Eric Knorr

Editor in Chief

Eric Knorr is the Editor in Chief of IDG’s enterprise websites: CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals since the turn of the 21st century. 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 to inform and support IT leaders and those who build, evaluate, and sustain technology for business. Eric has received Neal, ASBPE, and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a BA in English.

The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

Collaboration answers the call

Collaboration answers the call

When office workers fled to their homes, collaboration tools and methods suddenly became indispensable. Here's what our new era of collaboration may look like.

Dealing with the downturn

Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.

Navigating the pandemic

Navigating the pandemic

Nearly every technology company — and almost every business — is desperately determining how to use its arsenal of technology to combat the increasingly severe disruption caused by coronavirus.

The state of digital transformation in 2020

The state of digital transformation in 2020

The lessons learned from a decade of digital transformation provide a roadmap for those embarking on their own initiatives. CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World team up to dissect that legacy from every angle.

State of the cloud in 2019

State of the cloud in 2019

The cloud is the perennial metatrend of enterprise tech, yet it remains poorly understood. Peek under the hood and today’s real benefits emerge.

HPE’s CEO lays out his technology vision

HPE’s CEO lays out his technology vision

In an exclusive interview, HPE CEO Antonio Neri unpacks his portfolio of technology initiatives, from edge computing to tomorrow’s memory-driven architecture.

VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware is rolling out services worldwide in the AWS cloud over the next 15 months, starting in the U.S.

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

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

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