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).


OpenDaylight executive director spells out where this open source SDN efforts stand

Neela Jacques talks about where the standards stand on SDN

Innovative effort at Fidelity Investments results in Harvard students presenting new business ideas

Fidelity Investments hosted four teams of Harvard students who demonstrated new products that Fidelity can bring to market, the culmination of a program the investment giant put together to collect innovative ideas from new sources.

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Cisco describes its SDN vision: A Q&A with Soni Jiandani

Jiandani is Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Insieme business unit, the group pushing the company’s Software Defined Networking vision. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught with Jiandani to get her take on how SDN plays out....

NetApp sets its sights on cloud data management:  A Q&A with CEO Tom Georgens
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NetApp sets its sights on cloud data management: A Q&A with CEO Tom Georgens

Moving virtual servers around a hybrid cloud environment isn’t hard, but managing the data is. That’s why NetApp wants to be “the enterprise data-management standard across the enterprise,” says CEO Tom Georgens. Network World...

Parity Bits

Parity Bits

A statistical look at our ever expanding digital world.

Early user of VMware NSX net virtualization tool extols fine grain controls

Early user of VMware NSX net virtualization tool extols fine grain controls

Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently sat down with WestJet technologist Richard Sillito to learn what the company is learning about network virtualization and its broader NSX plans.

Securing the virtual world

Catbird Networks Director of Product Management, Malcolm Rieke, talks about how virtualization changes the security game with Network World Editor in Chief John Dix.

SDN: The next steps

SDN: The next steps

Software Defined Networking technology is maturing and there are several real world use cases, but for most shops it is still a question of figuring out how we get there from here.

The future of networking is a NOS on your choice of bare metal, says Cumulus Networks

The future of networking is a NOS on your choice of bare metal, says Cumulus Networks

If Cumulus Networks has its way, companies will use its Cumulus Linux to decouple the network operating system from the hardware and break free of the integrated approach that has driven the industry for decades.

What’s the best approach to building next-generation data center networks?

What’s the best approach to building next-generation data center networks?

Experts are in agreement that Software Defined Networking/Network Virtualization will make the network world more efficient and more agile, but opinions vary on the best path forward.

The redesign of NetworkWorld.com

We have overhauled the site to make it easier to navigate and, behind the scenes, migrated to a content management system that improves the customer experience for visitors using smartphones or tablets.

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