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MEF’s Edge VIEW Blog

MEF’s blog brings together passionate subject-matter experts from across the ecosystem to innovate and solve industry challenges and develop new opportunities—providing a forum for the broader community to share ideas, research, and opinions to spark interest and debate.


SD-WAN and 5G with Network Slicing: Highlights from MEF 3.0 PoC Showcase 2021

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AT&T, Ericsson, and VMware joined together to explore how AT&T SD-WAN, with VMware and 5G, can utilize a powerful hosted gateway and scalable architecture coupled with Ericsson’s multi-environment deployment capable dynamic orchestration platform. Vinayak Mohite discusses the benefits of combining SD-WAN and 5G and how they enhance the network experience.

Empowering the Ubiquitous Edge: Highlights from MEF 3.0 PoC Showcase 2021

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As network and security boundaries morph, and converge into a single managed SASE Service offering from the cloud, AT&T, Cisco, and Ericsson, collaborate to address the challenges by utilizing a combination of AT&T’s network infrastructure, Cisco’s SD-WAN and security solutions, and Ericsson’s vendor agnostic orchestration platform in this pivotal use case.

Cable Operators & the Move Toward Edge Computing

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David Strauss, of the company, Broadband Success Partners, highlights a recent research study involving 24 executives from 11 MSOs who shared their views on edge computing, including company-related drivers, opportunities, and challenges.

Billing at Warpspeed using DLT-based Smart Bilaterals

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MEF’s Smart Bilaterals promise major advances in cryptography, messaging, and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) that make it possible to deliver secure and private synchronization of systems of record between telecoms that is cost-effective, dynamic, and automated—by establishing a DLT-based shared ledger.

MEF: End-to-End Slicing for 5G and Beyond

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MEF President Nan Chen describes how new work to standardize end-to-end networking slices/services – with performance objectives – will help service providers provide a high-quality end user experience and better monetize 5G.