MEF has enhanced its service, technology, and professional certification programs to accelerate availability and adoption of MEF 3.0 solutions and ensure competitiveness now and in the future.
MEF 3.0 certification enables communication service and technology providers to validate that their solutions comply with the highest industry standards for performance, assurance, and agility. Certification also facilitates the creation of federated networks by streamlining inter-provider interconnection with a common understanding of well-defined service attributes and orchestration processes.
MEF 3.0 certification currently is available for the full suite of orchestration-ready MEF 3.0 CE services and the technologies used to support them.
MEF is on track to release new pilot MEF 3.0 SD-WAN service and LSO Sonata orchestrated service certification programs in 2019.
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MEF offers the industry's only vendor-neutral Professional Certification program that recognizes the technical skills required to support successful transformation to dynamic and assured services orchestrated across automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks.
MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (MEF-CECP): Identifies the industry's leading Carrier Ethernet professionals by validating knowledge, skills, and abilities in service specifications and definitions. Today, there are more than 6,000 MEF-CECPs employed by 440+ companies in 85 countries.
MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional (MEF-SDN/NFV): The only industry accreditation that validates the technical skills depth and knowledge to successfully plan, build, and operate domains of SDN- and NFV-based networks. Certified professionals have noted that this certification has been particularly important for addressing organizational skills gaps and accelerating transformation initiatives.
MEF's Network Foundations Certified Professional (MEF-NF): Validates conceptual knowledge of modern networking domains, including SDN, NFV, Carrier Ethernet/Connectivity Services, and LSO, as well as their combined implementations and use cases.