Requirements for Abstraction and Control of TE Networks
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TEAS Working Group                                   Young Lee (Editor)
                                                            Dhruv Dhody
Internet Draft                                                   Huawei

Intended status: Informational                           Sergio Belotti
                                                                  Nokia
Expires: April 10, 2018
                                                       Khuzema Pithewan
                                                               Infinera

                                                     Daniele Ceccarelli
                                                               Ericsson

                                                        Takuya Miyasaka
                                                                   KDDI

                                                         Jong Yoon Shin
                                                                    SKT

                                                         Kwang-koog Lee
                                                                     KT

                                                       October 11, 2017

        Requirements for Abstraction and Control of TE Networks

                 draft-ietf-teas-actn-requirements-06.txt

Abstract

   This document provides a set of requirements for abstraction and
   control of Traffic Engineering networks to facilitate virtual
   network operation via the creation of a single virtualized network
   or a seamless service. This supports operators in viewing and
   controlling different domains (at any dimension: applied technology,
   administrative zones, or vendor-specific technology islands) as a
   single virtualized network.

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Table of Contents

   1. Introduction...................................................3
   2. High-level ACTN requirements...................................4
      2.1. Service-Specific Requirements.............................4
      2.2. Network-Related Requirements..............................7
   3. References.....................................................9
      3.1. Normative References......................................9
      3.2. Informative References....................................9
   4. Contributors..................................................10
   Authors' Addresses...............................................11

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1. Introduction

   This document provides a set of requirements for Abstraction and
   Control of Traffic Engineering (TE) Networks (ACTN) identified in
   various use-cases specified by the operators. [ACTN-frame] defines
   the base reference architecture and terminology.

   ACTN refers to the set of virtual network service operations needed
   to orchestrate, control and manage large-scale multi-domain TE
   networks so as to facilitate network programmability, automation,
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