Comcast Business, Spectrum Enterprise, Telia Co., and PCCW Global this week became the first service providers to receive the MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services certification. Developed by MEF and first announced in November, the certification aims to help enterprises select an SD-WAN vendor or service provider.
MEF President Nan Chen expects to see the MEF 3.0 certification gain widespread adoption moving forward. “We expect broad adoption of certified MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services and technologies will help fuel market growth and enable the creation of powerful new hybrid networking solutions optimized by digital transformation,” he said in a statement.
Certified vendors and service providers have been tested against the requirements defined in the MEF 70 SD-WAN Service Attributes and Services standard. As with the first round of vendor certifications in January, testing was conducted by Spirent Communications.