Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week – January 31st 2014

“As we think about the entire cloud services space for enterprise customers, this is immature. And with customers, there’s a lot of tire kicking, a lot of experimentation and test and dev. So overall, for anybody in the enterprise space, this is still very early days.”

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger (ServerWatch)

“Bitcoin is a massively overhyped piece of noise in the marketplace in and of itself”
-David Furlonger, vice president and Fellow at research firm Gartner (eWEEK)

“The solution provider network plays a critical role in being able to deliver the benefits of a converged infrastructure without the proprietary bullsh*t that typically comes with it”

-Frank Frankovsky, Chairman of the Open Compute project (ServerWatch)

“Every large-scale Internet service that I’m aware is bound by the cost of the data center and they are all I/O bound. We deal with very few Internet applications at scale that are CPU bound.”
-Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz (ServerWatch)

 

“We want to make it easier for people to contribute and find more ways to get people involved besides just bringing code”

Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation (eWEEK)

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

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