MEF Announces Schedule for Infinite Edge Series of Digital Events


Digital transformation, SD-WAN, SASE, edge computing, and 5G among hottest topics for immersive episodes

Los Angeles, 23 September 2020MEF is pleased to announce the schedule of episodes for its MEF Infinite Edge Series (MEFInfiniteEdge.com). This sequence of interactive, half-day digital episodes will begin in November 2020. The live episodes will showcase more than 100 industry luminaries, MEF leaders, and subject matter experts from across the world who will share their vision and expertise on digital services, networking, automation, security, and the edge. In each episode, attendees will have the opportunity to network virtually with industry peers and engage 1-on-1 with experts from dozens of service and technology providers, market research firms, and other organizations supporting the series.
Dates and themes for the first seven MEF Infinite Edge Series episodes include those listed below, and more episodes will be announced soon:

  • 18 November 2020. SD-WAN: Infinite Hype or Infinite Possibilities?
  • 13 January 2021. Accelerating Digital Transformation: Embracing Business Disruption
  • 10 February 2021. The Borderless Enterprise: Work from Anywhere
  • 10 March 2021. SASE: Getting an Edge on SD-WAN
  • 14 April 2021. Edge Computing: Bringing the Cloud ‘Down to Earth’
  • 12 May 2021. 5G: Slicing & Dicing the Future from End-to-End
  • 9 June 2021. Delivering Dynamic Services: The Federation Imperative

“Digital transformation is all around us, and it is now more important than ever to educate ourselves on best practices, share expertise, and collaborate to accelerate progress. The themes we have developed for our Infinite Edge Series will accomplish these goals and more,” said Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF. “We are honored to be working with so many talented, experienced executives from our growing list of sponsors who are just as eager as we are to deliver engaging content for the ICT industry to enjoy and participate alongside us.”

Dozens of service providers, technology vendors, software services, network consulting, and testing companies are supporting and participating in the MEF Infinite Edge Series. These companies include:

Diamond Sponsor: PCCW Global.

Platinum Sponsors: AT&T, Bell Canada, Comcast Business, Orange Business Services, Spectrum Enterprise, Verizon, Ciena, and Spirent Communications.

Gold Sponsors: Colt Technology Services, Lumen (formerly CenturyLink), Sparkle, Accedian, Amartus, Cisco, Equinix, Infinera, Infovista, RAD, and VMware.

Episode Sponsors: T-Mobile, CDG, Datavision, Ekinops, Iometrix, Netcracker, and others to be announced.

Participating Industry Analyst Firms: Broadband Success Partners, Frost & Sullivan, Futurum, Vertical Systems Group, and more.

Media Partners: Converge! Network Digest, Telecom Review, TelecomDrive, and more.

MEF Infinite Edge Series Registration

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact MEF for MEF Infinite Edge Series program and sponsorship information, including a sponsor price list and details on Diamond, Platinum, Gold, and Episode sponsorship packages.

About MEF

An industry association of 200 member companies, MEF is driving development of a global federation of network, cloud, and technology providers supporting dynamic, assured, and certified network services that power enterprise digital transformation. 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 standards, LSO frameworks, LSO APIs, MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcases, and certification programs for services, technologies, and professionals. MEF 3.0 work will enable automated delivery of standardized Carrier Ethernet, Optical Transport, IP, SD-WAN, SD-Security, SASE, and other Layer 4-7 services across multiple provider networks. For more information: https://www.MEF.net and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MEF_Forum.

Media Contact:

Ashley Schulte
Connect2 Communications for MEF
MEF@connect2comm.com

Media Contact:

Ashley Schulte
Connect2 Communications for MEF
MEF@connect2comm.com