Network operations center (NOC )

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A network operations center (NOC, pronounced like the word knock), also known as a "network management center", is one or more locations from which network monitoring and control, or network management, is exercised over a computer, telecommunication or satellite network.

Previous to Cloud computing and storage would maintain a network operations center (NOC). The NOC was a physical location where IT professionals could manage and monitor network and server performance.