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The Center dedicates Network Operations Center

2010-01-26 - 2292 S Highway 27, Somerset, KY - Photo by Sharon Dodson. The Center Photo. U.S. Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05), third from right, prepares to cut the ribbon to dedicate The Center for Rural Development's newly relocated and enhanced Network Operations Center (NOC). Participating in the ribbon-cutting ceremony, held just outside the entrance to its 2,900-square-foot new renovated home on the second floor of The Center, are, from right, Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of The Center; Jack Keeney, executive director of the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce; Rogers; Steven Branscum, owner and president of Branscum Construction; Rick Chlopan, CIO of Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS); and Shannon Carter, systems architect for The Center. The NOC, a biometrically protected and secured data center, serves more than a quarter-million Web-based accounts, including emails and course delivery systems for all of the 16 KCTCS community colleges, throughout Kentucky and the nation.
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