SFC Use Cases on Recursive Services
draft-huang-sfc-use-case-recursive-service-01

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Authors Changcheng Huang  , Jiafeng Zhu  , Peng He 
Last updated 2015-07-20 (latest revision 2015-01-13)
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Abstract

Service function chaining (SFC) provides various services that can be tailored to different requirements from diversified user groups, where each user group forms a collective client that requires similar service. SFC is typically deployed as a service overlay with its own service topology on top of existing network topology. This kind of virtualized structure naturally enables recursive service relationship where a client may become a service provider and resell SFC services to its own user groups. Alternatively, a client may also choose to ask its service provider to provide a structured service for its user groups. This document describes some exemplary use cases that show the usage of recursive (e.g. nested) or structured service function chaining relationship.

Authors

Changcheng Huang (huang@sce.carleton.ca)
Jiafeng Zhu (jiafeng.zhu@huawei.com)
Peng He (phe@ciena.com)

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