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.

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.

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.

Welke versie van Windows 10 moet je uitrollen?

Er zijn nu drie versies en vier updatetrajecten. Een overzicht.

Windows staat Microsofts toekomst in de weg

Het kost veel meer moeite om Windows te onderhouden dan dat het OS oplevert.

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.

Zo lokt slim Microsoft iedereen naar de hybride cloud

De laatste stukjes van Microsofts grote cloudpuzzel worden tijdens de Build-conferentie gelegd.

JavaScript-experts: Microsofts nieuwe browser is klasse

De JavaScript-engine uit Project Spartan en Microsofts omarming van standaarden verbazen deskundigen.

Zo bouw je een private cloud

Het bouwen van een private cloud kan prima rond een bestaand virtueel datacenter.

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

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.

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

Dell XPS 13: Gray with MacBook Air envy

Using Dell's flagship Ultrabook isn't quite like driving a MacBook Air, but it's still a sweet ride

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