Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“Today’s enterprises are operating in a world where consumers and workers no longer go online. They simply are online.”

Akamai CEO Paul Sagan  during the company’s third quarter earnings call (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


“I think if we look at the pace of innovation that has been made in software and we compare it to hardware, it’s night and day.”

Frank Frankovsky, Facebook’s director of hardware design in the keynote session at the Open Compute Summit (Datamation)


“There’s a 95% chance we all get laid off between now and November, and I for one am thinking it’s for the best.”

An HP webOS employee, commenting after news that HP isn’t selling off its’ PC division after all (Guardian).


“This chapter is not about replacing broadcast or cable TV; it’s not about replicating what’s on TV to the Web. It’s about bringing millions of new channels to your TV from the next generation of creators, application developers, and networks.”

Google commenting on the re-launch of Google TV (Google).



“There is so much noise in the NoSQL space now, it’s a term that isn’t strictly defined.”

Emil Eifrem, CEO of open source database startup Neo commenting on the current state of the NoSQL market (DatabaseJournal)



Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of, the network for technology professionals.

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