The present document studies the potential use cases, requirements, and solutions for the management of edge computing architecture and requirement defined by TS 23.558 and TS 23.501. The document provides conclusions and recommendations on the next steps in the standardization.
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For the purposes of the present document, the terms 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.
In addition of the following, definition defined in , , and  shall apply.
ECSP Management System:
A 3GPP Management System belonging to a mobile network operator or a 3rd party service provider providing management of edge computing services.
PLMN Management System:
A 3GPP Management System belonging to a mobile network operator supporting management of edge computing services.
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.