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ALSO CALLED: Network Centers, NOC
DEFINITION: A network operations center (NOC) is a place from which administrators supervise, monitor and maintain a telecommunications network. Large enterprises with large networks as well as large network service providers typically have a network operations center, a room containing visualizations of the network or networks that are being monitored, workstations at which the detailed status of the network  … 
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Securing Your IT Infrastructure with SOC/NOC Collaboration
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Get help seamlessly integrating log management into IT operations to effectively integrate SOC and NOC, empowering your organization to effectively manage your IT infrastructure while simultaneously ensuring its security.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Help Desk and the Network Operations Center: What MSPs Need and Why
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource defines and discusses network operations centers and help desks, including their functions, what differentiates them from one another, how they contribute to a managed service provider's business, and whether or not MSPs should consider outsourcing them.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

N-able Technologies

Building and Operating a Network Operating Center (NOC) and Help Desk
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the importance of providing a network operating center (NOC) or help desk to your clients. This white paper outlines different NOC/help desk models and tips to build successful services.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

ConnectWise

A Hidden Security Danger: Network Timing
sponsored by Symmetricom
WHITE PAPER: Most anyone who uses a PC no doubt sees the little clock at the bottom of the screen,dutifully ticking off the minutes of the passing day. But chances are they don’t often think about the role that clock plays in the network to which the PC is attached.
Posted: 27 Dec 2010 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

Symmetricom

RSA Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Deployment Guide
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: The Cisco Smart Business Architecture for Enterprise offers partners and customers valuable network design and deployment best practices; helping organizations deliver superior end-user experiences that include switching, routing, security, and wireless technologies combined with the comprehensive management capabilities for the entire system.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

RSA

Consolidating Service Provider Points of Presence Using Virtualization to Optimize and Consolidate Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the challenges that service providers are facing in the points of presence (POP), and presents the results of the NSP study quantifying the operational and capital savings possible through POP consolidation with virtualization. Read this white paper to learn how to improve the efficiency of POPs through virtualization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The New Economics of Telecom Networks: Bringing value back to the network
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Network service providers dealing with massive bandwidth demand are struggling to evolve their networks while keeping costs under control. Expenditures must be reduced and revenue per transported bit increased. Read this strategic white paper to learn more about a more value driven approach to network management.
Posted: 23 Nov 2009 | Published: 23 Nov 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Bridging the Gap: Security, Operations & Compliance
sponsored by eIQnetworks
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to see why SecureVue delivers the most cost effective and comprehensive technical solution on the market today to manage security, operations and compliance requirements.
Posted: 16 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

eIQnetworks

Guide to Bandwidth Expansion
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide reviews the shift in the dynamics of competitor activity and evolving services which are creating the pressing need for operators to generate more bandwidth.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

The Road to 100G Networking
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the requirement for 100G technologies and introduces fundamental underlying technologies that enable the support of 100G.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Ciena

Solving the Mysteries of Subnetting
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Subnetting is a complicated topic that has confused students for a very long time, however, subnetting is an important topic for many different certifications with various vendors, including Cisco.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

Best Practices for Building a Security Operations Center
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we explore the business and technical requirements that organizations must consider when implementing a SOC.
Posted: 27 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

CA Technologies.

Best Practices for Monitoring a Data Center and NOC
sponsored by CITTIO
WHITE PAPER: The hidden costs and operational complexity of traditional monitoring solutions have become much too expensive to implement as well as maintain. This white paper provides insight on and best practices for monitoring your data center and NOC.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

CITTIO
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NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTERS DEFINITION (continued): … A network operations center (NOC) is a place from which administrators supervise, monitor and maintain a telecommunications network. Large enterprises with large networks as well as large network service providers typically have a network operations center, a room containing visualizations of the network or networks that are being monitored, workstations at which the detailed status of the network can be seen, and the necessary software to manage the networks. The network operations center is the focal point for network troubleshooting, software distribution and updating, router and domain name management, performance monitoring, and coordination with affiliated networks.
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