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war room

A control center facility that allows people to observe an operation in progress. It is typically filled with numerous computer screens. See network control center.

network control center

A single point of network control, which could be as small as a single software application, to a single workstation with various network monitoring tools all the way to a "war room" that controls a network in a large enterprise, ISP or communications carrier.

Network Control Center
There are countless network control centers around the world monitoring large enterprise networks, Internet and carrier backbones as well as satellite systems. This is the network operations center of Tenneco Inc., Lincolnshire, IL, photographed by Micromuse Inc,. publisher of the NetCool software suite. (Image courtesy of Micromuse Inc.,

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