MEF certification

Dr. Zegenhagen passed his certification at EANTC

Dr. Stefan Zegenhagen, director of development for Carrier Ethernet products at arcutronix GmbH, has passed the official examination of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for "Carrier Ethernet Professional 2.0" at EANTC in Berlin. The successful testing and the passed certificate confirm that Dr. Zegenhagen is familiar with the requirements and services of Carrier Ethernet 2.0. He will transfer his knowledge into the team and adapt the upcoming products from arcutronix to the requirements of  MEF.

The certification program of the MEF for the latest version of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 was introduced in 2012. The new CE 2.0 certification program for services and equipment complements the presentation of the new version of Carrier Ethernet with eight new services. CE 2.0 brings over the previous version, significant improvements through the alignment of the MEF services to the needs of companies with respect to the application performance by specific service level agreements. The CE 2.0 certification was developed to bring the benefits for users, service providers and equipment manufacturers available more quickly - with higher quality and lower costs.

CE 2.0 supports multiple classes of service and management across interconnected provider networks across. CE 1.0 only standardized services through a dedicated network. E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree and the new e-access service are now both port-based as well as a virtual service certifiable. The MEF 9 and MEF recognized retained 14 certifications.

Andreas Zimmermann, CTO of arcutronix, is pleased with the successful certification. "Especially the short time it took to achieve certification according MEF2.0 shows that arcutronix has worked and developed previously at a high level. The learned requirements will help us to improve our products to serve our clients at the highest level. "