NEF Partner, AboveNet, Receives Metro Ethernet Forum Certifications

NEF Partner, AboveNet, Receives Metro Ethernet Forum Certifications

NEF is proud to announce that its partner, AboveNet, Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, has recently attained Metro Ethernet Forum’s MEF 9 and 14 certifications for 10Gigabit Ethernet Price Line, Metro Area Network and Wide Area Network services.

AboveNet’s commitment to high bandwidth services makes for an ideal partnership with NEF, a premier telecommunications broker. Through this partnership, NEF will now be able to offers its customers certified services from AboveNet. The Metro Ethernet Forum certifications mean that AboveNet has met the rigorous standards for high bandwidth services, services that will be passed onto NEF customers. Additionally, AboveNet has become the world’s first to be certified for its 10Gigabut Ethernet services under the MEF endorsed process.

The thorough testing and review for MEF certification has established a solid foundation for Carrier Ethernet ubiquity & interoperability, with the goal of helping Enterprises and Carriers benefit from the increased bandwidth of 10GbE services. AboveNet’s certification proves that Carrier Ethernet can provide fully compliant services and high speeds, not reaching 10Gbps.

About AboveNet, Inc.
AboveNet provides fiber optic connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among 14 top U.S. metro markets and London, UK. Its network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government.

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