REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – October 17, 2018 – Dell’Oro Group is pleased to announce its support for MEF as an analyst partner at the MEF18 networking event (MEF18event.com), held 29 October – 2 November 2018 at the JW Marriott LA LIVE in Los Angeles, California. With a target audience of 1,000 attendees from 275+ companies and 35+ countries, MEF18 is the premier industry event for the world’s top communications service and technology innovators.

MEF will assemble executives and other leading experts who are committed to accelerating worldwide adoption of assured services orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated networks powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV. Aligned with the MEF 3.0 Framework, these new, game-changing services empower users with the dynamic performance and security required to thrive in the digital economy.

“MEF18 is an invaluable platform for learning and sharing ideas about the latest communications services and technologies,” said Shin Umeda, Vice President, Dell’Oro Group. “Nowhere else is it possible to engage with so many industry experts of the emerging MEF 3.0 construct.”

Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, will be the judge in the POC showcase at the show.

“MEF18 will uniquely empower industry stakeholders with the very best line-up of speakers, extraordinary peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and valuable insight into assured services and automation technologies like SD-WAN and LSO that will be critical to successful digital transformation,” said Nan Chen, President, MEF. “A broad range of top industry analyst partners bring enormous value to our event, and we are delighted with the support we have received from Dell’Oro Group for this year’s show.”