Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week - January 31st 2014
"As we think about the entire cloud services space for enterprise customers, this is immature. And with customers, there’s a lot of tire kicking, a lot of experimentation and test and dev. So overall, for anybody in the enterprise space, this is still very early days."
-VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger (ServerWatch)
"Bitcoin is a massively overhyped piece of noise in the marketplace in and of itself"
-David Furlonger, vice president and Fellow at research firm Gartner (eWEEK)
"The solution provider network plays a critical role in being able to deliver the benefits of a converged infrastructure without the proprietary bullsh*t that typically comes with it"
-Frank Frankovsky, Chairman of the Open Compute project (ServerWatch)
"Every large-scale Internet service that I'm aware is bound by the cost of the data center and they are all I/O bound. We deal with very few Internet applications at scale that are CPU bound."
-Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz (ServerWatch)
"We want to make it easier for people to contribute and find more ways to get people involved besides just bringing code"
-Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation (eWEEK)
Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist