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.

Google Cloud sharpens its enterprise strategy

Google Cloud sharpens its enterprise strategy

Google used to rely mainly on its technical bona fides to sell its cloud, but now it's meeting customers halfway with new enterprise-friendly capabilities and support

Making sense of machine learning

Making sense of machine learning

Machine learning and AI enjoy superstar status, yet most people stumble over the basic concepts — let alone obscure algorithms

Cracking the last silo

Cracking the last silo

Enterprises know the ability to adapt quickly is essential, but can that agility extend to the core, proprietary systems that define a company?

Which Windows 10 should your business install? This one

Which Windows 10 should your business install? This one

Microsoft's mixed-up metaphors of Windows 10 rings and branches can be confusing. We cut to the chase to offer clear recommendations

The best security solutions of the year

The best security solutions of the year

InfoWorld's 2017 Technology of the Year Awards included a record eight security products, reflecting a yearning for new solutions to stop the rising tide of attacks

An ill wind blows through Silicon Valley

An ill wind blows through Silicon Valley

Trump's executive order on immigration, if it stands, will mark the beginning of the end of U.S. technology leadership

The cloud updraft grows stronger

The cloud updraft grows stronger

In 2017, we're past the point of just dev and test and DR in the cloud. Before embarking on any new project, consider the cloud first

Will open data survive Trump?

Will open data survive Trump?

The US federal government collects vast quantities of data on hundreds of topics and makes it publicly available. Those efforts now face an existential threat

The true meaning of devops: Beyond the technology

The true meaning of devops: Beyond the technology

Devops would be impossible without automation tools, but the real key is getting the workflow and culture right

Google and Facebook: It’s your job to fix a broken internet

Google and Facebook: It’s your job to fix a broken internet

The internet giants need to step up and repair our information system, because only they have the wherewithal to do it

Why the cloud? In 2016, it was the lure of the new

Why the cloud? In 2016, it was the lure of the new

This year the cloud became not only the new normal, but also an irresistible ecosystem of the most exciting new enterprise tech

Fannie Mae CIO: Regulation fostered innovation

Fannie Mae CIO: Regulation fostered innovation

CIO Bruce Lee says regulation resulting from the subprime crisis put needed standardization in place. Now the stage is set for AI, IoT, an API ecosystem, and more

9 enterprise tech trends for 2017 and beyond

9 enterprise tech trends for 2017 and beyond

The swirl of new enterprise tech settled a bit in 2016, leaving a clear framework for the future -- and a handful of new tech trends to bet on

Transform or bust: The future of enterprise IT

Transform or bust: The future of enterprise IT

Industry thought leader Zorawar Biri Singh offers his vision of the future of the enterprise—and why failing at digital transformation is not a viable option

Nationwide CIO: Here's how we centralized IT

Nationwide CIO: Here's how we centralized IT

During his long tenure, Nationwide CIO Mike Keller has overseen the adoption of lean and agile practices -- and increased economies of scale through consolidation

5 flavors of hybrid cloud transforming the enterprise

5 flavors of hybrid cloud transforming the enterprise

The cloud won't magically replace the datacenter anytime soon, and companies still have to grapple with managing on-prem and cloud systems together

6 small steps to digital transformation

6 small steps to digital transformation

Boiling the ocean never works. But the right proof of concept can provide a key transformative example for your entire organization

VMware on AWS: A one-way ticket to the cloud

VMware on AWS: A one-way ticket to the cloud

VMware private clouds will gain elasticity from the Amazon-VMware offering, but customers may eventually wonder why they need a private cloud at all

Why Microsoft doesn't need Windows anymore

Why Microsoft doesn't need Windows anymore

Perhaps it's time to bid adieu to the venerable OS, now that Microsoft has planted itself in the cloud and app business

Driving digital transformation with the cloud

Driving digital transformation with the cloud

Brian Stevens, vice president of Google Cloud Platform, offers a deep view of what moving to the public cloud entails for enterprises

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