Dear MEF Members,    

MEF and our member companies have enjoyed widespread media coverage of MEF 3.0 and related topics explored at last week’s MEF19 event. We are pleased to share initial MEF19 highlight videos and articles with you.

Stay tuned for much more in the coming days, including 1:1 interviews, MEF 3.0 PoC Showcase videos, and MEF19 plenary & workshop videos.


Frost & Sullivan's Roopa Honnachari on Hybrid Cloud & Security Trends for SD-WAN
Light Reading, 11.20.19

Vertical Systems Group's Erin Dunne on Standards & Managed Approach to SD-WAN

Light Reading, 11.21.19

Andrew Dugan, CTO, CenturyLink: Importance of LSO APIs for Service Automation
Light Reading, 11.20.19

Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF: What’s New with MEF 3.0?

Light Reading, 11.22.19

Nan Chen, President, MEF: Standardized SD-WAN Services & Market Growth

Light Reading, 11.22.19

MEF19 Highlights, Tuesday: Standards, Innovation & Skim Milk

Light Reading, 11.20.19

MEF19 Highlights, Wednesday: Are Cloudy Times on the Horizon?
Light Reading, 11.21.19

Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF: 3 Major Themes for 2020

Converge!, 11.21.19

Rami Yaron, MEF:  MEF’s New Certifications for SD-WAN Services, Technologies & Professionals

Light Reading, 11.20.19

Kevin Marz, Tech 2000:  Value of SD-WAN Professional Certification

Light Reading, 11.20.19

Craig Easley, SD-WAN Academy: Training for SD-WAN Professional Certification (SDCP)

Light Reading, 11.20.19

Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF: What’s New at MEF19?

Converge!, 11.21.19

Daniel Bar-Lev, VP Strategic Programs, MEF: Big Ambitions for MEF 3.0 PoCs
Converge!, 11.21.19

Articles / Columns

Carriers Fly the Flag for SD-WAN Service Specs
Light Reading, 11.21.19

Should SD-WAN Providers Let Enterprises Drive?

Light Reading, 11.22.19

MEF Presses Managed Security in SD-WAN

SDxCentral, 11.20.19

MEF Trumpets Progress on SD-WAN, Eyes Edge on 5G

SDxCentral, 11.19.19

Operators Dish on Edge Computing Strategies at MEF 2019

SDxCentral, 11.23.19

Andrew Dugan, CTO, CenturyLink, Puts an Edge on Cloud Strategy and MEF's LSO Sonata

Fierce Telecom, 11.21.19

Bob Victor, SVP of Product Management, Comcast Business: What Customers Like and Don't Like About SD-WAN
Fierce Telecom, 11.19.19

Comcast’s Bob Victor: SD-WAN Faces “Baskin-Robbins Problem”

Light Reading, 11.20.19

SD-WAN Gets Platform Status at MEF

Futuriom, 11.20.19

Industry Voices—Raynovich: SD-WAN Solves World Hunger

Fierce Telecom, 11.21.19

MEF19 Kicks Off With New SD-WAN Certification Programs for Professionals & Service Providers

Fierce Telecom, 11.19.19

Telco Transformation (Comments from PCCW Global & Orange Business Services)

Light Reading, 11.21.19

MEF19: “It’s Not Just the Engineering, It’s the People” - Dan Pitt

Telecom Review, 11.21.19

The 5 Biggest SD-WAN, 5G, And Telecom Announcements Revealed At MEF19

CRN, 11.21.19

MEF Press Releases

Award-Winning MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Demonstrations Recognized at MEF19

MEF Names MEF 2019 Award Winners


MEF19 Spotlights Major MEF 3.0 Strides for Digital Transformation

MEF Publishes MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Services White Paper

MEF Introduces MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Certification Program

MEF Announces SD-WAN Certified Professionals (MEF-SDCP) Program


Upcoming Events

Cable Next-Gen Business Strategies | 2 December | New York City, NY
Stan Hubbard, Communications & Research Director, MEF, on “Next-Gen Business Services: SD-WAN & Beyond” panel

2020 Vision: Executive Summit | 3-5 Dec. 2019 | Vienna, Austria

Rami Yaron, Co-Chair Marketing & Education Committee, MEF, on “5G State of the Market” panel, 4 Dec.

ONUG Europe | 4-5 Dec. 2019 | London, UK

Daniel Bar-Lev, VP Strategic Programs, MEF, on “Managed SD-WAN Services and Standards” panel, 4 Dec.

Okinawa Open Days | 9-12 Dec. 2019 | Okinawa, Japan

Dan Pitt, SVP, MEF, on “SD-WAN: Killer App, Trojan Horse, Edge Platform” presentation, 11 Dec.

MEF Q1 2020 Members Meeting | 10-13 Feb. 2020 | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Best regards,

Stan Hubbard
Communications & Research Director, MEF
MEF 19 Program Director