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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"I hate to say this, but not everyone finds BGP and OSPF as exciting as I do."

David Ward, CTO and chief architect of the Service Provider division at Cisco, explaining his company's new Software Defined Networking approach (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

"This is a historic day for the Internet and this is biggest opening of the domain name system in history."

Rob Beckstom, CEO of ICANN at the 'reveal' event for the 1,900 new top level domains that could be added to the Internet in the coming years (Datamation).

"I suppose it is a little of the old 'Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me."

Sophos security researcher Chester Wisniewski told eSecurity Planet that he too was happily surprised by Apple being so prompt with a Java update this week (eSecurityPlanet)

"With a gorgeous Retina display, all flash architecture and a radically thin and light design, the new MacBook Pro is the most advanced Mac we have ever built."

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, announcing Apple's new MacBook Pro hardware (InternetNews)

"NASA never stopped using space pens or aluminum foil — but they did stop investing in R&D and manufacturing of those items, once there were commercial entities engaged"

Joshua McKenty, CEO of Piston Computing and former NASA cloud architect explaining why NASA isn't investing in OpenStack, though they are still using it (ServerWatch)

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.