RealTime IT News

Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"Believe you and me, I've hugged servers enough in my life and they do not hug you back...They hate you."

 Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon explaining his commandments for modern IT infrastructure (Datamation)

 

"It's a lot of money but we're on a big mission."

Drupal founder Dries Buytaert commenting on his company's new funding round (EnterpriseAppsToday)

"This is Mozilla's first direct investment in another company."

Harvey Anderson, general counsel of Mozilla, commenting on the open source foundation's investment in startup Everything.me (InternetNews)

"We saw all the hype and confusion around SDN and we felt that there was a need to be the voice of reason of what is practical to the enterprise, while all the others focus on big grandiose ideas."

Cliff Grossner, Senior Director, Networks Solutions Marketing at Alcatel-Lucent, commenting on his company's new Software Defined Networking (SDN) strategy (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

"Microsoft needs to be doing everything they can to project an image of success for Surface and Windows 8. The $899 starting price for Surface Pro will significantly limit penetration."

Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst for Moor Insights & Strategy commenting on reports of Microsoft Windows 8 current troubles in the marketplace (PCmag)

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.