The telco industry has long clamored for more cooperation between open source communities and standard development organizations, so today’s announcement that MEF and ONAP had agreed to collaborate on end-to-end automated and orchestrated services was welcome news.
With the memorandum of understanding, MEF is now an associate member of both Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) and the Linux Foundation. In turn, the Linux Foundation is now an auditing member of MEF. Together, ONAP and MEF have more than 250 member companies in the combined fold. (See MEF, ONAP Collaborate on LSO, Automation.)
Read more at Telco Transformation.