MEF 12.1.1 Network Architecture Framework Part 2: External Interface Extensions

2011 Oct

Product Portfolio: Carrier Ethernet | Standard Type: Superseded Standards

Summary:

This Amendment to MEF 12.1 specifies models in support of External Interface extensions for the Ethernet Service Layer Architecture.


This Amendment to MEF 12.1 specifies models in support of External Interface extensions for the Ethernet Service Layer Architecture. The amendment provides the following new material for Section 9 of MEF12.1:

1. topological and functional models in support of the UNI Tunnel Access (UTA) based services (see MEF 28),

2. ETH layer architecture concepts in support of Network Interface Devices’ (NID) based services. The amendment also provides required updates to the Terminology (Section 2), Scope (Section 3) and Reference (Section 10) sections. Technical updates to other aspects of MEF 12.1 are outside the scope of this document.


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