MEF Professional Certification Exam Preparation Courses
MEF18 offers the unique opportunity to take one of three popular MEF Professional Certification (ProCert) Exam Preparation Courses: (1) MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional, (2) MEF Network Foundations, or (3) MEF SDN/NFV.
- Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 8AM to 5PM (courses running simultaneously):
- MEF Network Foundations (MEF-NF) Course
- MEF Carrier Ethernet Professional (MEF-CECP) Course
- Monday, October 29, 2018 | 8AM to 5PM
- Software Defined Networks (SDN) Network Functions Virtualization (MEF-SDN/NFV) Course
To register for the courses listed above please click here. Exam prep course costs are separate from MEF18 registration costs. To attend only the Professional Certification Courses and not MEF18, please select "Certification Preparation Course - ONLY" as your registration type.
These certifications are part of MEF’s Professional Certification Framework designed to create a global ecosystem of certified professionals with leading-edge skills required to support agile, assured, and orchestrated services for the digital economy. The framework comprises a family of essential, professional, expert, and master level certifications. Currently available and planned professional certifications will cover the concepts and skills needed to build automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, NFV, and Carrier Ethernet. Development of these advanced networks will accelerate the worldwide transition to dynamic MEF 3.0 services that provide user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities.
Delivered by MEF Accredited Training Providers (MEF-ATP's), utilizing approved curriculum to expertly guide your preparation, the ProCert Exam Prep Courses introduce the knowledge domains, learning resources, relevant technical specifications, and key areas that students will need to master to be able to pass that particular MEF Professional Certification exam. Each course offers a complete checklist that guides your exam preparation and includes a pre-paid voucher to take the exam when you are ready (good for one year).
MEF Network Foundations (MEF-NF)
This is a 2-day official curriculum workshop that prepares candidates for the MEF Network Foundations (MEF-NF) certification exam. Passing the MEF-NF (MEF-NF 101.1) exam formally certifies that the successful candidate has vendor-neutral conceptual knowledge of the major domains of software-driven networking including SDN, NFV, Carrier Ethernet, LSO/Orchestration, and use cases. This new certification is geared toward the marketing, product development & technical sales professional working in a support role for an organization either providing or consuming modern network services (for example: enterprise data centres, carrier managers & network operations centres). Format: 1-day live instructor-led training at the MEF18 event followed by 1 day live virtual class. Opportunity to take and pass the MEF Network Foundations certification exam remotely from your own location. Click here to register!
Carrier Ethernet Services Explained (MEF-CECP)
This is a 3-day official curriculum workshop that provides an overview of Carrier Ethernet technologies, the MEF’s Carrier Ethernet specifications for services. Candidates will get a solid foundation to the principles of network and service design, covering in detail Carrier Ethernet Services and functions and furthermore how these services can be delivered over carrier core, metro and access networks. Ideal for pre-sales Engineers, Network Engineers, Product Specialists and other non-technical job roles that require an in-depth knowledge of Carrier Ethernet and the latest MEF standards and specifications. Format: 6 x 1hr pre-course online modules followed by 1-day live instructor-led training at MEF 18 event followed by 2 days live virtual class. Opportunity to take and pass the MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional Exam (Blueprint D) remotely from your own location. Click here to register!
Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (MEF-SDN/NFV)
This is a 3-day hands-on intensive workshop ideal for candidates wishing to pursue their MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional skills certification. The workshop describes the key concepts in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and NFV including architecture and key functions. Specialist hands-on labs consolidate your understanding of key principles. Ideal for strategic planners, network architects, network managers, systems engineers, service planners and carrier operation staff who are responsible for planning, implementing and deploying networks which may require SDN and/or NFV deployments and projects. Format: 1-day live instructor-led training at the MEF18 event followed by 2 days live virtual class. Opportunity to take the MEF SDN/NFV Professional certification exam remotely from your own location. Click here to register!
MEF 2018 Awards - MEF Certified Professional of the Year
The MEF 2018 Award for MEF Certified Professionals recognizes the individual who exhibited professional excellence and advanced the work of the MEF and the development of MEF 3.0 solutions over the past year. Details on this award will be available soon.