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Can’t have SDDC without SD-WAN: Nuage

SANTA CLARA — SDN can’t be done on an island, according to Nuage Networks.

If an enterprise is doing a software-defined datacenter, it must also do a software-defined WAN to ensure consistent policy across the IT infrastructure, said Sunil Khandekar, Nuage CEO and co-founder.

“You can’t view SDDC and SD WAN as two separate puzzles,” Khandehar said during a presentation at the Open Networking Summit here. “If you do you’ve created islands of automation.”

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Dropbox quits Amazon cloud, takes back 500 PB of data

Dropbox moves 90% of its data off Amazon AWS, in favor of its own private cloud. Dropbox built its own, custom storage servers, to store half an exabyte or more, mirrored across three regions.

Sometimes, you get so big that public cloud pricing doesn’t make sense any longer. But building those servers from scratch and moving all that data sound like an enormous undertaking.

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Breitbart staffers quit and question whether the site is slanted toward Trump

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Conservative news outlet Breitbart is in the midst of a serious shakeup after three staffers resigned and others are reportedly looking for the exit following a bizarre series of events that included an accusation of assault against Donald Trump’s campaign manager.

Reporter Michelle Fields, who claimed last week that Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski had grabbed and yanked her arm during a recent rally, resigned on Sunday night after Breitbart earlier published an article that attempted to discredit her claims.

“I do not believe Breitbart News has adequately stood by me during the events of the past week and because of that I believe it is now best for us to part ways,” Fields told BuzzFeed News
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