What Does NEBS Compliance Mean?
NEBS Compliance refers to the conformance of a network product to the requirements of the Network Equipment Building System (NEBS) standard. Compliance to this standard indicates that a network product or a telecommunications equipment performs at its optimum capacity. This standard was developed by Bell Laboratories in the 1970s to handle the allocation of equipment and hardware for a Regional Bell Operating Company’s (RBOC’s) central location. As telecommunications technology has advanced, the NEBS standard has been helpful in providing directives for telephone setups, as well as for the physical protection of equipment.