For the purposes of the present document, the terms and definitions given in TR 21.905
and the following apply. A term defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same term, if any, in TR 21.905
Application software resident in the UE performing the client function.
Application software resident in the cloud performing the server function.
Edge Application Server:
An Application Server resident in the Edge Hosting Environment.
An Edge Application Server or Application Client which is aware of Edge Data Network, and can leverage the Edge Computing capabilities.
Edge Computing Service Provider:
A concept, as described in TS 23.501
, that enables operator and 3rd party services to be hosted close to the UE's access point of attachment, to achieve an efficient service delivery through the reduced end-to-end latency and load on the transport network.
A mobile network operator or a trusted 3rd party service provider offering Edge Computing service.
Edge Data Network:
Local Data Network that supports distributed deployment of Edge Hosting Environments.
Edge Enabler Client:
A functional entity resident in the UE providing services for the Application Clients.
Edge Enabler Server:
A functional entity resident in the Edge Hosting Environment providing services for the Edge Application Servers and Edge Enabler Clients
Edge Hosting Environment:
An environment providing support required for Edge Application Server's execution.
Local Data Network:
A data network access point geographically close to a UE's point of attachment.
For the purposes of the present document, the following terms and definitions given in TS 23.501
Local Area Data Network
For the purposes of the present document, the following terms and definitions given in TS 23.503
Operating System (OS)
Operating System Identifier (OSId)
OS specific Application Identifier (OSAppId)
For the purposes of the present document, the abbreviations given in TR 21.905
and the following apply.
An abbreviation defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same abbreviation, if any, in TR 21.905
5G Core Network
Anonymous Customer Reference
Authentication and Key Agreement
Access and Mobility Management Function
Application Programming Interface
Access Point Name
Application Service Provider
Authentication Server Function
Common API Framework
DN Access Identifier
Data Network Name
Domain Name System
Evolved Universal Terrestrial Access Network
Edge Application Server
Edge Computing Service Provider
Edge Data Network
Edge Data Network Configuration Server
Edge Enabler Client
Edge Enabler Server
Evolved Packet Core
European Telecommunications Standard Institute
Fully Qualified Domain Name
Global Positioning System
Generic Public Subscription Identifier
Industry Specification Group
Key Performance Indicators
Local Area Data Network
Mobile Network Operator
Network Address Translation
Network Exposure Function
Network Data Analytics Function
Operations Support System
Policy Control Function
Protocol Data Unit
Packet Data Network
Public Land Mobile Network
Quality of Service
Service Capability Exposure Function
Session Description Protocol
Subscriber Identity Module
Service Level Agreement
Single Network Slice Selection Assistance Information
Service Set Identifier
Tracking Area Identity
Unified Data Management
User Plane Function
Uniform Resource Identifier
UE Route Selection Policy
Virtualized Infrastructure Manager