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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes Feb 21

By Sean Michael Kerner   |    February 21, 2014


"It really comes down to where the rubber meets the road for the technology, being able to cut through with a clear and direct message and being able to execute properly on sales"
-Caleb Sima, CEO BlueBox (eWEEK)



"As the core count, memory capacity and CPU frequency all increase it's important that the I/O scales with that. "So we have a 4x increase in the I/O capacity."
-Diane Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Data Center Group (ServerWatch)


"It is not IOActive’s practice to recheck or certify fixes that may be offered by the vulnerable vendor in response to a CERT notification."

-IOActive statement after erronously claiming Belkin's WeMo devices were vulnerable to attack (eWEEK)



"Based on our work with the community and our members, we know that knowing Linux helps people move into positions with amazing opportunities to work on really cool projects"

-Amanda McPherson, vice president of marketing and developer programs (Datamation)


"Our goal is to have the top 50 apps from Android and iOS on Ubuntu Phone, and I'm confident that we will have a credible showing on that front." 

-Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux (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 - Feb. 14 2014

By Sean Michael Kerner   |    February 14, 2014

"The focus is land grab, land grab, land grab"
-Lloyd Carney, Brocade's CEO (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


"As is with cryptography, the weakness is not the mathematics but in the implementation"
-Tim (TK) Keanini, CTO of Lancope (eWEEK)


"I was surprised that Internet Explorer was not in the advance notice"

-Wolfgang Kandek, CTO of Qualys, (eWEEK)


"The truth is there's no perfect time for a transition like this one, but I believe now is as good a time as many, and there are a number of reasons why."
 -Rackspace, CEO Lanham Napier (Datamation)


"It's common sense, and still a lot of companies are failing"
-Rodolphe Simonetti, managing director, PCI practice, Verizon Enterprise Solutions  (eWEEK).


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

Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week - Feb. 7, 2014

By Sean Michael Kerner   |    February 07, 2014

"A world without open source would be a pretty grim world"
-Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


"A community of one is not a community"
-OpenDaylight Project Chairman of the Board Inder Gopal (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


"We need more code that writes code"
 OpenDaylight Technical Steering Committee Chairman David Meyer (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)
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"IE is the most prevalent browser on the systems that attackers want to compromise."
-Jacob West, CTO of Enterprise Security Products at HP  (eWEEK)


"You can learn a lot about different hacker methods and apply those techniques for defense in other areas"

-Ryan Barnett, lead security researcher at Trustwave. (eSecurityPlanet)


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