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.

Dealing with the downturn

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.

Containers on the desktop? You bet — on Windows 10X

Containers on the desktop? You bet — on Windows 10X

Microsoft has invented a new kind of container for its dual-screen Windows 10X operating system, mainly to enable legacy Windows apps to run. The implications for Windows’ future might be big.

Build your own private cloud

Borrowing from public cloud architecture and technologies, the private cloud weaves a new management layer around virtualized data center systems

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.

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

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

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