Pascal Menezes, MEF's CTO, provides some highlights of MEF16 in Baltimore.
One of the big themes was machine-driven, inter-provider communications based on APIs, which could be used to improve services across network boundaries in an automated. Another theme is automated analytics and machine learning for self-healing networks.
MEF has just published a white paper on the idea of the Third Network that was written in coordination with other standards bodies.
Looking ahead to 2017, the MEF plans to build more resources for the developer community.
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