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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"It's a dog eat dog world. That's what I got from the survey"

Robert Hamilton, director of Product Marketing at Symantec, commenting on a new Symantec survey that found that many employees think it's ok to take confidential company information (InternetNews)


"So we've tried to join the best of both worlds with the full power of SQL to do complex queries and at the same time we're introducing a NoSQL access type API."

Tomas Ulin, vice president of MySQL Engineering at Oracle describing the new NoSQL features in MySQL 5.6 (DatabaseJournal)

"We need to stay ahead of the distribution soup"

Jim Morrisroe, CEO of Piston Cloud, on why his company just raised more money for its OpenStack cloud tech (ServerWatch)


 "I am committed to this journey and I have put a substantial amount of my own capital at risk together with Silver Lake, a world-class investor with an outstanding reputation"

Michael Dell commenting on his $24.4 Billion bid to take his namesake company private. (Datamation)

 "The attackers were extremely sophisticated, and we believe other companies and organizations have also been recently similarly attacked"

Twitter's Director of Information Security, Bob Lord commenting on the recent attack against Twitter that hit 250,000 users (eSecurity Planet)

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