Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“If an asteroid fell on top of Sourcefire headquarters and we all ceased to be, somebody else would have to take the ball and run with it”

Martin Roesch, CEO of Sourcefire commenting on whether or not the open source Snort project would survive without his company (eSecurityPlanet)

“It’s not just moving larger bits to one place”

David Orain, Research Director at Cisco, explaining the Big Data isn’t just about network bandwidth (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

“Until those things go into production, there just won’t be big dollars”
       Red Hat CEO, Jim Whitehurst talking about OpenStack cloud deployments (Datamation)

“We saw approximately 120 Gbps hit the edge of our network”

     Matthew Prince, co-founder and CEO of CloudFlare, commenting on what is likely the largest DDoS attack ever (InternetNews)

“We’re out to support the web for the user”

    Mozilla CTO, Brendan Eich explaining why his company worked with Epic Games to bring the Unreal Gaming engine to the web (Datamation)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network,  the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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