CARRIER ETHERNET 2.0 CERTIFICATION
The new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program enables:
Service Providers to certify that their E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree and/or E-Access services are compliant with the relevant MEF specifications Equipment Vendors to certify that their products support delivery of E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree and/or E-Access services through compliance with the relevant specifications
The Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program is a continuation of the highly successful MEF Certification Program that began in 2005 and has resulted in over 1,000 services and devices certified as MEF 9, MEF 14 and MEF 18 compliant. These certifications were achieved 64 service providers and 83 equipment vendors in over 100 countries in every continent. For more information on Carrier Ethernet 1.0 certification to date, click here.
CE 2.0 Certification is described in the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification Blueprint. The Blueprint describes the attributes tested in 680 test cases covered by the certification in the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification Test Plan.
Certification is available for individual services. It is possible to certify for one or more of the eight Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services shown in the table below:
PILOT PHASE PARTICIPATION
The pilot phase is the first opportunity for service providers and equipment vendors to enter the certification process and to become CE 2.0 certified companies, while enabling the MEF Certification Committee to finalize the CE 2.0 Test Plan based on the pilot phase results.
Participation in the pilot phase is open to all service providers and equipment vendors that are MEF members. If your company is interested in receiving more details about the pilot phase or to register for the pilot phase,
If your company is interested in joining the MEF, please contact Alysia Bennett (email@example.com).
The pilot phase of the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification program will end in October 2012 for Equipment Vendors with the first certified companies being announced at the MEF Quarterly Meeting 4Q2012 in Shanghai January 2013 for Services Providers with the first certified companies being announced at the MEF Quarterly Meeting 1Q2013 (location to be announced)