MEF / Metro Ethernet Forum stories
Microsoft joins MEF to support universal SD-WAN & SASE standards
Microsoft commits to a vision of collaboration that will help to expand SD-WAN and SASE standards.
MEF grants 3.0 SD-WAN certification to Fortinet
MEF has recently certified Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN offering as being able to support MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services.
MEF board of directors appoints new member
"I look forward to partnering with global service providers and technology vendors to progress the journey to automated, virtualised, and interconnected networks.”
CenturyLink, PLDT, Colt amongst MEF 2019 Award winners
“MEF is pleased to congratulate this year’s award winners for their outstanding work in driving industry transformation,” comments MEF president Nan Chen.
MEF launches new certification pilot for inter-provider service automation
“More than 50 service providers around the world have voiced support for the development and adoption of LSO Sonata APIs."
MEF's final draft SD-WAN service standard is publicly available
Standardisation will enable a wide range of ecosystem stakeholders to use the same terminology.
MEF announces significant progress in its MEF 3.0 project
Today MEF published new Ethernet and IP specifications, progressing Layer 1 projects and the first multi-vendor SD-WAN implementation project.
Channel giants get behind MEF's global networking event
Taking place in Los Angeles, California, the event will bring together over 1000 senior level professionals from over 275 companies around the world.
Fujitsu, PCCW Global, China Telecom...MEF announces new Board of Directors
Re-elected Board members include Eric Puetz from AT&T Labs, Sahar Steiff from PCCW Global and Ralph Sanitoro from Fujitsu.
IN PICS: MEF16 Baltimore - Day 2
"Thank you to everybody and congratulations to all of the finalists. They've all done a fantastic job."
The hyper-connected world, change & automation at MEF16
"But our work is never going to be done as we continue to adapt to these changes."
Industry collaboration is critical, PCCW Global CEO says
“The nature of the way we do our business has to really undergo some structural change.”
IN PICS: MEF16 Baltimore - Day 1
Attendees are in for a jam packed schedule throughout the week, with the opening networking reception currently happening.
MEF16 LSO Hackathon revisited
"This is exactly the type of collaboration we need to drive the industry forward."
Winners of the MEF 2015 Excellence Awards
The GEN15 event brought together nearly 125 expert speakers to fuel discussions on the future of agile, assured and orchestrated services.
Huawei achieves high-speed connection milestone
"Huawei's achievement demonstrates its ability to deliver higher bandwidth and network capacity to meet the growing demand for dynamic services."
The virtuous cycle: The cloud drives innovation
The reach of the cloud is unprecedented in technological innovation. Service providers are seeing new business in a number of ways.
It's time carriers embrace opportunities from the Cloud
As enterprises embrace the cloud, carriers have an incredible opportunity to assist with migration, layer on orchestration, and differentiate services
Lifecycle Service Orchestration ramps up in APAC
It’s time for the provisioning of 21st-century data services to enter, well, the 21st century. That’s starting to happen, for one in the APAC market.
New global industry association to solve Cloud service provider friction
A new global industry association was launched earlier this year to tackle a whole pile of inter-operability issues between cloud service providers.
10th anniversary approaches for MEF
Predictions suggest Carrier Ethernet market will continue to grow.