What is a Network Operations Center?
A network operations center is the nerve center, the point location from which networking engineers manage and control a computing network. A networking operations center maintains optimal network operations across multiple platforms, mediums and communication channels.
Network operations center is an integral part of large network service providers. They feature a visual representation of the networks being monitored and workstations where detailed network statuses are monitored. Telecommunications, television broadcast and computer networks are controlled through network operations centers.