So what comes after Carrier Ethernet 2.0 for MEF? Over the last few years, the MEF has been focusing on the 'Third Network', and this morning they put it all together under a new and more specifically-defined umbrella, the MEF 3.0 Transformational Global Services Framework.... [visit site to read more]
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Insiders seem to agree the trend line for Carrier Ethernet is upward. There is disagreement about whether that growth will be gradual or dramatic.
Continuous advancements in technology and hyperbolic cloud growth is straining all networks at carrier central offices and data centers alike. Virtually all aspects of the data center have evolved - from Ethernet speeds to software defined networks and even SD-WAN. Show More Summary
This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Mannix O’Connor, Director of Technical Marketing at MRV Communications With the continuous demand for hyper-scale migrations to the cloud, mobile broadband and high-definition video applications,...Show More Summary
Here's a quick rundown on other news from this week, including a regional fiber win, some submarine cable action, some carrier Ethernet, and a virtualized router deployment:... [visit site to read more]
Carrier Ethernet is a potent and increasingly important tool as overall bandwidth demand and the need for flexibility both increase.
There are a couple of really great things about transmitting data using light as the carrier. It can be focused so that it doesn’t spill all over the neighborhood like radio signals do — giving it both some security against eavesdropping and preventing one signal from stepping on another’s toes. Show More Summary
Level 3 unveiled some new capabilities this morning over in Europe. The global network operator has expanded its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 footprint onto its pan-European network.... [visit site to read more]
A discussion of carrier ethernet rankings according to Vertical Systems Group.
Cisco continues to be the service providers' top-choice core/edge router and carrier Ethernet switch vendor, according to a new IHS Infonetics report.
In 2014, the global Ethernet equipment market declined 2 percent from the previous year to $27 billion due to declines in the VDSL, EPON and SONET/SDH segments and a slowdown in microwave sales, said IHS in a new report.
ATIS and the Metro Ethernet Forum have completed joint effort to update the Access Service Request ordering process to fully support MEF-defined Carrier Ethernet services, a move that they say will give service providers a standards-based guide to automate and operationalize their Ethernet service offerings.
Charter Communications made it official that it will acquire Time Warner Cable for $56.7 billion in cash and stock, a deal that will immediately enhance its fiber reach and Ethernet capabilities for business and wholesale carrier customers.
TeliaSonera has become the latest service provider to gain the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification (CE 2.0), adding new quality and service enhancements to its retail and wholesale lines for business and carrier customers.