Network Operations Luminaries?

Sean Donelan sean at
Sun Dec 9 01:18:26 UTC 2001

On Sat, 8 Dec 2001, Craig Partridge wrote:
> > Would "old timers" that ran older networks (such as ARPANET or BITNET)
> >count too ? from the answers it seems that no network operations existed
> >before "the Internet" - of course the networks were _much_ smaller but
> >IMHO 9.6Kbit/sec backbones must have had other challenges - right ?
> There was an ARPANET network operations center @ BBN.

Did any of the BBN managers publish a book on how to run a network
operation center?

I'm familar with Katie Hafner's "Where Wizards Stay Up Late."  But it
is more history than operations oriented.

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