Category Archives: INOC

Behind Every Subsea Cable Network is a Reliable NOC

Subsea cables are the backbone of the global economy, delivering 95 percent of IP voice and data traffic across the world. Because these cables are so important, they must be monitored for quality and performance at all times and this requires the service of a full-time network operations center (NOC).

This week at PTC’17: Changing Realities in Honolulu, INOC, a leading NOC and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring and support services, announced new NOC services for subsea cable companies across multiple disciplines, including documentation, organizational procedure, event monitoring, customer on-boarding and quality control.

INOC to Speak at Capacity North America

Vice President of Technology, Jim Martin to Discuss the Changing Role of the Data Center

inoc150NORTHBROOK, IL, September 20, 2016 INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, today announces that its Vice President of Technology, Jim Martin, has been selected to speak at Capacity North America, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Toronto October 5-6, 2016.  Capacity North America brings together telecommunication stakeholders, including wholesale carriers, cloud providers, and content distributors and providers with the sole purpose of joint collaboration to ultimately deliver and improve on services meeting the demands of future customers.

INOC Names New Vice President of Technology

Jim_Martin_Gray_Background 2It has been announced that Jim Martin has been named INOC’s new Vice President of Technology. In this role, Martin will oversee next-generation technology strategy and lead software development and infrastructure. INOC is a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services and Martin will bring over 30 years of industry experience to the organization.

INOC Launches NOC Dedicated to Optical Networks

INOC LOGO Black Tagline (2015)INOC has announced it is launching a new Network Operations Center dedicated to supporting optical network infrastructure. This dedicated NOC was created specifically to address the growing demand from enterprises and Communications Service Providers (CSPs) that need to satisfy complex and evolving requirements. Already a leader in 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and a global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, the move will further enhance INOC’s vast array of tools, processes and procedures to provide optical network support to customers, particularly those with stringent and demanding Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

INOC Case Study On “Building Operational Capacity and Reducing Response Time for a Large Data Center Provider” Now Available Online

Case Study Examines How INOC Helped a Data Center Provider Design and Build a State-of-the-Art Network Operations Center 

INOC New ThumbNORTHBROOK, IL, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, has published the case study, “How INOC Helped Build Operational Capacity, Reduce Response Time for a Large Data Center Company,” now available online. The case study spotlights INOC’s work with a large data center, colocation and interconnection provider with more than 20 facilities across the United States, which INOC supported to design and build its planned state-of-the-art Network Operations Center (NOC).

INOC Receives ISO 27001:2013 Certification for Its NOC Information Security Management System

INOC LOGO Black Tagline (2015)Cyber attacks are an ever-increasing threat. Having an effective security management program, operational controls and workflows, and best practices is paramount to ensuring the safety and confidentiality of customer data in today’s largely insecure world. According to the Symantec 2015 Internet Security Threat Report, advanced attackers targeted five out of six large companies in 2014, a 40 percent increase than the previous year.

Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi

As originally written by Chris Browning and published on INOC

INOC Logo with 1-line Tag (4)Recently, during the 2015 HIMSS Interoperability Showcase held at the HIMSS Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, I had the opportunity to implement the Cisco Meraki cloud-managed (or cloud-based) wireless solution. I have done a number of wireless installs using autonomous and controller-based wireless solutions, so I was eager to see how the cloud-based solution compared.

INOC to Speak at the AFCOM Data Center World Global Conference 2015

Senior Director of Business Services, Art Meierdirk, to Discuss Next-Gen Monitoring: The Software-Defined Data Center

INOCNORTHBROOK, IL, April 8, 2015 INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of outsourced optical and other infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, today announces that its Senior Director of Business Services, Art Meierdirk, will speak at the AFCOM Data Center World Global Conference 2015, taking place at the Mirage Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV April 19-23, 2015. 

In Case You Missed It: A Roundup of Key News Stories from PTC’15 – Part 1

PTC'15It was a jam-packed week at the PTC’15 conference in Honolulu, HI.  Here are some of the biggest headlines that emerged from the event:

Digital Realty:  Platinum Sponsor Digital Realty hosted the PTC’15 Opening Reception.  The company’s General Manager PTC'15of Colocation and Connectivity, John Sarkis, also shared his insights into the driving forces behind interconnection as well as how ecosystems of networks, equipment providers and fiber and da­­ta center operators are meeting growing demand for seamless, efficient interconnectivity during an engaging panel discussion about Data Center Interconnection.  Read more about Digital Realty’s views on connectivity in the blog Hand in Hand: Colocation and Cloud Connectivity

INOC Launches Optical Network Services Division to Meet Growing Enterprise and Carrier Demand

INOC Logo with 1-line Tag (4)Widespread data center deployments and the need for 100G solutions are driving the rapid growth of global optical networking.  INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of outsourced optical and other infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, is meeting these mounting industry needs by expanding its optical network services portfolio to provide customers the high-quality, cost-effective network services they require to keep up with market demand.

INOC recently announced the addition of Brian Parker to its executive team as Director of the Company’s new Optical Network Services Division. As a former INOC team member, Mr. Parker now returns to the company with over 20 years of experience in the optical networking industry. Leveraging his extensive industry background in data and voice communications technologies, Mr. Parker will design customized network solutions for INOC’s enterprise and carrier customers.