network operation centre Network Operations Center – Definition A network operations center (NOC) houses the equipment and personnel for monitoring a network of computers, servers, mobile devices and Internet of Things devices, aka smart devices from a centralized location. The NOC has the high-functional infrastructure with automatic alerts that notify technicians about the issues across the network. The overall function of a NOC is to maintain the network uptime with smooth & uninterrupted operations. What do People Monitor in a Typical NOC? NOC Engineer or NOC Technicians are accountable for maintaining 100% network uptime by monitoring network 24/7/365. They ensure the connectivity of an IT system is glitch-free so that the productivity& profitability of the business is not compromised. They are also responsible for monitoring every net flow, hop, server and endpoint attached to a Managed Service Providers (MSP’s) client networks.