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Certification Prep Courses at MEF18

November 1, 2018

MEF18 includes the opportunity to take one of the popular MEF Professional Certification (ProCert) Prep Courses in MEF’s growing framework of professional networking skills certifications.

Delivered by MEF Accredited Training Providers (MEF-ATP's), utilizing approved curriculum to expertly guide your preparation, these 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 day-long session is a complete, in-depth introduction, a detailed checklist that guides your personal follow-up for your exam preparation. Each MEF ProCert Prep course includes a pre-paid voucher to take the exam when you're ready (good for one year).

About MEF Training & Certification

MEF employs a rigorous process to approve training providers and instructors. Your training experience will be top-notch, delivered by experienced professionals who know the content areas in a manner that will prepare you for the MEF certification exams. Each cert prep course (choose one only; due to currriculum availability you will not be able to switch your prep course once MEF18 starts) lasts the entire day. Each cert prep course begins on Thursday, November 1, at 8:30 am and will last until 4:30 pm the same day. Your training includes lunch and all snacks for that day at the MEF18 event.  We know that sometimes it’s often easier to get corporate permission to attend a training event than simply “a convention in Los Angeles”—so why not do both! Return from Los Angeles having enjoyed the complete MEF experience—learning, networking, being a part of meetings and seeing what’s going on—plus the added benefit of receiving the preparation to take one of the three MEF ProCert exams in the next few weeks--when you are ready. What a tremendous opportunity!


The MEF ProCert Exam Prep Courses
(choose one class only)

MEF Network Foundations: The Beginning of Your Network Transformation Journey

MEF Network Foundations (MEF-NF) certification is the place to start when you want to gain a strong supporting knowledge of the technology concepts of today's software-driven networking technologies. MEF Network Foundations is the first of the brand-new "stack" of three MEF Professional Certifications that will earn you the coveted MEF NETWORK EXPERT designation (earn 3 MEF certifications, which can include the MEF-Network Foundations). This is a perfect first-time introduction for those in technical sales, or for those networking pros who have a vendor-specific certification and want to learn more about the software-driven networks that are increasingly becoming part of the IT landscape. More information about this valuable certification can be found here.

MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional Exam: Validating In-Depth Mastery of Your SDN & NFV Skills

MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional, the latest of the MEF ProCert Framework, is a major practitioner-level exam that will debut in late March of 2018. Third Network Foundations will be the foundation certification in a line-up of new MEF professional-level certifications.  MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional is one of the professional level of the brand-new and growing "stack" of three MEF Professional Certifications that will earn you the coveted MEF NETWORK EXPERT designation (earn 3 MEF certifications, which can include the MEF-Network Foundations). The knowledge and concept-level understanding of MEF Network Foundations is strongly encouraged as the precursor to this training. This is a perfect certification for those in who are experienced in software-driven networking, who have at least two years' experience, and who understand the concepts of network virtualization. More information about this valuable certification can be found on here.

MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional: The Launching Pad for Your Career in Carrier/Connectivity Technologies

The MEF-CECP certification was created to validate the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the many people within those companies who design, sell, deploy and support Carrier Ethernet services and products their companies provide. It is the industry’s first vendor-neutral certification and demonstrates that the professionals who have passed this rigorous certification have acquired the key competency and skills to design, market, deploy and support Carrier Ethernet equipment, networks, and services that represent the next generation of telecommunications technology. MEF-CECP is one of the professional level of the brand-new and growing "stack" of three MEF Professional Certifications that will earn you the coveted MEF NETWORK EXPERT designation (earn 3 MEF certifications, which can include the MEF-Network Foundations). More details on MEF-CECP can be found here.  

MEF-CECP is a technical certification that recognizes the Carrier Ethernet expertise in professionals from a cross section of job functions including Product Management, Sales Engineering, Product Development, Network Engineering, Network Architecture, Product Support and Network Operations. MEF strongly recommends mastery at a conceptual level of these technologies, and thus recommends the MEF Network Foundations certification as a prerequisite.

For more information on the MEF Professional Certification Framework click here.

Cost of Cert Prep Training & Your Exam

We've created a special opportunity for those who want to attend the cert prep training and (when you are ready) certification made available at MEF18.

As a registered participant of MEF18, you will receive training and a certification voucher (good for one year) at a special discounted price.  If you do not intend to participate in any of the MEF18 specific talks or events, you may still register only for Thursday, November 1, attend the certification prep course of your choice, and take home an exam voucher as well.

How to Sign Up   Registration Will Be Open Soon!

You will have the option to sign up for one of the three certification prep courses:

  • MEF Network Foundations Certified Professional (MEF-NF) certification prep course and voucher for the exam;
  • MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional (MEF-SDN/NFV) certification prep course and voucher for the exam;
  • MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (MEF-CECP) certification prep course and voucher for the exam;

For questions before you register, please contact MEF’s certification guru, Rick Bauer, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 Third Network solutions.  For more details and to participate in the MEF 2018 Awards program - details coming soon.

 

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