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Say What? The Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"You can't run a system like this and have just a little man running around SSHing to various machines and deploying software, you really need a tool chain for that."

Mark Lucovsky, VP engineering at VMware explaining the rationale behind his company's BOSH project for PaaS (Datamation) -

 

 "We have now in our hands the ability to be the fastest growing database company in the world."

Vishal Sikka, executive board member for Technology and Innovation at SAP, launching his company's new database effort (EnterpriseAppsToday)

 

"This vulnerability is perfect for attackers to weaponize legitimate executables, but in reality if users are allowed to execute arbitrary executables they most likely have bigger issues than this bulletin."

Rapid7 security researcher Marcus Carey commenting on Microsoft's Patch Tuesday update (eSecurityPlanet)

 

"In the database area, we find that customers are much more cautious about trusting their data, when there is no one to stand behind it."

Mike Evans, VP of Business Development at Red Hat, explaining why Red Hat decided to partner with NoSQL database vendor MongoDB (DatabaseJournal)

 

"Money is just one part of it, we want companies to all pitch in so we can build something great together."

Jonathan Bryce, chairman of the Project Policy Board for OpenStack, talking about the new OpenStack Foundation structure which now counts Red Hat, IBM, HP, Cisco, Dell and AT&T among its members (Datamation)

 

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.