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The Industry Common Language for SD-WAN Services
MEF’s SD-WAN service definition standard describes requirements for an application-aware, over-the-top WAN connectivity service that uses policies to determine how application flows are directed over multiple underlay networks irrespective of the underlay technologies or service providers who deliver them.
Direct support from thirty service providers & technology suppliers
SD-WAN Service Constructs
MEF SD-WAN Service Constructs May 2019-2
Physical or virtual
SD-WAN Controller
Centralized management of SD-WAN edges & gateways
Service Orchestrator
Lifecycle Service Orchestration of SD-WAN and other services
Subscriber Web Portal
Subscriber service ordering and modification

SD-WAN Standard Service Results
  • Reducing market confusion
  • Focusing industry on core set of capabilities
  • Enabling SD-WAN service automation
  • Supporting future SD-WAN services certification

Get the Latest on MEF 3.0 SD-WAN
MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Initiatives
 Engage in development of MEF 70.1 (Phase 2 of the SD-WAN Service
Participate in pilot MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Service Certification 
 Assist SD-WAN skills development with MEF 3.0 SDN/NFV Professional
          Training & Certification
 Contribute to MEF SD-WAN-focused standardization projects: LSO APIs,
          Application Security and Intent Based Networking