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Microsoft joins MEF to support universal SD-WAN & SASE standards
Thu 29 Oct 2020
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Microsoft commits to a vision of collaboration that will help to expand SD-WAN and SASE standards.
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MEF grants 3.0 SD-WAN certification to Fortinet
Mon 22 Jun 2020
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MEF has recently certified Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN offering as being able to support MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services.
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MEF board of directors appoints new member
Wed 22 Jan 2020
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"I look forward to partnering with global service providers and technology vendors to progress the journey to automated, virtualised, and interconnected networks.”
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CenturyLink, PLDT, Colt amongst MEF 2019 Award winners
Fri 22 Nov 2019
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“MEF is pleased to congratulate this year’s award winners for their outstanding work in driving industry transformation,” comments MEF president Nan Chen.
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MEF launches new certification pilot for inter-provider service automation
Tue 25 Jun 2019
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network infrastructure
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“More than 50 service providers around the world have voiced support for the development and adoption of LSO Sonata APIs."
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MEF's final draft SD-WAN service standard is publicly available
Wed 29 May 2019
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Standardisation will enable a wide range of ecosystem stakeholders to use the same terminology.
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MEF announces significant progress in its MEF 3.0 project
Sat 2 Jun 2018
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smartphones
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virtualisation
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network infrastructure
Today MEF published new Ethernet and IP specifications, progressing Layer 1 projects and the first multi-vendor SD-WAN implementation project.
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Channel giants get behind MEF's global networking event
Mon 12 Mar 2018
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managed services
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Taking place in Los Angeles, California, the event will bring together over 1000 senior level professionals from over 275 companies around the world.
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Fujitsu, PCCW Global, China Telecom...MEF announces new Board of Directors
Mon 31 Jul 2017
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Re-elected Board members include Eric Puetz from AT&T Labs, Sahar Steiff from PCCW Global and Ralph Sanitoro from Fujitsu.
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IN PICS: MEF16 Baltimore - Day 2
Wed 9 Nov 2016
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"Thank you to everybody and congratulations to all of the finalists. They've all done a fantastic job."
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The hyper-connected world, change & automation at MEF16
Wed 9 Nov 2016
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"But our work is never going to be done as we continue to adapt to these changes."
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Industry collaboration is critical, PCCW Global CEO says
Wed 9 Nov 2016
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“The nature of the way we do our business has to really undergo some structural change.”
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IN PICS: MEF16 Baltimore - Day 1
Tue 8 Nov 2016
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Attendees are in for a jam packed schedule throughout the week, with the opening networking reception currently happening.
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MEF16 LSO Hackathon revisited
Tue 28 Jun 2016
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"This is exactly the type of collaboration we need to drive the industry forward."
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Winners of the MEF 2015 Excellence Awards
Thu 3 Dec 2015
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The GEN15 event brought together nearly 125 expert speakers to fuel discussions on the future of agile, assured and orchestrated services.
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Huawei achieves high-speed connection milestone
Tue 1 Dec 2015
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cloud
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"Huawei's achievement demonstrates its ability to deliver higher bandwidth and network capacity to meet the growing demand for dynamic services."
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The virtuous cycle: The cloud drives innovation
Fri 25 Sep 2015
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cloud
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The reach of the cloud is unprecedented in technological innovation. Service providers are seeing new business in a number of ways.
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It's time carriers embrace opportunities from the Cloud
Mon 10 Aug 2015
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cloud
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As enterprises embrace the cloud, carriers have an incredible opportunity to assist with migration, layer on orchestration, and differentiate services
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Lifecycle Service Orchestration ramps up in APAC
Thu 23 Jul 2015
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data centre operators
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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.
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New global industry association to solve Cloud service provider friction
Thu 21 Nov 2013
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cloud
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A new global industry association was launched earlier this year to tackle a whole pile of inter-operability issues between cloud service providers.
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10th anniversary approaches for MEF
Mon 27 Jun 2011
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Predictions suggest Carrier Ethernet market will continue to grow.
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