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SD-WAN & 5G for the Borderless Enterprise: Highlights from MEF Infinite Edge

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MEF recently aired the second episode of the MEF Infinite Edge Series: SD-WAN & 5G for the Borderless Enterprise. Sixteen executives and other expert speakers explored the challenges and opportunities for delivering networking solutions optimized for a work-from-anywhere (WFA) world. MEF’s Stan Hubbard shares the highlights. Read More

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. Read More

SECaaS for SD-WAN—A New Market Opportunity for Communications’ Service Providers

SECaaS for SD-WAN—A New Market Opportunity for Communications’ Service Providers

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Fortinet, TCTS, and Spirent join together to demonstrate the use case of secure Local Internet Breakout connecting to O365 and Azure from branch offices. The resulting MEF 3.0 PoC (115) will be of great interest to service providers that want to offer advanced managed SD-WAN services based on MEF 70 to enterprise customers using cloud services from branches with Internet access. Read More

MEF 3.0 and the 5G Factory

MEF 3.0 and the 5G Factory

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How MEF 3.0 PoC (126) 5G Factory—Private Enterprise Networks for Industry 4.0—demonstrates the ability to take Industry 3.0 computerization and add communications’ networking to completely revolutionize manufacturing and logistics as we know them. Read More