MEF17 Surpasses 50 Service Provider, Technology Vendor Sponsors

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Spectrum Enterprise, Windstream, Tata Communications, EXFO, Silver Peak, Coriant, Fortinet, Neustar, Nokia, Atrinet, NoviFlow, and Viavi Solutions among latest to join

MEF, the driving force enabling agile, assured, and orchestrated Third Network services, is pleased to announce broad and growing support for its world-class MEF17 (www.MEF17.com) global networking event, to be held 13-16 November in Orlando, Florida, USA at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort.

With a target audience of 1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies and 35+ countries, MEF17 is the world’s premier networking opportunity for communications executives and other senior professionals focused on application-aware Third Network services that are optimized for the digital economy and the hyper-connected world.

MEF17’s list of 50+ sponsors includes leading service providers, technology solutions providers, software services and network consulting firms and testing companies. One-third of MEF17 sponsors are service providers.

Platinum Sponsors: AT&T, Comcast Business, PCCW Global, Spectrum Enterprise, and Verizon.

Gold Sponsors: CenturyLink, Amdocs, Ciena, EXFO, Fujitsu, InfoVista, RAD, and Silver Peak.

Silver Sponsors: C&W Networks, Epsilon, GBI, PLDT, Sparkle, Windstream, Zayo, Accedian, ADTRAN, ADVA Optical Networking, Canoga Perkins, CENX, Coriant, ECI, Fortinet, Infinera, Iometrix, MRV Communications, NEC/Netcracker, Neustar, Nokia, and Spirent.

Bronze Sponsors: Tata Communications, Amartus, Atrinet, CDG, Champion ONE, Datavision, Net2Edge, Niagara Networks, NoviFlow, Omnitron Systems, Telco Systems, and Viavi Solutions.

Activity Sponsor: Fibrenoire.

LSO Hackathon Sponsors: Clearcable and Local Backhaul Networks.

“We are pleased by the pace at which sponsors have been committing their support to MEF17 and take their robust engagement as a sign of the dedication by industry innovators to accelerate the transition to a new generation of on-demand services,” said Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF. “MEF17 is on track to be one of our most successful events to date, bringing together all of the key players enabling the development and delivery of these services over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, NFV and CE 2.0.”