MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet Certifications for Services

The highest level of performance, assurance, and agility.

Certifying Carrier Ethernet Services

Orchestration-ready MEF 3.0 Certified Carrier Ethernet (CE) services provide the highest level of performance, assurance, and agility available in the $60+ billion global CE services market. MEF 3.0 CE services incorporate dozens of published standards, substantially increasing capabilities, and raising the performance bar well above globally ubiquitous and widely certified CE 2.0 services.

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MEF 3.0 CE Services Certification Benefits Report — 2022 Apr

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Product Portfolio: Carrier Ethernet Certification

Tags: Certification

This survey-based report draws attention to the value of MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet certified services as part of MEF’s ongoing commitment to drive their adoption worldwide. Key findings are based on feedback from 18 of 51 MEF 3.0 CE certified service providers (March – April 2022).

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MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet Certification Business Case for Service Providers — 2020 Mar

Product Portfolio: Carrier Ethernet Certification, Carrier Ethernet

Tags: Business Case, Certification

This document focuses on the business case for service providers to certify MEF 3.0 CE services

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MEF 3.0 Workshop – MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet Certification — 2019 Nov

Product Portfolio: Carrier Ethernet Certification, Carrier Ethernet

MEF's Carrier Ethernet certification has enabled the accelerated adoption and growth behind the $60 Billion dollar Carrier Ethernet services market by ensuring the delivered services and technology comply with the industry best-practices inherent in MEF's Carrier Ethernet standards.

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The MEF 3.0 Certified Carrier Ethernet Service Portfolio

MEF’s Carrier Ethernet standards define technology-agnostic layer-2 services that can be consumed directly by the enterprise or used between access, transit, and retail service providers for backhaul, cloud access, and multi-provider end-to-end services for seamless on-net and off-net connectivity.

MEF 3.0 CE certified service portfolio includes sets for:

  • Subscriber Services: E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree
  • Operator Services: Access E-Line and Transit E-Line.

What Can I Achieve with MEF 3.0 CE Certifications for Services?

MEF 3.0 CE Certification for Services validates performance excellence, provides competitive differentiation, and enables service providers to establish a standards-compliant presence within a federation of automated networks.

All certified services and their providers are listed in the Services Certification Registry

Advantages of MEF 3.0 CE Certifications for Services:

  • Address customer requests for certified services.
  • Gain competitive advantage.
  • Positively impact sales & marketing.
  • Enable faster interconnection with service provider partners.

Be In the Business—Demonstrate rigorous conformance to global standards.

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