Guidance to SDO's and the Wider Industry

End to End Architecture Framework

Work Stream Leads

Adrian Neal, Vodafone

Steve Tsang Kwong U, Orange

Objective

Develop a high level architectural framework with building blocks to guide a possible new 5G architecture plus  NSM & Orchestration. Major items to be considered: Mobile access, fixed access, edge core, core NW, control plane, user plane, SGiLAN, slices, etc.

 

End-to-End Architecture

Work Stream Leads

Steve Tsang Kwong U, Orange

Sebastian Thalanany, US Cellular

Objectives

  • Provides E2E architecture guidelines by refining architecture principles from the NGMN 5G White Paper
  • Additional items for consideration:

    • Connectivity transparency
    • Network capabilities/information valorization
    • Broadcast/Broadband convergence
    • SON, SDN, FMC
    • Cost effective dense deployments

 

 

Network Management & Orchestration

Work Stream Leads

Klaus Martiny, Deutsche Telekom

Vladimir Yanover, Cisco

Objectives

  • Provide key requirements and high level architecture of network and service management and orchestration for 5G
  • Comprehensive view on the new needs for network and service management concepts and requirements raising from infrastructure evolution to 5G as well as from vast amount of new different service scenarios/possibilities enabled by new 5G technologies
  • Active interaction and co-operation with relevant industry foras and standardization activities is studied and established searching specifically gaps relevant to be taken into account for 5G evolution

 

 

5G Security

Work Stream Leads

Remy Harel, Orange

Steve Babbage, Vodafone

Objectives

  • Guide SDO's and Industry Organizations with regards to standardization and implementation of security features in 5G
  • Objectives based on the security topics mentioned in the NGMN 5G White Paper, but also further expanding the topic
  • NGMN Security work stream to cover among others the security of the radio architecture, virtualisation, privacy, availability, and security aspects of IoT