Eric Knorr

Editor in Chief

Eric Knorr is the Editor in Chief of IDG Enterprise. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals for the past decade. He is the former editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and the author of hundreds of articles analyzing enterprise tech. Eric has received the Neal and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence.

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: We have the whole cloud stack

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: We have the whole cloud stack

In an exclusive interview, CEO Mark Hurd offers the lowdown on Oracle's cloud strategy -- and the gamut of technologies it can bring to delivering cloud solutions

Apple devs: Don't let Apple's Xcode validation scare you

Apple devs: Don't let Apple's Xcode validation scare you

Apple told devs to validate their copy of Xcode using a simple procedure -- but unless you have Xcode version 7.0, your copy may not pass the test

2012: The year cloud computing took a bite out of IT

As new public cloud plays leap in and the private cloud slowly evolves, we're on the brink of a shift to cloud computing for critical business workloads

Cloudera CEO: We're taking Hadoop beyond MapReduce

In an exclusive interview, the voluble CEO of Cloudera, Mike Olson, holds forth on the company's new Impala project and the boundless potential of Hadoop

Exclusive: eBay puts OpenStack to work

eBay goes public about its first implementation of OpenStack along with Nicira network virtualization, hinting at broader adoption to come

How to choose an IaaS provider

Move over, Amazon: Google, HP, and Microsoft, and others want a seat at the table. How do you choose among all those IaaS providers? Start with this quick primer

How to choose an IaaS provider

How to choose an IaaS provider

Suddenly, IaaS is smoking hotIn the past few months, Google, HP, and Microsoft have announced that they're getting into the IaaS game. Amazon now dominates the space, but can it fend off the invasion of tech giants? Smaller players...

The Oracle flaw: Clarifications and more information

In the wake of InfoWorld's exclusive story on a flaw in Oracle's flagship database product, Oracle weighs in and new developments emerge

2011: When cloud computing shook the data center

In a year of surging private cloud activity and major build-outs in public cloud capacity, the cloud's promised simplification remains elusive

The 2011 Enterprise Architecture Awards

In this year's InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards, six winning companies show how transformative initiatives translate to business success

Michael Dell: We're a 'solutions' company

In an exclusive interview, CEO Michael Dell talks about his company's new direction and its plans to serve a diverse midmarket

VMware CEO: What we plan for the post-PC era

Paul Maritz, CEO of VMware, sees virtualization as one piece of the platform VMware intends to offer a mobile, cloud-enabled world

NetSuite's CEO cashes in on cloud mania

An exclusive interview with Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite, reveals the challenges and rewards of being the leading ERP-as-a-service provider

HP's Leo Apotheker: We're heading to the cloud

In an exclusive interview, HP's new CEO expands on his strategy and offers frank assessments of his competition

Symantec's Salem: Cloud was game-changer for us

Symantec Corp. CEO Enrique Salem outlines why 03 is such a critical initiative for the company, and how cloud and virtualization changed the security threat landscape and the business opportunities for Symantec.

SonicWall CEO: Application awareness crucial for IT security

SonicWall once focused on small and midsize businesses, but its introduction earlier this year of a next-generation firewall line dubbed SuperMassive leaves no doubt that the company is now taking aim at larger enterprises. In fact,...

What you need to know about the year of the cloud

2010 saw Microsoft make a big grab for the cloud, while big business got serious about building clouds of its own

CEO Interview: Blue Coat Systems Mike Borman

In a candid discussion, brand-new CEO Mike Borman lays out his plans for WAN and network security vendor Blue Coat

Q&A: Microsoft's Bob Muglia details cloud strategy

Microsoft's Bob Muglia, head of the company's Server and Tools Division, is gung-ho on cloud computing and on Microsoft's efforts to make it easier for customers to embrace the technology. He talked about what Microsoft is doing in an...

The 2010 Enterprise Architecture Awards

InfoWorld and Forrester Research bring you the premier awards for enterprise architecture. These five winning companies launched EA initiatives with dramatic business impact

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