IETF Definition of Transport Slice

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for teas WG)
Authors Reza Rokui  , Shunsuke Homma  , Kiran Makhijani  , Luis Contreras  , Jeff Tantsura 
Last updated 2020-09-09
Replaced by draft-nsdt-teas-ietf-network-slice-definition
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document describes the definition of a slice in the transport networks and its characteristics. The purpose here is to bring clarity and a common understanding of the transport slice concept and describe related terms and their meaning. It explains how transport slices can be used in combination with end to end network slices, or independently.


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Shunsuke Homma (
Kiran Makhijani (
Luis Contreras (
Jeff Tantsura (

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