More than 50 prestigious awards will highlight service, application, technology, and professional excellence, with honorees recognized during MEF19 event
Los Angeles, 17 July 2019 – MEF today announced its 2019 MEF Awards program is open for entries. Now in its 14th year, this annual awards program recognizes service, application, technology, and professional excellence in the global community committed to delivering innovative communications solutions for the digital economy. MEF’s awards program is the largest in the world focused on emerging dynamic network services powered by LSO, SDN, NFV, SD-WAN, and Carrier Ethernet technologies. Award winners will be recognized at the MEF19 global networking event, held 18-22 November 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
“This past year has been a tremendous period of innovation as service providers and technology vendors worldwide have stepped up efforts to accelerate the industry transformation to dynamic and assured services across automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks,” said Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF. “We look forward to spotlighting market leaders who are delivering game-changing networking solutions aligned with the MEF 3.0 framework that ultimately will empower users with the dynamic performance, assurance, and security required to thrive in the digital economy.”
Award Categories Expanded
The 2019 MEF Awards program features 52 awards across six major categories. All entries must be submitted via the Awards Submission Portal by 13 September. After judging by top industry analysts and other qualified independent judges, winners will be recognized on 19 November at MEF19, except for MEF 3.0 PoC honorees who will be announced on 20 November. For a full listing of award options and to submit an entry, please visit the 2019 MEF Awards site.
Awards will be presented during the 2019 MEF Awards Dinner Gala , 7:30pm – 10:00pm, 19 November. Join industry peers and colleagues for a spectacular evening during which the global community will celebrate the leading innovators reshaping the industry landscape.
For more information on the 2019 MEF Awards, please contact Stan Hubbard, MEF19 Program Director and Director of Communications & Research, MEF, at email@example.com.
An industry association of 200+ member companies, MEF recently introduced the MEF 3.0 transformational global services framework for defining, delivering, and certifying agile, assured, and orchestrated services over a global ecosystem of automated networks. MEF 3.0 services are designed to provide an on-demand, cloud-centric experience with user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities. MEF 3.0 services are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV. MEF produces service specifications, LSO frameworks, open LSO APIs, software-driven reference implementations, and certification programs. MEF 3.0 work will enable automated delivery of standardized Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, Layer 1, and Layer 4-7 services across multiple provider networks. For more information: https://www.mef.net.
MEF19 is the global event showcasing network services for the digital economy, where transformation leaders converge and innovate. MEF19 focuses on accelerating the industry transition to dynamic, assured, and certified services across a global federation of automated networks. Emerging cloud-centric “MEF 3.0” services provide an on-demand experience with user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities. These services are orchestrated across automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV.
MEF19 has a target audience exceeding 1,000 professionals from 270+ organizations and 35+ countries. MEF19’s content, networking, and special activities are designed to appeal to executives and other senior experts from communication and cloud service providers; enterprises; government organizations; network technology suppliers; systems integrators, open source projects, standards organizations; industry and financial analysts; investors; the press; and others.
Interested in sponsoring MEF19? Please see the MEF19 Sponsor Price List and contact Alysia Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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