• Orlando, Florida USA, 13-16 November 2017

  • MEF17 WILL BE BIGGER AND EVEN BETTER!

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MEF-TNF certification training helps students develop a concept-level understanding of key Third Network terms, processes, and elements. Knowledge and practice domains include LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN (software defined networking), NFV (network functions virtualization), Layer 1-3 connectivity services (wavelength, Carrier Ethernet, and IP), SD-WAN services, and use cases in all of these areas.

“MEF17 is a must-attend event that presents an unmatched opportunity for industry professionals to learn and grow,” said Rick Bauer, Director of Certification, MEF. “On-site certification at MEF17 gives people one more reason to attend beyond the high-quality conference program, world-class speakers, and extraordinary networking opportunities.”

MEF uses specially-accredited companies to provide certification training worldwide. MEF chose Tech 2000 to deliver training at MEF17 following a rigorous selection process.

“Tech 2000 is proud to be a MEF accredited training provider,” said Kevin Marz, Director of Training and Development at Tech 2000. “Throughout our many years with MEF, we have had the opportunity to educate countless communications professionals. Together, Tech 2000 and MEF are well-poised to address the skills challenge in getting professionals ready for this new world of software-driven networking. We look forward to providing the MEF-CECP and MEF-TNF one-day training at MEF17.”

Special Early Bird Registration Savings

MEF is offering each training course at a substantially discounted Early Bird rate of $550 for MEF members and MEF-CECPs and $635 for other industry professionals through 31 August. Both classes have limited seating, so early registration is encouraged. Visit the MEF registration page to sign up for the certification training and exam, which is an embedded option within the MEF17 registration process.

Twitter Chat on MEF-TNF

MEF will host a Twitter chat on MEF-TNF during 2:00pm – 2:30pm US ET, 10 August, using the hashtag #MEFChat. Participants can learn more about MEF professional certification and ask questions of Rick Bauer.

About MEF

An industry association of 210+ member companies, MEF is enabling service providers to create a global ecosystem of networks that deliver agile, assured, and orchestrated services for the digital economy and hyper-connected world. These services provide an on-demand, cloud-centric experience with user and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities. They are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN, and NFV. MEF produces LSO frameworks, open LSO APIs, software-driven reference implementations, service specifications, and certification programs. MEF’s work will enable automated delivery of standardized wavelength, Carrier Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, and Layer 4-7 services across multiple provider networks. For more information: https://mef.net/.

Media Contact:

Kevin Perez-Allen
Witz Communications for MEF
MEF@witzcommunications.com
+1.510.748.8200

 

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