Affiliations

“Establishment of OpenCloud Connect is a reflection of Ethernet’s critical position in the future of the communications industry,” says Ihab Tarazi, Vice President Global Product Technology & Strategy, Verizon & Chairman, MEF. “Ethernet is ideal for delivering dynamic high speed bandwidth for public and private clouds with reliability, scalability and high performance.”

“Solutions from OpenCloud Connect will increase demand for Carrier Ethernet services –aligning it closely with the MEF’s objectives and mission to accelerate the adoption of carrier-class Ethernet globally,” says Nan Chen, president of the MEF.

About the MEF

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The MEF is a global industry alliance comprising more than 210 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. The MEF develops Carrier Ethernet technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.

For more information about the Forum, including a complete listing of all current MEF members, please visit the MEF web site at MetroEthernetForum.org