7 Nov 2018

MEF and our member companies have enjoyed widespread media coverage of MEF 3.0 and related topics explored at last week’s MEF18 event. We are pleased to share initial MEF18 highlight videos and articles with you.

Visit MEF in the News, the MEF YouTube Channel, and MEF Press Releases for the latest items. Stay tuned for much more, including 1:1 interviews and MEF18 plenary & workshop videos.


Nan Chen, President, MEF – Industry’s First SD-WAN Service Definition & LSO Sonata APIs for Service Automation
Converge!, 10.30.18

Mike Strople, Chairman, MEF; Managing Director, Canada-Zayo – MEF 3.0 Progress
Converge!, 10.31.18

Josh Goodell, VP Edge Solutions, AT&T – Edge-to-Edge Vision, SD-WAN, 5G Disruption & MEF 3.0 Standardization
Converge!, 11.01.18

Andrew Dugan, SVP Technology Planning & Network Architecture, CenturyLink – Network Transformation, Dynamic Services & East-West LSO APIs
Converge!, 11.01.18

MEF18 Day One – SD-WAN Reality Sinks In
Light Reading, 10.30.18

MEF18 Day Two – uCPE & IT Service Revenue; MEF’s Faster Standards Development
Light Reading, 10.31.18

Articles / Columns

MEF Executing on SD-WAN Specs, New APIs & Enterprise Council
Light Reading, 10.30.18

MEF Tunes up LSO Sonata in a Developer Release, Defines SD-WAN and Bows Enterprise Community
Fierce Telecom, 10.30.18

MEF CTO: We're Living Up to Agile Promises
Light Reading, 10.31.18

MEF Focuses on Revenue-Generating Services, Not Just Specs
SDxCentral, 10.31.18

Q&A—AT&T's Roman Pacewicz on Bringing Order to SD-WAN
Fierce Telecom, 11.01.18

Q&A – Verizon's Eric Cevis Discusses What Wholesale Customers Want
Fierce Telecom, 11.01.18

Spectrum, TELUS Team on Dynamic Services PoC
Light Reading, 10.31.18

Comcast's O'Toole: SDN Stands Up to the 'Tyranny of the Boxes'
Light Reading, 11.01.18

Ralph Santitoro, Fujitsu Network Communications - MEF Addressing SD-WAN Challenges to Accelerate Enterprise Digital Transformation
Guest Column, Light Reading, 10.25.18

Telcos Tout Automation Progress at MEF
Futuriom, 10.31.18

RAD: uCPE Is Gateway to IT Service Revenues
Light Reading, 11.01.18

Nokia Claims First Optical Network-as-a-Service Offering at MEF18
(Related to MEF 3.0 Optical Transport Services (MEF 63) Specification)
Capacity, 10.31.18

MEF’s Next Moves: Orchestrator for Enterprises and Work with Aggregators
Fierce Telecom, 10.31.18

MEF Press Releases

MEF18’s Award-Winning Proof of Concept Demonstrations Accelerate Transition to Assured Services Across Automated Networks

MEF Announces Winners of 2018 Awards

MEF18 Spotlights MEF 3.0 Momentum, Global Service and Technology Provider Support

MEF Announces Industry’s First SD-WAN Service Specification

MEF Releases LSO Sonata APIs Enabling, for the First Time in the Industry, Automation of Potential $250B+ MEF Services Market

MEF Launches Enterprise Advisory Council to Support Digital Transformation Across Entire MEF 3.0 Ecosystem

Best regards,

Stan Hubbard Director of Communications & Research, MEF / MEF19 Program Director