Reliable Condition Monitoring of Telecommunication Services with Time-Varying Load Characteristic

  • Günter Fahrnberger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10722)


In general, SLAs (Service-Level Agreements) between TSPs (Telecommunication Service Providers) and their computer system vendors contain grants of penalty demands on the vendors in case of SLA violations. Occasionally, TSPs also cede such rights to their customers. In this case, TSPs behave wisely if they install CMSs (Condition Monitoring Systems) that nonstop supervise all significant KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) of their services and red-flag noticeable service problems. Scientists have researched a variety of concepts for CMSs with machined dynamic thresholds, for instance, to take the material aging of rotary machines into account. Nary such a concept deftly copes with time-based volatility, e.g. telecommunication services that show time-varying load characteristic. This disquisition fills this gap by presenting the requirements, the architecture, and the reliability analysis for an applicable CMS (Condition Monitoring System).


CM CMS Condition Monitoring Condition Monitoring System Icinga Measurement Monitoring Nagios Prediction Supervision Surveillance 



Many thanks to Bettina Baumgartner from the University of Vienna for proofreading this paper!


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of HagenHagenGermany

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