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network element layer (NEL)

The Network ElementLayer (NEL) is a logical layer of Fault, Configuration, Account, Performance, and Security (FCAPS) in Telecommunications Control Networks (TMN).

The logical architecture of FCAPS

The logical architecture of FCAPS

The NEL layer bids the abstraction of functions related to the technology, provider, and network resources or network elements that support general communication services.

The term Network Element Layer occurs in the Telecommunications Control Network (TMN) and also in local area networks. The function of the network element layer is to manage specific network element groups and to correlate and analyze their data.

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Englisch: network element layer - NEL
Updated at: 07.08.2013
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