Articles By Eric Knorr

What cloud computing really means

What cloud computing really means

Cloud computing is all the rage. "It's become the phrase du jour," says Gartner senior analyst Ben Pring, echoing many...

January 4th, 2010 Eric Knorr
Microsoft talks cloud strategy

Microsoft talks cloud strategy

SAN FRANCISCO -- At a press briefing this week, Microsoft COO Kevin Turner put some meat on the bones of...

April 24th, 2008 Eric Knorr
Oracle

Oracle

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLELike the mainframe, enterprise resource planning software soldiers on, though companies complain about its inflexibility. Oracle just...

April 26th, 2007 Eric Knorr
Info on demand new top goal: Exec

Info on demand new top goal: Exec

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEDr. Ambuj Goyal is one of IBM’s heavy hitters. A 25-year IBM veteran who joined the company...

March 29th, 2007 Eric Knorr
BMC updates batch management tools

BMC updates batch management tools

In a real-time world, batch processing has all the sex appeal of an old grey filing cabinet, but as Gur...

September 14th, 2006 Eric Knorr
Create one truth with IBM’s master data suite

Create one truth with IBM’s master data suite

What's the ugliest problem in IT? Many would say it's the contradictory or incomplete data strewn around the enterprise in...

November 20th, 2005 Eric Knorr
OASIS drafts blueprints for SOA

OASIS drafts blueprints for SOA

SOA presents a paradox: turning applications into platform-agnostic services is a great way to reduce redundancy and accelerate integration, but...

September 1st, 2005 Eric Knorr
Devices trying for a comeback

Devices trying for a comeback

Remember a few years ago when the wireless mobile enterprise was the next big thing? That particular taxi crashed and...

July 8th, 2004 Eric Knorr
Web services surmounts first challenges

Web services surmounts first challenges

I don't mean to disparage the work that engineers do every day. But many would admit, with rare exception, they...

February 29th, 2004 Eric Knorr
Web services grow in spite of problems

Web services grow in spite of problems

The bigger the house, the harder it is to keep in order. General Motors Corp., number two on the Fortune...

December 31st, 2003 Eric Knorr