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pcharles09
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7/28/2014 | 10:11:36 AM
Re: Also, new offices
@FakeMitchWagner,

Better parking & onsite DC. That's every organizations wishlist. Santa came early this year!
mrcynic
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7/26/2014 | 5:35:35 AM
Re: Also, new offices
I always thought Big Switch had good technology from the Floodlight days. Wise move by the board to bring in a new CEO who tinkered with the GTM but should have moved more into overlay networking. Moving locations sends a positive message to the employees. We are still inning-1 in overlay networking, inspite of all the big companies and open source technologies joining the party. 

Does anyone know how much revenue they have? 
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7/22/2014 | 9:18:42 PM
Re: Also, new offices
@FakeMitchWagner:  I think moving to a newer, better office is a more telling sign than anything else!  I do agree with exorcising the crazy out of it.  Maybe instead of a parakeet they should have a girl and a TV set, just to be safe.
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7/22/2014 | 12:44:04 PM
Also, new offices

Big Swich also moved to a new office. Their old office, In Santa Clara, had horrible parking; when I visited them in the spring I drove around and around and around the street. The new building, in former McAfee offices, has effectively unlimited parking, adjacent to the new Levi's Stadium, unless there's a game on. "If you're looking ot meet with me on a Sunday in October let's not do it in the office," Murray said. Also, if the building is a former McAfee office, it ought to be exorcised to get the crazy out. 

The building includes space for a data center, so Big Switch no longer has to rent space from a colocation center located off premises. That'll look better when demoing and testing products for potential customesr and partners, Murray says. 



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