Overview of 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 Network Foundations, (2) MEF SDN/NFV, or (3) MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional.
These certifications are part of MEF’s Professional Certification Framework that is 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).
Register for a Training Course Held on 1 November
Registration will be available in the coming weeks for the ProCert Exam Prep Courses shown below that will be held 8:30am to 4:30pm on Thursday, 1 November.
MEF18 event registrants will receive the ProCert training and a certification voucher at a special discounted price. If you do not intend to attend MEF18, you may still register only for the ProCert Exam Prep Course.
The MEF ProCert Exam Prep Courses
MEF Network Foundations: Beginning Your Network Transformation Journey
Introduced in 2017, MEF Network Foundations (MEF-NF) certification validates individuals’ concept-level understanding of SDN, NFV, Carrier Ethernet, and Network Orchestration/LSO. MEF-NF 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-NF). More information can be found here.
MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional: Validating In-Depth Mastery of Your SDN & NFV Skills
The MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional (MEF-SDN/NFV) certification exam will debut in April of 2018. MEF-SDN/NFV is one of the professional- level certifications that can help you earn the coveted MEF NETWORK EXPERT designation (earn 3 MEF certifications, which can include MEF-NF). The knowledge and concept-level understanding of MEF-NF is strongly encouraged as the precursor to this training. This is a perfect certification for those who are experienced in software-driven networking, who have at least two years' experience, and who understand the concepts of network virtualization. More information can be found here.
MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional: Advancing Your Career in Connectivity Technologies
The popular MEF-CECP certification recognizes individuals who demonstrate expertise and excellence in technological knowledge and understanding of Carrier Ethernet service specifications and definitions. Nearly 5,600 MEF-CECPs are employed by 440 companies in 84 countries, making this the most successful vendor-neutral certification in the history of the industry. 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 MEF-NF). MEF strongly recommends mastery at a conceptual level of Carrier Ethernet technologies, and thus recommends the MEF-NF certification as a prerequisite. More details can be found here.
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.