Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“We don’t see shared hosting or virtual private server (VPS) hosting going away, we see it continuing strong into the future.”

Simon Anderson, CEO of Dreamhost talking about the impact of the cloud on his business (Datamation)



“Let me be clear, we would not make one of the seven inch tablets. We don’t think they’re good products, and we would never make one. Not just because it’s seven inches, but for many reasons. One of the reasons, however, is size.”

Tim Cook Apple CEO, during his company’s earnings call explaining how the new iPad mini is not a 7 inch tablet (Apple)


“You could design a car that flies and floats, but I don’t think it would do either of those things very well.”

Tim Cook Apple CEO, during his company’s earnings call (AllThingsD)

“We see cloud really as a must-have for mobile deployment because of the agility that cloud provides.”

Andi Gutmans, CEO of Zend talking about his company’s new mobile PHP development tools (InternetNews)


“At the end of the day, you still have to send bits over the wire,”

Lew Tucker, CTO for Cloud at Cisco talking about cloud infrastructure software (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

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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