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2019-POC-Awards

Overview

MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Submission Portal

This portal is used to submit proposals by service providers, technology vendors, and enterprises for participation in a MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept at MEF19. More details on sponsoring, submission requirements and costs are located on the Sixth Annual MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcase at MEF19 page.

Signup or login below to begin your submission. Note that you will need to have the MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Participation Agreement (PoCPA) for MEF19 signed before your proposal can be approved. If you don't have the PoCPA document please click here.

For any questions about the PoC Showcase, please contact Tom Dickson, MEF, tom@mef.net.

Submission Timeline

Important Dates

DateMilestone
Feb 12 MEF 3.0 PoC Submission Portal Open
Mar 1 Subject/Title and Initial Participant List Submitted
May 15 Detailed Submission
Jul 12 Final Submission & Acceptance of Terms & Conditions
Aug 23 PoC Selections Announced
Sep 13 Final Signage Approval Deadline
Oct 11 Press and Analyst Briefing Submission Deadline
Nov 18 Proof of Concept Setup & Show Begins!
Nov 20 Proof of Concept Awards in Networking Hall

Judging Criteria

Judging Criteria

The MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Awards at MEF19 are judged on the following criteria:

Innovation

  • Preview of the future of global networking
  • Automated end-to-end delivery across two or more administrative domains
  • Seamless orchestration of multiple domain technologies
  • End to end support for specific applications (e.g. Voice, Video, Augmented Reality; IoT)

Quality of Showcase

  • Originality in demonstrating concepts
  • Interaction with MEF19 attendees
  • Documentation of the showcase

Validated Use Cases and Business Requirements

  • Demonstration of use cases described by service providers and enterprises
  • Completeness of business requirements stated by service providers and enterprises

Alignment with Standardization and Open Source Work

  • Use of published MEF specs
  • Use of draft MEF specs from MEF Committees (Services, LSO, Applications)
  • Use of LSO SDKs
  • Use of published non-MEF standards
  • Reuse of Open Source code
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