AboveNet, a provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet services, has received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s MEF 9 and 14 certifications for its complete array of metro and WAN services.
MEF 9 verifies that a service provider’s Carrier Ethernet private line (EPL), virtual private line (EVPL) and LAN (ELAN) services comply with MEF functional specifications defined for each service. MEF 14 verifies that Carrier Ethernet services comply with MEF service performance objectives. (For more on AboveNet, click here).
"This certification shows that Carrier Ethernet can provide fully compliant services at high speeds, now reaching 10 Gbps, with high-bandwidth providers like AboveNet meeting the rigorous testing standards verified by Iometrix," said Nan Chen, president of the Metro Ethernet Forum, in a prepared statement.