Finalists Named for 2023 MEF Excellence Awards
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEF, a global industry association of network, cloud, security and technology providers accelerating enterprise digital transformation, announced finalists today for its 2023 MEF Excellence Awards. MEF’s award program recognizes excellence and innovation amongst the global community of service providers, technology companies, and others who are playing leading roles in driving industry transformation to dynamic services across a global ecosystem of automated networks. Winners will be recognized at MEF’s Global Networking-as-a-Service Event (GNE), October 2-4 in Dallas, Texas.
Award finalists were selected based on rigorous criteria by an esteemed panel of senior industry analysts from Appledore Research, AvidThink, Dell’Oro, Frost & Sullivan, ISG, Omdia, TeleGeography, and Vertical Systems.
2023 MEF Excellence Awards Finalists
The Dynamic Services category includes awards for Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) Provider of the Year, Best NaaS Vision, Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) Managed Service Provider of the Year, SD-WAN Managed Service Provider of the Year, On-demand MEF 3.0 Service Provider of the Year, and MEF 3.0 Certified Service Provider of the Year. Finalists are:
The Automated Ecosystem category inclues awards for Service Automation Leadership - LSO Business API Partner Implementations, Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) Solution Provider of the Year, LSO Market Leadership, Best Services Ecosystem Automation Platform, Most Impactful Service Automation Vendor, Best Service Automation Innovation Vendor, and LSO Connectivity Exchange of the Year. Finalists are:
Additionally, outstanding individuals will be recognized for exceptional leadership with the Industry Executive of the Year award, and for positive industry impact with the Michael Howard Industry Impact award.
“The 2023 MEF Excellence Awards program acknowledges the exceptional accomplishments and pioneering advancements achieved by forward-thinking organizations and individuals within the automated services ecosystem, and we are proud to announce this year’s finalists," said Nan Chen, President, MEF. "These companies and individuals are leading the way in the development of automated services, and their achievements are truly remarkable. We look forward to celebrating their success at our gala awards event in October."
Awards will be presented to all winners during the MEF Excellence Awards gala dinner on October 3 at GNE.