MEF unveils 'Third Network' vision for NaaS

Thursday 25 September 2014 | 09:36 CET | News
The Metro Ethernet Form has announced a new 'Third Network' vision to deliver networks with internet-like agility and ubiquity and CE 2.0-like performance and security. The Third Network vision is based on Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) principles and the MEF's extensive body of CE 2.0 work. Initiatives include service orchestration functions, APIs and a protocol-independent NaaS information model and service definitions, all to support NaaS between physical and virtual service endpoints. "We believe that the world needs a new network that builds upon the strengths of both the Internet and CE

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