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RE: Building a NOC

  • From: Andrew Metcalf
  • Date: Mon Mar 23 16:37:46 1998

On Saturday, March 21, 1998 2:31 PM, Howard C. Berkowitz [SMTP:[email protected]] wrote:
> At 14:51 -0500 3/16/98, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> >I think I'd disagree with that.  Where would all you folks be if you never
> >picked up a book?  You wouldn't be reading this list.  Seriously, while
> >there's not an ORA "How to Build a NOC" book with some cute animal on the
> >cover, there is some information out there worth reading.
> Excellent observation.  There was a text, _Engineering and Operations in
> the Bell System_, that gave some good operational experience.  With
> divestiture, I'm not sure who took it over.  I vaguely remember that
> _Transmission Systems for Communications_ went to AT&T Bell Labs, and E&O
> went to Bellcore.

The Bellcore information superstore has a lot of planning titles:


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