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MEF’s GEN15 Launches With Over 30 Initial Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By |2015-02-20T11:26:10-05:00February 20th, 2015|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Broadband, business ethernet, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, community news, Conferences, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobility, Network, network equipment, Optical Transport, Tech Awards, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MEF is pleased to announce the first set of participating sponsors at the industry-wide GEN15 conference being held on November 16-19, 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. With a target audience exceeding 1,250 attendees from 325+ companies, GEN15 (www.gen15.com) is the must-attend annual networking event for executives and other senior professionals involved in the [...]

115+ Ethernet, SDN, NFV, Optical & Cloud Expert Speakers Lining Up For GEN14 Event In November

By |2014-10-07T07:34:34-05:00October 7th, 2014|Categories: business collaboration, c-level, Conferences, Connectivity, Content, Data Center, economy, education, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, Financial, healthcare, interconnection, Internet, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, metro market, Network|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The MEF is pleased to announce that it is on pace to assemble a world-class line-up of more than 115 Carrier Ethernet, SDN, NFV, optical networking, and cloud service expert speakers at the Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (www.gen14.com) conference that will be held on 17-20 November at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. 90 service & [...]

RCN Business Launches Network Services in Empire State Building

By |2014-09-03T09:05:44-05:00September 3rd, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier ethernet, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Internet Service Providers, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Network, Optical Networking, RCN Business, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business has launched business network services in the Empire State Building (ESB) at 350 Fifth Avenue in New York City. With this new service in the building, businesses will have access to the entire RCN Business suite of services, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN. [...]

WireIE Survives and Thrives Through 2013-14 Winter

By |2014-06-25T08:55:18-05:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, JSA Clients, Network, Oil and Gas, rural areas, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Severe ice storms. Brutal freezing temperatures. Never-ending snow storms. The winter of 2013-14 was long and harsh, yet WireIE’s networks never went down. WireIE provides Ethernet networks across Canada, in some of the most secluded and isolated regions in the country. The company extends existing networks via a hybrid mix of radio frequency and fiber-optic technology [...]

Infonetics Research, MEF & Comcast Business Host Interactive Wholesale Ethernet Webinar

By |2014-05-22T15:32:57-05:00May 22nd, 2014|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, economy, Ethernet, Events, interconnection, Internet, webinar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Thursday, May 29 at 12:00pm ET, Infonetics Research, MEF and Comcast Business will host a webinar titled ‘Unlocking Revnues with Carrier Ethernet 2.0, Wholesale Ethernet Access. The webinar will provide insights into how the Metro Ethernet Forums’ new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Wholesale Ethernet Access (CE 2.0 E-Access) standard speeds up and reduces the cost of [...]

MEF’s Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) Event Builds Momentum With 11 New Sponsors

By |2014-04-24T08:15:58-05:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: c-level, Connectivity, Content, enterprise, Ethernet, European Service Provider, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Meetings, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The MEF is pleased to announce growing sponsor support for the industry-wide Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) conference being held on November 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord National in Washington, D.C. Several dozen leading global, national, and regional service providers, network technology and management solution providers, training companies, testing firms, and other organizations have lined up [...]

WireIE Wins “Best Rural Connectivity Provider” Award at Metro Connect 2014

By |2014-03-05T10:25:08-05:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: awards, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, network route, rural areas, Tech Awards, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We’ve all grown accustomed to, if not reliant on, connectivity – when we want it, where we want it and on the device we want it. For those living in rural and remote areas, however, connectivity is not a given. Yet that’s what WireIE has dedicated its company to do – bring highly available, secure connectivity [...]

Secure GEN14 Early Bird Sponsorship by March 7

By |2014-02-27T11:36:52-05:00February 27th, 2014|Categories: carrier ethernet, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

This November 17-20, GEN14 is taking place at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC and invites you to join as a sponsor. With a target audience exceeding 1,200, GEN14 is the premier networking event of the year for industry professionals involved in defining and shaping the Carrier Ethernet services & technology ecosystem consisting of retail, wholesale, and mobile [...]

Get Those Calendars Ready! – Our Top Telecom Events for 2014

By |2013-12-11T09:01:13-05:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: business strategy, c-level, channel partners, Conferences, dark fiber, Data Center, Effective Business Solutions, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, JS&A News, JSA Events, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, TEX West|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As we prepare to say goodbye to the year and hello to a new one, we need to prepare ourselves for a busy year of conferences, networking and making successful business connections.   There is no better time than now to pull out those new 2014 calendar planners and mark the Top Telecom Events to attend for [...]

Save the Date! MEF Launches Global Ethernet Networking Event

By |2013-12-09T09:14:49-05:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: business ethernet, c-level, cable, carrier, carrier ethernet, carrier-neutral, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Conferences, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Event Sponsorship, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, IT, JSA Events, Media, Meetings, metro ethernet, mobile, Mobile backhaul, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, partnerships, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom networking event, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) announces the launch of its Global Ethernet Networking (GEN14) conference, taking place November 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. The must-attend event is for senior professionals involved in the Carrier Ethernet (CE) services & technology industry consisting of retail, wholesale, and mobile service providers; data center providers; cloud service [...]

Optelian introduces FLEXManager, the Service Driven Networking Management Solution

By |2013-09-24T08:44:19-05:00September 24th, 2013|Categories: Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, fiber optics, General, Global Telecommunications, Open Flow, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Management approach simplifies end-to-end service creation and management across Intuitive Packet Optical Networking™ service delivery networks Optelian has unveiled FLEXManager™, a new approach to service creation and management that leverages Service Driven Networking™. FLEXManager is at the core of Optelian’s Intuitive Packet Optical Networking™ solutions.  It reduces the time to create and deploy packet optical services [...]

DukeNet Achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

By |2013-07-24T08:10:30-05:00July 24th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Certification, cloud computing, Connectivity, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

DukeNet Communications is proud to announce today that it has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification. The achievement was marked at the MEF’s quarterly meeting this week, July 22-25, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The MEF launched its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program in April 2012. After a successful “CE 1.0 Certification” [...]

Optelian announces Intuitive Packet Optical Networking

By |2013-06-17T09:39:36-05:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: Asia Pacific, broadband infrastructure, Content Delivery, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, IPv4, IPv6, network growth, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications, WDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Optelian unveiled its Intuitive Packet Optical Networking™ solution to address the exploding demand for packet-based service delivery. By virtualizing the underpinning technology and complexity of Layer 0, 1 and 2 infrastructure, Intuitive Packet Optical Networking enables service providers to deploy Ethernet and wavelength services more quickly, accelerating their time to revenue. “Intuitive Packet Optical Networking combines the advantages [...]

Optelian Adds Ultra-Flexible, Multi-Service Networking Card to LightGAINTM Portfolio

By |2012-06-27T09:00:25-05:00June 27th, 2012|Categories: Equipment Manufacturer, Global Telecommunications, Optical Networking, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Optical networking specialist Optelian is pleased announced the addition of the FLX-1610 multi-service networking card to the LightGAIN portfolio. It provides high-density, multiprotocol aggregation and flexible deployment options that improve network efficiency and offers unprecedented service delivery flexibility to LightGAIN networks. high-density FLX-1610 card has 14 SFP ports aggregating any mix of client services, and two [...]

Optelian Products Receive MEF Certification

By |2012-06-19T12:36:47-05:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, Optical Networking, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Optical networking specialist Optelian announced that its LightGAIN system has received MEF certification for Ethernet Private Line applications. The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) certification program ensures that products conform to MEF global Carrier Ethernet specifications through an independent testing process. It allows service providers to confidently select standardized solutions and accelerate their deployment of new systems and [...]

Zayo Obtains Metro Ethernet Forum Certification

By |2012-06-13T09:20:09-05:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, Certification, colocation, Content, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo has obtained Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certification.  MEF certification is only awarded following high marks on sets of tests regarding service functionality and service performance. These tests were conducted on live services across the Zayo network to ensure MEF standards were universally met. MEF 9 certification validates end-to-end service delivery [...]