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MEF Webinars – Enabling a Global Ecosystem of Automated Networks

MEF brings together the community of service providers, technology vendors, open source projects, and standards organizations to accelerate the worldwide adoption of dynamic services orchestrated across a global fabric of automated networks.

Our webinars provide a roadmap for service providers striving to introduce on-demand, cloud-centric services that span multiple provider networks to serve the needs of the digital economy.

In 2018, our webinars will help service providers position their network for opportunity and growth, exploring topics related to the MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework:

  • Standardized, Orchestrated Services
  • Open LSO APIs
  • Service and Technology Certifications
  • Community Collaboration

Participate and learn from industry experts on the innovation that is possible with MEF 3.0. 








Speakers – Meet the Experts

MEF draws from our community of subject matter experts from service providers, technology vendors, open source projects, and standards organizations to accelerate the industry transition to agile, assured, and orchestrated Third Network services.

Our webinars are typically moderated by a member of the MEF leadership team. Guest speakers include industry analysts and major contributors to MEF project work.

Archived Webinars





April 12, 2018
10:00 AM US Eastern
(Presented in Spanish)

MEF 3.0 - Lo Que Necesitas Saber

En noviembre de 2017, MEF lanzó su nuevo framework MEF 3.0 para definir, entregar y certificar servicios ágiles, asegurados y orquestados en un ecosistema global de redes automatizadas. Decenas de empresas de servicios y tecnología han aceptado el MEF 3.0 y actualmente están involucradas en el trabajo de desarrollo de MEF 3.0.

Los servicios de MEF 3.0 buscan proporcionar una experiencia de servicios bajo demanda, centralizados en la nube y que pueden ser controlados por los propios usuarios.

El framework de servicios globales del MEF 3.0 está compuesto por estos pilares clave:

  • Servicios estandarizados y orquestados
  • APIs LSO abiertas
  • Certificaciones
  • Colaboración de la comunidade

Este webinar ofrecerá una introducción al MEF 3.0 que incluye:

  • Explicación del framework MEF 3.0
  • Comparando MEF 3.0 con Carrier Ethernet 2.0
  • Últimos desarrollos en APIs LSO abiertas
  • Un nuevo enfoque para certificaciones MEF
  • Planes para la colaboración ampliada de la comunidad

Andres Madero
Director de Arquitectura de Proveedores de Servicios y Desarrollo de Negocios

Thomas Mandeville
Director de Operaciones

Rick Bauer
Director de Certificaciones

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January 24, 2018

MEF 3.0 - What You Need to Know

In Nov. 2017, MEF released our MEF 3.0 transformational global services framework for defining, delivering, and certifying agile, assured, and orchestrated services across a global ecosystem of automated networks. Dozens of service and technology firms have publicly embraced MEF 3.0 and currently are involved in MEF 3.0 development work.

MEF 3.0 services provide an on-demand, cloud-centric experience with unprecedented user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities.

Over the next several months, MEF will host a series of webinars covering the key pillars of MEF 3.0:

  • Standardized, Orchestrated Services
  • Open LSO APIs
  • Agile Service & Technology Certification
  • Community Collaboration 

This webinar provides an overview of MEF 3.0, including:

  • Explanation of the MEF 3.0 framework
  • Comparing MEF 3.0 to CE 2.0
  • Latest developments on inter-provider and intra-provider LSO APIs
  • An exciting new approach to MEF certifications
  • Expanded community collaboration

Stan Hubbard - Director of Communications & Research, MEF

Dan Pitt - SVP, MEF

Bob Mandeville - President, Iometrix

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For more information on MEF's webinars, please contact Lori Vachon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..