Industry Embraces the "Third Network" and Lifecycle Service Orchestration at GEN14

Professional excellence and innvation showcases on demand connectivity, CE 2.0 Lifecycle Service Orchestration using APIs and more

More than 1,100 attendees representing 350+ companies from 36 countries and world-class Carrier Ethernet, Service Orchestration, SDN, NFV, optical and cloud service expert speakers assembled in Washington DC this week at GEN14 ( The message was clear that the world is ready to embrace the MEF's vision of the Third Network - the industry is working in collaboration building upon the strengths of both and the Internet and CE 2.0 to define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and develop NFV and SDN implementations enabling Agile, Assured and Orchestrated Network as a Service.

"Security is a key indicator of a high quality network service as promised by the Third Network and Wedge is committed to promoting Security as a Service as a key contribution to the MEF’s vision. Wedge’s technology is high performance, software defined, that can seamlessly embed security within the network and orchestrate a personalized service across multiple network segments with built-in automated security functions.” Dr. Hongwen Zhang, CEO of Wedge Networks.

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