Archive for September, 1997

FOR SECURITY CONSULTANTS, MAYBE

September 30, 1997

“Traditionally, applications used to happen within the firewall, but now they are being deployed outside. This is a huge market opportunity.”

Marimba CEO Kim Polese, on her company’s role in growing e-commerce, News.com, 29 September 1997

AS A CAPITALIST, ON THE OTHER HAND …

September 29, 1997

“We have to support ourselves with sponsors and advertisers. But as a parent and an educator, I believe it is very important for me to differentiate between content and advertising.”

MaMaMedia founder Idit Harel on the online editorial firewall, New York Times CyberTimes, 29 September 1997

PERHAPS YOU DIDN’T UNDERSTAND THE QUESTION

September 26, 1997

“We weren’t thinking, ‘What’s our answer to Java?’ Our answer to Java is called Windows.”

Microsoft senior VP Jim Allchin, News.com, 25 September 1997

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S FIRE

September 25, 1997

“The Internet is more about focusing on the opportunity, not the risk. As a result, you have a lot of people more focused on growing top line instead of controlling bottom line. If it works, I think this type of thinking leads to huge companies. If it doesn’t, you get flameouts or buyouts.”

Excite senior VP and cofounder Joe Kraus, quoted in Chris Tacy’s New York Times CyberTimes column, 24 September 1997

THE NETWORK IS THE VIEWER

September 24, 1997

“This thing about hardware is too much. As people spend more time in the Java browser, IS can just swap out the PC over the weekend sometime. The JavaStation is only the viewer. “

Sun CEO and professional quote machine Scott McNealy on the deployment of network computers, News.com, 22 September 1997

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