Service Function Chaining (SFC) General Use Cases

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Authors Will LIU  , Hongyu Li  , Oliver Huang  , Mohamed Boucadair  , Nicolai Leymann  , Fu Qiao  , Qiong Sun  , Chuong Pham  , Changcheng Huang  , Jiafeng Zhu  , Peng He 
Last updated 2015-03-23 (latest revision 2014-09-17)
Replaces draft-liu-service-chaining-use-cases
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The delivery of value-added services relies on the invocation of advanced Service Functions in a sequential order. This mechanism is called Service Function Chaining (SFC). The set of involved Service Functions and their order depends on the service context and other deployment-specific considerations. Having a single use case document eases the effort of deriving requirements that are to be met by SFC solution(s). Moreover, it allows to identify commonalities between the various use cases that are of interest. This document presents a set of general use cases of Service Function Chaining (SFC).


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