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Network Slices for Vertical Industries

Casetti, Claudio and Chiasserini, Carla Fabiana and Deiss, Thomas and Frangoudis, Pantelis A. and Ksentini, Adlen and Landi, Giada and Li, Xi and Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep and Molner, Nuria (2018) Network Slices for Vertical Industries. In: Workshop on Control and Management of Vertical Slicing including the Edge and Fog Systems (COMPASS), in conjunction with IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Workshops (WCNCW 2018), 15 April 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

Network Slicing allows to simultaneously support the specific needs of vertical industries with a diverse range of networking and computing requirements. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has been defined to deploy multiple network services on a common infrastructure. We extend the NFV concept to vertical services, i.e. services implemented on top of network services and providing the applications of the verticals. We present a component of the 5G-Transformer system, named vertical slicer, which acts as the interface to verticals. The vertical slicer has two main functionalities: allowing verticals to define vertical services based on a set of service blueprints and arbitrating among several vertical services in case of resource shortage.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Papers (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Network Slicing, Vertical Service, Arbitration.
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Nuria Molner
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 13:16
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2018 13:16
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/1786

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