A hallmark of industry innovation, the MEF Showcase program provides the seeds of new, collaborative work within MEF, as well as validating the real-world use cases behind MEF standards and the broader industry.
Within the program, MEF member service providers and technology suppliers collaborate to develop and demonstrate MEF 3.0-based use cases that validate, evolve, and inspire the work of MEF in the areas of LSO APIs, LSO Payloads and LSO Blockchain.
The projects running within the MEF Showcase offer groundbreaking demonstrations of emerging services and technologies such as SASE, SD-WAN, Zero Trust, inter-provider and intra-provider service automation with LSO APIs, DLT/Blockchain, AI/ML, security, intent-based networking, IP, Carrier Ethernet, Optical Transport and satellite services, 5G, network slicing, IoT, multi-edge cloud, service assurance, and other trending topic areas that further our industry’s vision, embodied in MEF’s membership.
Accelerating the use of LSO APIs and LSO Internet Access Product Payload for Product Offering Qualification, Quoting and Ordering of Internet Access services from wholesale operators.View Project
Using country-specific variance generation to increase the success rates of address validation queries between two service providers.View Project
Using SSDT-based services to prove identity and claims by MEF members in a Web3 environment.View Project
Enabling the automated buying and selling of edge computing/IaaS to facilitate the growth of multi-provider telco edge and the expansion of available footprint to enterprise customers from a single supplier.View Project
Identifying LSO-enabled business and operational automation partners using Web3 techniquesView Project
Using network slices to run Carrier Ethernet services over mobile infrastructure.View Project
Using SSDTs (Self-Sovereign Digital Twins) together with the ITN Decentralized Identity Service to determine the current MEF certification status of a MEF member.View Project
Decentralized platform for quoting and ordering between an unlimited number of service providers without the overhead of many-to-many API integrations and without relying on a single third party with transparent objective proof-based reputation.View Project
Service providers delivering trusted zero knowledge location services to non-telco ecoystems such as finance and insurance.View Project
Service providers using smart bilaterals and smart omnilaterals (MEF 114 and blockchain) to streamline ordering and billing between them.View Project
Demonstrating how cellular operators can manage energy efficiency and extend infrastructure and network availability in the event of power blackouts utilizing remote power feeding, local and distributed battery management paired with LSO APIs and Web3 including self-sovereign identity.
Service providers automating the generation of accurate and trusted SLA credit reports using smart contracts.View Project
MEF Showcase projects evolve according to quarterly milestones set by project participants.
Participating in a MEF Showcase project creates the opportunity for practical collaboration with fellow members and community participants, through compelling industry use cases, based on the latest MEF member innovations. Apply to participate in the MEF Showcase on the MEF Member Wiki.
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