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Service Function Chaining Use Cases for Network Security

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Eric Wang , Kent Leung , Jeremy Felix , Jay Iyer , Pradeep Patel
Last updated 2017-12-30 (Latest revision 2017-06-28)
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Enterprise networks deploy a variety of security devices to protect the network, hosts and endpoints. Network security devices, both hardware and virtual, operate at all OSI layers with scanning and analysis capabilities for application content. Multiple specific devices are often deployed together for breadth and depth of defense. This document describes use cases of Service Function Chaining (SFC) when deploying network security devices in the manner described above and also puts forth requirements for their effective operation.


Eric Wang
Kent Leung
Jeremy Felix
Jay Iyer
Pradeep Patel

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