Stewart Bryant  , Kiran Makhijani  , Alex Galis  , Xavier de Foy  , Slawomir Kuklinski 
Last updated 2018-01-04 (latest revision 2017-07-03)
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This document defines the overall architecture of network slicing. Based on the general architecture, basic concepts of network slicing and examples of network slicing instances are introduced for clarification purposes. Some architectural considerations about the data plane, control plane, management and orchestration of network slicing are described to give a general view of network slicing implementation principles.


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