MEF joins China SDN/NFV Industry Alliance.

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Memorandum Of Understanding Centers On LSO As A Key Enabler Of SDN & NFV

The MEF and the SDN/NFV Industry Alliance have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a high-level framework of cooperation between the two parties. The MOU identifies initial areas of collaboration centered on the MEF's LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration) initiative as an important enabler of SDN and NFV technologies, supporting dynamic packet-based services for business and mobile applications.

The MOU was signed on Tuesday 12th April at the annual China SDN/NFV Conference held this week in Beijing. The MEF is participating in the event as a new member of the SDN/NFV Industry Alliance.

The MOU recognizes that the MEF's new OpenLSO (Open Lifecycle Services Orchestration) and OpenCS (Open Connectivity Services) initiatives provide an evolutionary path for the practical introduction of open source-based solutions for both the orchestration and connectivity services layers.

OpenLSO is an orchestration ecosystem that enables a reference implementation of open...

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