BALTIMORE — The MEF has pulled together a coalition of industry groups, including top open source groups, into a single initiative focused on how to set up and deliver on-demand network-as-a-service capabilities across the carrier landscape.
MEF CEO Nan Chen’s crowning moment in today’s opening keynotes was the announcement of a white paper by this group — hey folks, this is still telecom — called “An Industry Initiative for Third Generation Network and Services,” which is co-authored by MEF and a long roster of partner groups: ON.Lab , ONOS , OPEN-Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O) , OpenDaylight , Open Networking Foundation , Open Platform for NFV Project Inc. (OPNFV) and TM Forum .
“This is an unprecedented ability for MEF to unite the industry to deliver a vision for the industry supported by other organizations, which many of you already know and participate in,” Chen said. “I am really excited about this.”
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