John Dix

Editor in Chief

Dix helped launch Network World in 1986 after chronicling developments in networking and distributed processing first at IDC (1980-1984), then at Computerworld (1985-1986).

When Intuit’s network gets taxed, it turns to Riverbed performance management tools

School district gets an HP SDN makeover to address wireless growth, security problems

School district gets an HP SDN makeover to address wireless growth, security problems

South Washington County Schools standardizes on one vendor, leans on Software Defined Networking

Network World: 2015 State of the Network survey

Network World: 2015 State of the Network survey

The transformation of Network IT into a collaborative and agile team that is positioned to respond to rapid changes in technology is underway, according to Network World’s 2015 State of the Network survey.

EnerNOC powers up BPM to automate a core business process

EnerNOC powers up BPM to automate a core business process

Bonitasoft business process management tool reduces errors, ensures process scalability

The rapidly evolving state of content delivery networks

The rapidly evolving state of content delivery networks

The digital Network World special report, prepared by Network World editors, examines the issues, trends and strategies for getting the most out of CDNs.

How Etsy makes Devops work

How Etsy makes Devops work

Etsy, which describes itself as an online “marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods,” is often trotted out as a poster child for Devops. The company latched onto the concepts early and today is...

Rethinking CRM at Trek Bicycle

Rethinking CRM at Trek Bicycle

Trek adds value to Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using Scribe to import data from ERP

The security implications of IoT:  A roundtable discussion with four experts

The security implications of IoT: A roundtable discussion with four experts

The Internet of Things (IoT) will usher in a new era of network intelligence and automation, but its arrival raises a host of serious security questions. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix explores the topic in depth with four...

Southwest Airlines’ CTO talks about tech and business transformation

Southwest Airlines’ CTO talks about tech and business transformation

"We’ll touch 90% of our systems and their applications over the next three to five years, modernizing them, replacing them, retiring technical debt, and introducing features"

How TD Ameritrade's Chief Data Officer is driving change

How TD Ameritrade's Chief Data Officer is driving change

CDO for almost three years, Derek Strauss has pushed through organizational change and launched many large-scale initiatives

The first place to tackle SDN?  In the WAN

The first place to tackle SDN? In the WAN

Michael Elmore of Cigna argues that the best initial use case for SDN is in the wide area network

Nordstrom's use of APM lets it identify app performance issues in minutes vs. days

Nordstrom's use of APM lets it identify app performance issues in minutes vs. days

Application performance is critical in most organizations, but it is particularly vital when it comes to the booming world of online retail. Nordstrom uses Dynatrace Application Performance Management tools in development all the way...

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