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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week - November 29th, 2013

November 29, 2013


"What I learned from Gluster is, if you want to be open-source and you want to make a difference, you have to be radically different and present a significantly newer way of doing things."

- Ben Golub, CEO of Docker (eWEEK)



"You’ve heard me say we get to plant acorns that will eventually become oak trees"

- Meg Whitman, CEO of HP talking about the 3D Printing business (Datamation)

"A lot of technologies have come and gone, and then there are technologies that have come and stayed relevant. At the end of the day, what it comes down to is if the technology is solving a problem and if it is reliable and cost-efficient."

- Markus Flierl, vice president of software development for Solaris Core Technology at Oracle (eWEEK)


"We've been able to develop hundreds and hundreds of leads from dissatisfied or confused Sourcefire customers. "

- Palo Alto CEO Mark McLaughlin commenting on competition during his company's earnings call (Enterprise Networking Planet)


"We're playing long ball here. This technology will be around longer than me." 

-Tony Befi, vice president of Enterprise Systems Program Management in IBM's Systems and Technology Group, talking about UNIX (eWEEK)



Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist

Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week - November 22nd

By Sean Michael Kerner   |    November 22, 2013


"Bold steps are needed now to protect our fundamental rights to privacy and freedom of opinion and association online."
 - Sir Tim Berners Lee (Guardian)


"This is a juicy target for criminals to go after"
- Trustwave Managing Consultant Mike Park, talking about IOS point of sale terminals (eSecurity Planet)


"We're not focused on revenue. We're focused on footprint and customer wins and account wins"

- Brocade CEO, Lloyd Carney talking about his company's Vyatta SDN technology (Enterprise Networking Planet)


"The safest choice was to update our users swiftly."
- Johnathan Nightingale, vice president of Firefox Engineering at Mozilla, explaining why Firefox 25.0.1 was released (eWEEK)


"13.1 is the best release in a long time because, among other things, there has been no significant surprises during its development, integration and stabilization phases"

-Agustin Bethencourt, openSUSE team lead, talking about the recent openSUSE 13.1 release (ServerWatch)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.