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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

 "Meh, you bring Flash in play and no one stands a chance"

Justin Schuh, Information Security Engineer at Google, in a tweet commenting about the zero day flaw discovered by research firm VUPEN at the Pwn2own contest. (eSecurityPlanet)

 

 "We're definitely not telling small businesses to go out and use IPv6"

James Gudeli, vice president of business development at networking vendor Kerio, commenting on his company's new UTM update (SmallBusinessComputing)

"Hacking the business models of these different and competing groups, to coordinate on this specific kernel, was one of the (previously) unsung successes of how the community really can achieve remarkable things if they decide to do it."

Linux Kernel developer, Greg Kroah-Hartman explaining how kernel devs were able to get rival companies to use the same kernel for their enterprises releases. (Linux Kernel Monkey Log)

 

"The E5 is the heart of the data center"

Diane Bryant vice president and general manager of Intel's Connected Systems Group,  during a press event for the launch of the Intel Xeon E5 processor which offers the promise of 80% more raw compute power (ServerWatch)

 

"It should be obvious by now that if you poke the bear, it's going to come after you."

Vinnie Liu, managing partner at security services firm Stach & Liu, commenting on the defacement of Panda Security websites (eSecurityPlanet)

 

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.