What are the benefits of MEF CE 2.0 certification program?

Carrier Ethernet equipment vendors wish to ensure that their products meet customers’ requirements and conform to the Carrier Ethernet specifications and highest quality standards. One of the ways ensure this, is by getting certification for your product and services by a well established professional organization, such as the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). The Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) program is the MEF framework, through which service providers and equipment vendors can demonstrate their compliance with globally recognized MEF Carrier Ethernet service specifications. CE 2.0 standards accelerate the deployment of Carrier…

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MEF’s next generation Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE2.0)

If you have been in this industry long enough, you probably know “what goes around, comes around.” Several years ago I coined the term Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE2.0) (What is Carrier Ethernet 2.0?) during an Ethernet industry event and today the Metro Ethernet Forum has announced its launch with the CE2.0 initiative.  Prior to this announcement Carrier Ethernet 1.0 (CE 1.0) encompassed standardized Ethernet services over a single provider’s network.  As with new generations of networking CE2.0 specifies several new features: Specifically Multiple Classes of Service (Multi-CoS), Ethernet Network to…

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