John Dix

Editor in Chief, Network World

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).


Glue Networks wants to be the orchestration platform for the networked world

Uses Cisco Live to announce new platform capabilities, a new development community

Need to integrate a few apps to solve a business problem?  There is recipe for that

Need to integrate a few apps to solve a business problem? There is recipe for that

Workato takes a community approach to app integration that makes sharing data so easy even non-technical users can do it

IoT pioneer announces big contracts with the Department of State, energy leader ENGIE

IoT pioneer announces big contracts with the Department of State, energy leader ENGIE

C3 IoT, led by enterprise software veteran Thomas Siebel, helps large firms make sense out of mountains of data

Health insurer dedicates IT group to work with Digital Experience team

Health insurer dedicates IT group to work with Digital Experience team

Collaborative effort speeds digital innovation at HealthNow New York

Otis Elevator looking to IoT, digital transformation to provide a business lift

Otis Elevator looking to IoT, digital transformation to provide a business lift

A large infusion in R&D and IT will be used to network field technicians and develop advanced capabilities for newly connected elevator cars

 The perils of the public market:  Investor reflects on why vendors are going private

The perils of the public market: Investor reflects on why vendors are going private

A managing partner at Thoma Bravo, which has amassed a large portfolio of software companies, shares his views, and we also talk to a supplier that made the journey

SolarWinds CEO reflects on taking the company private

SolarWinds CEO reflects on taking the company private

Kevin Thompson took his company private for $4.5 billion, and the trend is only going to get hotter, says a managing partner at an equity investment firm that has amassed a large portfolio of tech companies

An inside look at Microsoft’s booming cloud business

An inside look at Microsoft’s booming cloud business

The ability to host Azure infrastructure on premise in a hybrid role is a key differentiator

Network World teams with IDC on new Cloud Access Security Broker study

CASBs can be on premise or based in the cloud and promise to let enterprise IT shops regulate usage of cloud resources

Introducing the new Citrix

Introducing the new Citrix

CEO Kirill Tatarinov outlines the company’s position and new focus

Network analytics startup provides insight into wireline and wireless traffic

Network analytics startup provides insight into wireline and wireless traffic

SaaS service shows “the correlation between all the moving parts,” says satisfied early user

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