1. Articles in category: Metro Ethernet

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    1. TI Sparkle receives Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from MEF

      Explore Total Telecom (Nov 17 2014)

      TI Sparkle receives Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from MEF

      TI Sparkle, the International Services arm of Telecom Italia Group, receives MEF CE 2.0 Certification on Ethernet Access Services, in detail Access Ethernet Private Line and Access Ethernet Virtual Private Line.  

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    2. Google Fiber dips into Kansas City's business market, but expansion is not a slam dunk

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 13 2014)

      Google Fiber dips into Kansas City's business market, but expansion is not a slam dunk

      Google Fiber finally provided a further glimpse of hope that businesses will be able to get their 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service at least in the Kansas City area, but broader expansion is hardly a given.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Consolidated Communications   Frontier

    3. CenturyLink seeks FCC approval to shut down Frame Relay, ATM service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 15 2014)

      CenturyLink seeks FCC approval to shut down Frame Relay, ATM service

      CenturyLink is seeking to shut down its legacy Frame Relay and ATM services in both its Embarq and CenturyTel affiliate regions, reflecting the service provider industry's ongoing shift to IP-based Ethernet business services. It filed a similar application for its Qwest affiliate last year.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Qwest

    4. How the Carrier Ethernet services market will top $50bn in 2015

      Explore Telecom News, Information and Updates (Oct 7 2014)

      How the Carrier Ethernet services market will top $50bn in 2015

      Increased enterprise agility and a dramatic boost to user productivity are promised by the latest wave of dynamic Carrier Ethernet services now coming to market - a market set to grow by several percentage points in size to over $50bn globally in the next five years.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    5. Globe Business bolsters top Carrier Ethernet events

      Explore AppsGadget (Sep 30 2014)

      Globe Business bolsters top Carrier Ethernet events

      Being at the forefront of technologies in enterprise connectivity by deploying superior data connections, Globe Business has been aggressively promoting the utilization of Carrier Ethernet (CE) in the industry, as well as the corresponding benefits it can provide to its customers in the Philippines.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    6. 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

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

      Explore TelecomTV (Sep 25 2014)

      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

    8. Metro Ethernet Forum joining the NaaS bandwagon

      Explore MEC - ICT Blog - The Philippine ICT Blog (Sep 25 2014)

      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

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

      Explore IT News (Sep 24 2014)

      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

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

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 24 2014)

      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

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

      Explore NetworkWorld.com (Sep 24 2014)

      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

    13. 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

    14. The Metro Ethernet Forum Tackles the NaaS Challenge

      Explore SDNCentral (Sep 24 2014)

      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

    15. 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

    16. European wholesale Carrier Ethernet market examined in new report

      Explore Financial News UK (Sep 18 2014)

      European wholesale Carrier Ethernet market examined in new report

      The need to meet growing demand from enterprises wanting to access newer applications, adopt cloud services, and connect multiple offices drives growth for the wholesale Carrier Ethernet services market according to a new report.

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan

    17. Midcontinent achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Explore Telecompaper (Sep 10 2014)

      Midcontinent achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      (Telecompaper) Midcontinent Business Solutions has earned Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Level 2.0 certification requires vigorous testing to ensure a provider can meet the functionality and performance standards required by the MEF, the only industry body offering certification of Carrier Ethernet services. 

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    18. Comcast bring 10-gig Carrier Ethernet to Knoxville

      Explore Knoxville News Sentinel (Sep 4 2014)

      Comcast bring 10-gig Carrier Ethernet to Knoxville

      The multimillion dollar investment will provide businesses throughout the city and surrounding communities “the fastest Internet platform that’s available,” said Alex Horwitz, vice president of public relations for Comcast Cable’s Big South region. Knoxville is the third market in the region to get Comcast’s so-called metro Ethernet service, following Atlanta and Nashville.

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    19. RCN Business brings services to NYC's Empire State Building

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 3 2014)

      RCN Business brings services to NYC's Empire State Building

      Business tenants will be able to get access to all of RCN Business' product set, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN . Ethernet is a large part of the portfolio. For tenants looking for an alternative Ethernet provider, they will find comfort in the fact that RCN Business' services have received the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification earlier this year.

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    20. Comcast Business Services is the World’s First Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Provider

      Explore internet service miami (Aug 22 2014)

      Comcast Business Services is the World’s First Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Provider

      Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company, today announced it is the first service provider in the world to achieve Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for E-Line and E-LAN services. As more businesses shift from legacy telecom services to Ethernet, the new CE 2.0 certifications are designed to deliver improved classes of service, service manageability, and interoperability for delivery across multiple networks.

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics   Metro Ethernet Forum

    21. Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles

      Explore Light Reading (Aug 22 2014)

      Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles

      Over the last couple of years, Comcast's commercial services unit has been putting great emphasis on its Metro Ethernet services for small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs). In its latest press release Thursday, for instance, Comcast announced that it has ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Communications Inc.   tw telecom

    22. Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Carrier Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      Explore Aktien (Aug 13 2014)

      Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Carrier Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Business is leveraging the expanded capabilities of its Carrier Ethernet fiber networks to deliver up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) broadband throughput to underserved commercial areas in Kent, Wash., and 400 Mbps to a boutique hotel in Livermore, Calif.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Comcast Business Services

    23. Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

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      Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast Business today announced the expansion of its commercial fiber network, capable of bandwidth up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps), to underserved commercial areas in Kent,Washington.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Comcast Business Services

    24. Carrier Ethernet NID – The Coveted Position

      Explore OSP Magazine (Aug 9 2014)

      Carrier Ethernet NID – The Coveted Position

      Over the past decade, Ethernet has fundamentally evolved from a best effort LAN to an efficient, carrier-class service ensuring scalable, reliable, and affordable bandwidth for business and mobile applications. Most will agree that the lion’s share of credit for this evolution goes to the Network Interface Device or NID.

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      Mentions:   SLA   OAM   Quality of Service

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