Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week – November 29th, 2013

“What I learned from Gluster is, if you want to be open-source and you want to make a difference, you have to be radically different and present a significantly newer way of doing things.”

– Ben Golub, CEO of Docker (eWEEK)

“You’ve heard me say we get to plant acorns that will eventually become oak trees”

– Meg Whitman, CEO of HP talking about the 3D Printing business (Datamation)

“A lot of technologies have come and gone, and then there are technologies that have come and stayed relevant. At the end of the day, what it comes down to is if the technology is solving a problem and if it is reliable and cost-efficient.”

– Markus Flierl, vice president of software development for Solaris Core Technology at Oracle (eWEEK)

“We’ve been able to develop hundreds and hundreds of leads from dissatisfied or confused Sourcefire customers. “

– Palo Alto CEO Mark McLaughlin commenting on competition during his company’s earnings call (Enterprise Networking Planet)

“We’re playing long ball here. This technology will be around longer than me.” 

-Tony Befi, vice president of Enterprise Systems Program Management in IBM’s Systems and Technology Group, talking about UNIX (eWEEK)

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

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