Windstream Enterprise Achieves MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Certification

Windstream Enterprise has attained MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services certification for its VMware-powered SD-WAN, validating conformance to the industry’s first global standard defining SD-WAN and its service attributes.

This recognition from MEF entrusts Windstream Enterprise with shaping the direction and growth of the SD-WAN services market through industry standardization and certification of services, technologies and professionals.

MEF is a leading communications industry organization with the mission to develop a global federation of network, cloud and technology providers supporting dynamic, assured and certified services that empower enterprise digital transformation.

MEF is the only standards body globally qualified to certify SD-WAN technology and managed service providers that demonstrate compliance with industry best practices.

The acknowledgment from MEF via this certification, performed by Spirent, assures that Windstream Enterprise customers are receiving an SD-WAN solution that meets the highest standard for maximum agility and integrity possible.

The adoption of MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services standards empowers service providers to unlock new digital overlay service potential and better adapt to the application-centric needs of enterprise customers. In turn, enterprises can quickly assess and verify foundational components of a certified SD-WAN solution to fully address their business requirements and future-proof an organization.