MEF’s SDN/NFV Certified Professional designation (MEF-SNCP) is the first ISO-standard exam that validates knowledge, skills, and abilities in the domains of SDN and NFV, including:
MEF training and certification provides proven benefits to professionals and the companies who invest in upskilling their workforce. Workers who participate in upskilling earn an average of 8.6% higher, with annual economic benefit to certified employees greater than $10,000.*
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The MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional designation is especially useful to professionals in the service provider, vendor, and enterprise communities:
Pre-sales, applications/solutions teams.
Product management and marketing.
Design, engineering and development.
Operations, service and support.
MEF offers SDN/NFV resources and reference materials to help you prepare for the MEF-SNCP Professional Certification Exam.
Exam Blueprints outline the content areas covered on the examination, including the topics, levels of competence, learning objectives, and weightings.
Exam study resources are available in the MEF-SNCP Professional Certification Exam section of the MEF Wiki.
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MEF has developed a network of Accredited Training Providers (ATPs) to provide MEF-SNCP training in preparation for certification.
These industry subject-matter experts are audited through MEF’s accreditation processes to ensure their courseware meets or exceeds the requirements for students to achieve success.
Why study with a MEF Accredited Training Provider?
The Academy provides core training in all of MEF’s areas of technical standardization, including its defining work in Carrier Ethernet and new applications of Software Defined Networking (SDN), SD-WAN, Orchestration and SASE security. We have one purpose and it’s our passion. We provide the highest caliber, most complete and insightful telecommunications technical training anywhere to help you achieve MEF’s Network Expert Certification.
For more than 25 years, Lumious (formerly known as Tech 2000) has worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop and deliver solutions to support their IT training needs.
Their unique solutions take you from MEF’s self-study materials into a Digital Mentoring Program for those looking for a self guided approach. Or choose classroom delivery in open enrolment classes or private training for your team with course customization.
With a complete range of MEF certified live virtual classes and self-paced online learning, Perpetual Solutions will keep your learning and development plans on track.
Founded in 1999, Perpetual Solutions is an inaugural member of the MEF-ATP program with unrivalled experience delivering SD-WAN (MEF-SDCP), SDN/NFV (MEF-SNCP), and Carrier Ethernet (MEF-CECP) to service providers, operators, vendors, systems integrators and enterprises in 60+ countries.
MEF recognizes industry professionals who undertake the challenging path of earning skills certification in the MEF Professional Certification Framework. Those who persevere and earn two or more MEF professional certifications earn the designation of MEF Network Expert. View the MEF Network Expert RegistryRegister for the MEF-SNCP Exam