RE: Building a NOC

>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:


It is in the Reeds nature to bend, it is in the Oaks nature not to bend.

Thanks. I ran some searches and it appears either the book is out of print
or they handed it off to someone else. I suspect the former.