With Carrier Ethernet, SA is poised for improvements in the availability and quality of communications, says the MEF.
As cable capacity in African markets expands, Ethernet is becoming the technology of choice for companies, says MEF.
The ubiquity of Ethernet within enterprise networks, and increased network engineering skills drive growth, says Neotel.
The MEF invites professionals involved in architecting, provisioning, billing and managing Carrier Ethernet to the event.
The Metro Ethernet Forum wants operators to collaborate to create standardised, high-performance networks.
The project initiated by the industry bodies will provide the basis of future compliance and benchmark testing in the cloud space.
MEF GEN14 will define the future of network-enabled cloud, data and mobile services powered by Carrier Ethernet 2.0, SDN and virtualisation technologies.
Growing international competition prompts emerging markets to mandate world-class Ethernet services.
The forum will promote more coherent standards for storage on Ethernet networks and better equip Ethernet to suit large-scale cloud services.
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ethernet, the networking technology's alumni will be heading back to where it all began.
South African operators are moving on next-generation wireless technology, but is the country LTE-ready?
Carrier Ethernet leverages the performance of traditional PSTN and the Internet to enable global communications.