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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.


How is SD-WAN Driving Enterprise WAN Transformation?

How is SD-WAN Driving Enterprise WAN Transformation?

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Faster deployment of branch sites, cost savings from using private and public networks, optimized cloud connectivity, and application-aware routing—Software-Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) continue to attract the attention of enterprises eager to leverage their business benefits.

SD-WAN is Reshaping the Enterprise Network

SD-WAN is Reshaping the Enterprise Network

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TeleGeography’s 2018 WAN Manager Survey queried network infrastructure managers at 60 mostly multinational enterprises. The results? For many enterprise WAN managers, adopting SD-WAN is a question of ‘when’ not ‘if.’

Telcos, the API Economy and Blockchain

Telcos, the API Economy and Blockchain

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Business-to-business automation requires the capability of potential partners to seamlessly deliver a network service, based on their reputation and past history. Technologies like blockchain, coupled with LSO standard APIs, create powerful opportunities to enhance these capabilities.

Service Providers’ Move to Network Automation

Service Providers’ Move to Network Automation

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We spoke with 25 cable executives from Network Engineering, IT, Operations, and Business Services, across a dozen Tier-1 and Tier-2 operators to understand what is driving their network automation strategies and the resulting implications for network automation in the cable industry.