MEF Carrier Ethernet & CE 2.0
A ubiquitous, standardized, carrier-class Service and Network defined by five attributes that distinguish it from familiar LAN based Ethernet. Enterprise users more typically refer to to Carrier Ethernet as Ethernet Business Services.
Since 2012 CE 2.0 – a new generation of Carrier Ethernet defined below – is having a significant impact on the market. CE 2.0 greatly expands from 3 services in CE 1.0 to
For Service Providers: CE 2.0 is set of MEF CE 2.0 Certified network elements that connect to transport Carrier Ethernet services for all users, locally & worldwide. Carrier Ethernet services are carried over physical Ethernet networks and other legacy transport technologies.
Further details are shown on the Carrier Ethernet Services page.
The original carrier Ethernet(now termed CE1.0) delivers: standardized carrier-class services over one provider’s network
Impact of Carrier Ethernet
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