Telstra's Ethernet service gets MEF 9 and 14 certifications

Telstra has taken another step forward with its global Ethernet service suite by securing the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certifications.

With MEF 14 certification for its Ethernet services in hand, enterprises that buy Telstra's Ethernet service will be able to know that their service adheres to premium performance characteristics including throughput, jitter, bandwidth profile and traffic management, while MEF 9 certification verifies that their Ethernet service performs to the functional specifications and attributes as defined by the MEF. Included in Telstra's Ethernet service suite are Ethernet Private Line service, and its Ethernet Virtual Private Line and Virtual Private LAN services, which were launched in August 2008 and August 2009, respectively.

Gina Nomellini, Vice President, Global Products & Marketing Telstra International, said in a release that these new certifications "assures customers that our services offer premium performance and a rich feature set that is compatible with MEF-certified Ethernet products and services."

For more:
- see the release here

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