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TIME First In Malaysia To Be MEF 3.0 LSO Sonata-Certified
July 8, 2021 News


TIME dotCom (TIME) announced today that it has become the first in Malaysia to be Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) Sonata-certified by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for implementing Application Programming Interface (APIs) that enable automated ordering of Carrier Ethernet (CE) Access E-Line services on its network.

MEF’s LSO Sonata provides standards for interoperability amongst service providers, enabling service and process automation across providers and networks. With this certification, TIME is ready to connect with other providers globally who meet MEF’s LSO Sonata standards offering automated quotation, orders and inventory services.

“We are excited to be Malaysia’s first telco to be MEF 3.0 LSO Sonata-certified. TIME is fully supportive of these standards in creating an ecosystem for frictionless inter-provider interactions,” said Ang Thing Jiun, Chief Technology Officer of TIME.

He adds that the certification is a critical part of the push to accelerate the automation of network services in line with the evolving needs of customers as part of their digital transformation journey. Automated lifecycle service orchestration will provide a seamless and more efficient customer experience, delivering comprehensive end-to-end solutions to ensure businesses can adapt and scale accordingly.

TIME’s full range of products and solutions is now more defined than ever. Together with the service orchestration and network functions virtualisation, TIME has set up its network to allow for software-driven functions, negating the traditional reliance on hardware and making it easier to provide a more open, agile and automated environment for its customers.