The Operations Center (OC) provides 24/7 monitoring of the Texas A&M IT data centers, as well as campus and wide-area networks. The OC is also the Network Operations Center for the Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN
). LEARN is a cooperative effort of institutions of higher education in Texas to provide high-speed connectivity between their institutions and research networks across the country. The OC also provides 24/7 issues tracking and paging of various support groups.