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Join a better-together ecosystem of network, cloud, and technology providers working together to accelerate enterprise digital transformation.

Accelerating Digital Transformation

MEF is a global industry association of network, cloud, and technology providers working together to accelerate enterprise digital transformation through a better-together ecosystem. Together, we enable dynamic, trusted, and certified services that empower enterprises to embrace their own digital transformation and grow their business.

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As a MEF member, you are In the Industry.
Our community represents the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) industry. By becoming a member of MEF, you join over 200 leading global organizations, collaborating to address the industry’s business challenges to empower enterprise digital transformation. A membership in MEF brings your organization even closer to the heart of the network service industry and demonstrates that you are not just a part of the community but truly In the Industry.

Global NaaS Event

Where digital transformation leaders converge to accelerate secure Network-as-a-Service offerings.

2–4 October 2023 | Dallas, Texas

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MEF’s Areas of Focus

MEF’s work focuses on four key areas, encompassed within what we call our MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework. Our MEF 3.0 brand represents our Standards for defining, delivering, and certifying assured digital services, orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated networks.


Standardized and assured connectivity and digital Services that can be bought, sold, operated and implemented programmatically.


MEF Service Standards


Automated using standards-based APIs operating as part of our Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) architecture.




Supported by a broad Community of industry stakeholders and open source projects.


with the MEF Community


Certified for maximum agility and integrity.


with MEF

State of the Industry Report

Automating Business Functions Between Service Providers

Gain invaluable insight into the industry's transition towards a fully automated and dynamic service delivery ecosystem from one of the industry’s most comprehensive research efforts to date on service automation.

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MEF’s Edge VIEW Blog

Innovation begins with ideas. MEF is an innovation engine, bringing together passionate subject-matter experts from across the ecosystem to innovate and solve industry challenges and develop new opportunities. MEF’s Edge VIEW blog provides a forum for the broader community to share ideas, research, and opinions to spark interest and debate.

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In the Spotlight

Annual Members Meeting

Join MEF in Montréal on 17-20 July to conduct business, expand partnerships, and collaborate around industry topics.

SD-WAN & SASE. Simplified.

Reduce complexities and eliminate market confusion.

MEF LSO Marketplace

Easy access to the latest LSO APIs and resources

Be In the Industry—Take your place at the heart of the ICT community.

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