Could Your Pet Be A Network Manager?

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Predicting Events Before They Happen

Can your pet predict an earthquake?

For generations, people claim the behavior of their dog or cat changes noticeably before an earthquake. Scientists have long sought to prove the theory by linking changes in the atmosphere, or in the electro-magnetic spectrum, to a change in an animal’s normal behavior. The hope is to build a prediction tool.

At AT&T’s (GNOC) Global Network Operations Center, in Bedminster, New Jersey, we also look for changes in the normal usage patterns in our network which presage something abnormal — like an earthquake! Our goal is to predict and then pre-empt problems before they impact our customers.

Read more in our Network Exchange Blog.

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