mef16-advances-third-network-services-for-hyper-connected-world-and-digital-economyOriginally posted to TelecomNewsroom,

The Third Network made quite the showing at the recent MEF16 global networking event in Baltimore. Hosted by MEF, MEF16 attracted more than 1,000 registrants from 30 countries and 260 companies. There were more than 120 sponsors, event partners and participating companies on hand as well.

“MEF16 provided an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to engage with world-leading service and technology innovators and to be inspired by their diligent efforts to usher in a new era of on-demand services that will reshape the communications landscape,” stated Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer, MEF.

MEF16 brought together industry experts, service providers and others in order to share information about industry efforts that enable Third Network services. These emerging services provide an on-demand experience with user-directed control over service capabilities and cloud connectivity and delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN, NFV, and CE 2.0 (Carrier Ethernet 2.0).

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