The Network Operations Centre (NOC) a.k.a. the Fishbowl

Network Operations Centres are the controlling hub of any operator, service provider and even large enterprise. Often called the Fishbowl as they are ususually situated in an area which is enclosed in large glass panels. The size varies but at a practical level the processes are similar but the scale varies. As well, technology does not change the process. View the two videos of AT&T's Network Operations Centre below. They are more than 35 years apart. One has a video wall, the other an old school board. But they did the same thing. The guy in the legacy video concludes well in the video by saying it's about the people. In all those years nothing has changed, it's still about people.

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