Illustrated Guide to Network Operation Centers

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At the heart of every major network or data center lurks a Network Operations Center (NOC). Some NOCs consist of a couple of admins with dual monitors tracking a colo center, while other NOCs oversee global networks from state-of-the-art facilities spanning the length of entire buildings. Pingdom has a put together an illustrated guide to Network Operation Centers featuring facilities from AT&T, Lucent, Akamai and others. Definitely worth a visit.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.