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).

TD Ameritrade’s big data push 1 yr. later:  Benefits coming from all corners

Will new accounting rule slow adoption of cloud computing?

Will new accounting rule slow adoption of cloud computing?

Yes, says one buyer, who can no longer capitalize upfront project fees that can run into the millions

Tribune Media rebuilds IT from the ground up and is living the dream

Tribune Media rebuilds IT from the ground up and is living the dream

With everything software controlled, workloads can be moved at will, and VMware’s NSX offsets the need for more than $1m of network gear

 CHRISTUS Health’s private cloud provides the Rx needed to accommodate change

CHRISTUS Health’s private cloud provides the Rx needed to accommodate change

Agility is critical in this rapidly evolving industry, and analytics is the key to long term success, says CTO Lynn Gibson

Inside AT&T’s grand dynamic network plan

Inside AT&T’s grand dynamic network plan

The service provider shares lessons learned from early adopters of its first Network on Demand service and outlines what comes next

Need SDN control but don’t want to upgrade your Cisco switches?  VMware wants to talk

Need SDN control but don’t want to upgrade your Cisco switches? VMware wants to talk

Martin Casado says NSX gives Nexus 5000 and 7000 users the SDN features they want without ripping and replacing hardware

Brocade CEO says they've built an easy button for IP networks, are benefiting from SDN/NFV

Brocade CEO says they've built an easy button for IP networks, are benefiting from SDN/NFV

Lloyd Carney says the arrival of SDN/NFV has buyers looking in earnest at alternatives to their legacy suppliers.

Viewing app performance from the outside in is key to digital initiatives

Viewing app performance from the outside in is key to digital initiatives

Dynatrace CEO talks about application performance management trends, what comes next

Aruba succeeded where other Wi-Fi companies failed: A talk with the founder about the acquisition by HP, the future of Wi-Fi

Aruba succeeded where other Wi-Fi companies failed: A talk with the founder about the acquisition by HP, the future of Wi-Fi

Keerti Melkote talks about the acquisition by HP, product line rationalization, gigabit Wi-Fi, and IoT

Where does SDN make sense?  We ask Fidelity’s Director of Global Network Architecture

Where does SDN make sense? We ask Fidelity’s Director of Global Network Architecture

Carlos Matos has been following Software Defined Networking from the get go as one of the earliest members of the Open Networking Users Group (ONUG). We recently caught up with Matos to get his view on how companies are likely to...

Hybrid array helps cosmetics company address its storage performance and scale problems

Nimble Storage system reduces compiles from 12 hours to 25 minutes, and it even self diagnoses problems before they become IT issues

Comcast Business pushes into the national services market

Comcast Business pushes into the national services market

Hires talent, acquires assets, teams with other provides to reach beyond its core footprint

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