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    1. One Million Carrier Ethernet Service Ports Projected in U.S. by 2018 | Vertical Systems Group

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      One Million Carrier Ethernet Service Ports Projected in U.S. by 2018 | Vertical Systems Group

      U.S. demand for business-class Carrier Ethernet services is solid–proj. to reach 1 million ports by 2018 @VerticalSys http://t.co/VmsU26khlW

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group

    2. MEF’s New Vision for Carrier Ethernet: The Third Network

      Explore CEN Feature (Sep 25 2014)

      MEF’s New Vision for Carrier Ethernet: The Third Network

      The MEF Is thinking big with its next key initiative announced today and dubbed the “Third Network." The goal is to combine “Internet-like agility with Carrier Ethernet 2.0-like assurance,” explained MEF President Nan Chen in an interview.

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      Mentions:   SLA   ITU   IEEE

    3. The MEF Plants a New Flag, Declares Third Network

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Sep 25 2014)

      The MEF Plants a New Flag, Declares Third Network

      The Metro Ethernet Forum has already been behind two of the industry’s cooperative efforts to redesign how internet infrastructure works in the past 13 years of work on Ethernet. But if you thought the next one would simply be called Carrier Ethernet 3.0, you were probably thinking too small. Yesterday the MEF launched its Third Network vision, which will take them deep into the Network-as-a-Service world. … [ ]

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Jdsu   NFV

    4. Ethernet inventor looks towards Network as a Service for future data

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      Ethernet inventor looks towards Network as a Service for future data

      Forget your basic internet and carrier Ethernet -based VPNs, what the world really needs is a brand new data network architecture, one that builds on the principles of Network as a Service (NaaS). And we're in luck, because the MEF (formerly Metro Ethernet Forum) has just announced its vision of a third network, one that defines lifecycle service orchestration with APIs for existing network, NFV and SDN implementations.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   NFV

    5. Metro Ethernet Forum joining the NaaS bandwagon

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      Metro Ethernet Forum joining the NaaS bandwagon

      The alliance of some of the biggest names in the ICT industry, Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), embarks on a new journey as it introduces their network-as-a-service (NaaS) initiative to the mass. This initiative, in the world of virtualized networks, aims to solidify the distinction among carriers when it comes to NaaS. This, however, may not be new to the ears of the people in the ICT industry. In fact, it can be compared to software-defined networking (SDN) and network virtualization.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    6. MEF unveils 'Third Network' vision for NaaS

      Explore Telecompaper (Sep 25 2014)

      The Metro Ethernet Form has announced a new 'Third Network' vision to deliver networks with internet-like agility and ubiquity and CE 2.0-like performance and security. The Third Network vision is based on Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) principles and the ...

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    7. Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort | IT News

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      Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort | IT News

      Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort: The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) this week a... http://t.co/QkK5lsgsS6

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. MEF paves own SDN/NFV path with its 'Third Network' concept - FierceTelecom

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      MEF paves own SDN/NFV path with its 'Third Network' concept - FierceTelecom

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is making its own play in the network virtualization industry with a new network as a service (NaaS) initiative called the "Third Network," one that could potentially complement or challenge existing efforts to develop SDN and NFV by focusing on connectivity services.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom   NFV

    9. Bell Aliant's Sheriff to retire as BCE completes company privatization

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      Bell Aliant's Sheriff to retire as BCE completes company privatization

      Bell Aliant's CEO Karen Sheriff will retire from the company at the end of the year as the company becomes integrated into its parent company Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE).

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    10. Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort

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      Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) this week announced intentions to define parameters for Ethernet network-as-a-service (NaaS), an effort Ethernet inventor Robert Metcalfe hailed as “a new network paradigm.”

      The so-called Third Network initiative builds on the Forum’s Carrier Ethernet 2.0 specifications for service expansion, application oriented class-of-service, interconnect attributes and manageability.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    11. MEF Third Network Targets Network-as-a-Service

      Explore Telecompetitor (Sep 24 2014)

      MEF Third Network Targets Network-as-a-Service

      MEF Third Network Targets Network-as-a-Service

      The Metro Ethernet Forum’s Third Network  initiative, announced today, aims to combine the ubiquity of the Internet with the service assurance of Carrier Ethernet 2.0.  The goal is to enable network-as-a-service, explained Ethernet pioneer Bob Metcalfe, who is now an advisory director of the MEF, on a webinar today introducing the Third Network...

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      Mentions:   Orange Business Services   Metro Ethernet Forum   Joan Engebretson

    12. The Metro Ethernet Forum Tackles the NaaS Challenge

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      The Metro Ethernet Forum Tackles the NaaS Challenge

      Trying to put its stamp on the new world of virtualized networks, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is launching a new project to solidify network-as-a-service (NaaS) specifications between carriers. The NaaS initiative, being announced today, gives the MEF a new mission that’s not coincidentally infused with the hipness of software-defined networking (SDN) and network virtualization.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   NFV

    13. MEF paves own SDN/NFV path with its 'Third Network' concept

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 24 2014)

      MEF paves own SDN/NFV path with its 'Third Network' concept

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is making its own play in the network virtualization industry with a new network as a service (NaaS) initiative called the "Third Network," one that could potentially complement or challenge existing efforts to develop SDN and NFV by focusing on connectivity services.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    14. MEF: New Initiatives Tied to Existing Standards Groups

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      MEF: New Initiatives Tied to Existing Standards Groups

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) today announced its plans to develop service orchestration, APIs and service model definitions that will enable new dynamic services to be provisioned across multiple networks in the era of virtualized network infrastructure.

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      Mentions:   ITU   IEEE   Metro Ethernet Forum

    15. TWCBC announces enhancements to Ethernet portfolio

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      TWCBC announces enhancements to Ethernet portfolio

      (Telecompaper) Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) has announced significant enhancements to its Carrier Ethernet Services portfolio, to target mid-market and enterprise customers with business locations spread across the US.

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    16. AT&T SDN efforts bear fruit: Network on Demand service debuts

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      AT&T SDN efforts bear fruit: Network on Demand service debuts

      AT&T announced that the first phase of its SDN-powered "Network on Demand" service will be available in Austin, Texas, by the end of this year, with new cities coming online in 2015. Network on Demand will allow enterprises to order, provision and change AT&T WAN services, such as Ethernet connectivity and VPN, through a Web portal.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    17. Sponsored Content: Overture Supports Newly Announced MEF Third Network Vision and Strategy

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      Sponsored Content: Overture Supports Newly Announced MEF Third Network Vision and Strategy

      RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Overture supports today’s MEF's Third Network vision and strategy to deliver Internet-like agility and ubiquity with the assured performance and security of CE 2.0.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Metro Ethernet Forum   Overture Networks

    18. Will your next broadband connection be an Ethernet connection?

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      Will your next broadband connection be an Ethernet connection?

      The technology that is set to bring Ethernet broadband to the masses is Carrier Ethernet 2.0, the latest iteration of the standard created by the Metro Ethernet Forum. The first version of Carrier Ethernet inaugurated a robust set of standards for creating WAN connections over a single service provider's network.

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    19. tw telecom enhances its San Diego network reach

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      tw telecom enhances its San Diego network reach

      tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is adding more firepower to its existing network in San Diego by extending service into the various business parks located in Carlsbad.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    20. Time Warner Cable Business enhances Ethernet portfolio with nationwide coverage, customer portal

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      Time Warner Cable Business enhances Ethernet portfolio with nationwide coverage, customer portal

      Time Warner Cable Business Class is looking to appeal to medium and large multi-site business customers by serving up a number of new features for its Ethernet services suite.

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    21. Time Warner Cable Business enhances Ethernet portfolio with nationwide

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      Time Warner Cable Business enhances Ethernet portfolio with nationwide

      Time Warner Cable Business Class (NYSE: TWC) is looking to appeal to medium and large multi-site business customers by serving up a number of new features for its Carrier Ethernet services suite. Among the new features are nationwide coverage, a customer ...

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    22. TelePacific's Ethernet Ecosystem Delivers the Three "Cs"

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      TelePacific's Ethernet Ecosystem Delivers the Three "Cs"

      For the past 17 years, TelePacific Communications has been about the business of designing solutions to meet the specific needs of each of its customers. Today, the Los Angeles-based Competitive Local Exchange Carrier relies heavily on its Ethernet Ecosystem to provide those solutions.

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      Mentions:   Competitive Local Exchange Carrier   TelePacific   TelePacific Communications

    23. Bell Labs Sees 560% Boost in Metro Data Traffic

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      Bell Labs Sees 560% Boost in Metro Data Traffic

      A Bell Labs study released today by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) indicates that data traffic on metropolitan (‘metro’) access and aggregation networks is set to increase by 560 percent by 2017, driven by demand for video and the proliferation of data centers.

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    24. Comcast Business Invests In Knoxville, Turning Up 10G Carrier Ethernet Network

      Explore CEN Feature (Sep 18 2014)

      Comcast Business Invests In Knoxville, Turning Up 10G Carrier Ethernet Network

      Comcast Business is launching a new 10G Carrier Ethernet network in Knoxville, Tenn. The city joins Nashville and Atlanta, the other two metro areas with fully redundant 10G networks in the carrier's "Big South" region.

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

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