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Network service orchestration standardization: a technology survey

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Network service orchestration standardization : a technology survey. / Rotsos, Charalampos; King, Daniel; Farshad, Arsham; Bird, Jamie; Fawcett, Lyndon; Georgalas, Nektarios; Gunkel, Matthias ; Shiomoto, Kohei; Wang, Aijun; Mauthe, Andreas Ulrich; Race, Nicholas John Paul; Hutchison, David.

In: Computer Standards and Interfaces, Vol. 54, No. 4, 11.2017, p. 203-215.

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Rotsos, Charalampos ; King, Daniel ; Farshad, Arsham ; Bird, Jamie ; Fawcett, Lyndon ; Georgalas, Nektarios ; Gunkel, Matthias ; Shiomoto, Kohei ; Wang, Aijun ; Mauthe, Andreas Ulrich ; Race, Nicholas John Paul ; Hutchison, David. / Network service orchestration standardization : a technology survey. In: Computer Standards and Interfaces. 2017 ; Vol. 54, No. 4. pp. 203-215.

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abstract = "Network services underpin operator revenues, and value-added services provide income beyond core (voice and data) infrastructure capability. Today, operators face multiple challenges: a need to innovate and offer a wider choice of value-added services, whilst increasing network scale, bandwidth and flexibility. They must also reduce operational costs, and deploy services far faster - in minutes rather than days or weeks.In the recent years, the network community, motivated by the aforementioned challenges, has developed production network architectures and seeded technologies, like Software Defined Networking, Application-based Network Operations and Network Function Virtualization. These technologies enhance the highly desired properties for elasticity, agility and cost-effectiveness in the operator environment. A key requirement to fully exploit the benefits of these new architectures and technologies is a fundamental shift in management and control of resources, and the ability to orchestrate the network infrastructure: coordinate the instantiation of high-level network services across different technological domains and automate service deployment and re-optimization.This paper surveys existing standardization efforts for the orchestration - automation, coordination, and management - of complex set of network and function resources (both physical and virtual), and highlights the various enabling technologies, strengthsand weaknesses, adoption challenges for operators, and areas where further research is required.",
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