White Papers

August 01, 2016

This paper reviews the benefits of and considerations for combining CE 2.0 and NFV

September 22, 2015

This paper examines the emergence of Third Network architecture in the metro access and mobile backhaul networks using SDN and NFV

August 04, 2015

This paper details backhaul for small cells deployed in an urban scenario

July 14, 2015

This paper explains MEF 6.2 bandwidth profiles in relation to MEF 6.1 bandwidth profiles

January 13, 2015

This paper examines how Carrier Ethernet fits together with software-defined networking

November 25, 2014

The MEF’s vision is based on network as a service principles which make the network appear as a user’s own virtual network

November 12, 2013
Metro Ethernet Forum

This paper provides a technical overview of the MEF CE 2.0 E-Access services standard, with implementation guidelines and sample

May 20, 2013
Metro Ethernet Forum

This paper describes ways for the backhaul Provider to optimize the use of mobile backhaul bandwidth resulting in considerable cost savings as well as improving application-specific QoS

April 22, 2013
Metro Ethernet Forum

Examining the choices for your business applications

March 27, 2012

By implementing a well-crafted new Diameter network, service providers can create an intelligent, elastic foundation for service innovation

March 06, 2012

The WaveLogic 3 technology enables the transformation of the network into a dynamic intelligent resource

February 26, 2012

Actionable, MEF-aligned service performance assurance and visualization will help CSPs to accelerate Carrier Ethernet time-to-revenue

November 29, 2011
Infonetics Research

If price of 100G is twice 40G, then the 100G era can begin in earnest in 2013

November 22, 2011
Infonetics Research

Carrier Ethernet solves the challenges of LTE mobile backhaul

May 17, 2011

A comprehensive guide to network and service performance testing