Eric Lundquist

Since 1996, Eric Lundquist has been Editor in Chief of eWEEK, which includes domestic, international and online editions. As eWEEK's EIC, Lundquist oversees a staff of nearly 40 editors, reporters and Labs analysts covering product, services and companies in the high-technology community. He is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings and user events and sits on numerous advisory boards. Eric writes the popular weekly column, 'Up Front,' and he is a confidant of eWEEK's Spencer F. Katt gossip columnist.

VMware Bridging Gap Between Traditional, Virtualized Data Centers

The technology portfolio in companies is dividing between traditional, reliable and structured systems and newer, agile, fix-it-on-the-fly components.Traditional technology vendors, and VMware in particular during the 2014 session of...

Five Controversies Keep Tech Lively During the Dog Days of Summer

Not too much slack time this summer in the tech world. Development in the tech industry continues to roil the business world and vice versa.These five events strike me...

Well-Connected User Group Wants Vendor Action on Open Networks

Corporate computing has changed significantly. Instead of buying boxes, users now can rent time from Amazon, Microsoft, Digital Ocean or from any number of other cloud service providers.The devices...

Black Hat, DefCon Talk to Focus on Smartphone Security, USB Flaws

Digital security is much in the news this week as the annual Black Hat and DefCon events convene in Las Vegas. New hacks, new ways to stop hacks and...

Corporate Data Guardians Must Ensure ‘Value, Veracity’ of Big Data

Add two more Vs to the volume, velocity, variety bywords of big data. Speaking at the eighth annual Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium,...

Latest Posts

NCR’s Ismail Amla on Trends in Retail Data Management

I spoke with Ismail Amla, EVP of Professional Services at NCR, about the major changes in how retail data is handled; he also explained...

Understanding the Scale Limitations of Graph Databases

Graph databases and models have been around for well over a decade, and are among the most impactful technologies to emerge from the NoSQL...

Intel’s Sachin Katti on Cloud-to-Edge Technology

I spoke with Sachin Katti, Network and Edge Group CTO at Intel, about the relationship between cloud computing and edge computing, as both sectors...

Heroku vs. AWS: 2022 Cloud Platform Comparison

Today, choosing the right cloud provider – or group of cloud vendors – is critical. Yet performance and costs are merely starting points. Organizations...

How to Boost Data-Driven Collaboration

With rapid business expansion often comes data siloing, where one department doesn’t share its data with any of the others. While this may be...