Liaison statement
Ethernet Services Using BGP MPLS Based Ethernet VPNs (EVPN) (WT-350) to IETF Routing Area Directors

State Posted
Posted Date 2015-05-15
From Group BROADBAND-FORUM
From Contact David Sinicrope
To Group RTG
To Contacts Alia Atlas
Alvaro Retana
Deborah Brungard
CcThe IETF Chair
David Sinicrope
Purpose For comment
Deadline 2015-06-01 Action Needed
Attachments Ethernet Services Using BGP MPLS Based Ethernet VPNs (EVPN) (WT-350) to IETF Routing Area Directors
Body
We are pleased to report that the Broadband Forum has completed the first
version of WT-350 (Ethernet Services Using BGP MPLS Based Ethernet VPNs
(EVPN)). The first version includes Carrier Ethernet E-LAN service type using
BGP MPLS EVPNs.

This document provides technical architecture and equipment requirements
needed to implement Ethernet services using BGP MPLS based Ethernet VPNs
(EVPN) in IP/MPLS networks.

We are pleased to report that the Broadband Forum has completed the first
version of WT-350 (Ethernet Services Using BGP MPLS Based Ethernet VPNs
(EVPN)). The first version includes Carrier Ethernet E-LAN service type using
BGP MPLS EVPNs. This document provides technical architecture and equipment
requirements needed to implement Ethernet services using BGP MPLS based
Ethernet VPNs (EVPN) in IP/MPLS networks.The BBF welcomes your input on this
draft of the document and have attached a copy for your review and comment.
The document is currently in straw ballot phase (similar to IETF WG last call)
and the straw ballot comments will be reviewed and resolved the second week of
June during the BBF Q2 meeting. We look forward to receiving your input by the
first week of June 2015 to be considered for incorporation.

We anticipate publishing this document by the end of Q3 2015.

We want to express our appreciation for your consideration of this document.

Sincerely,
Michael Fargano,
Broadband Forum Technical Committee Chair