John Dix

Editor in Chief

John 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).

Cisco sales tick up, CEO Robbins bullish on data center, security, collaboration

Self-learning supply chains? The store of the future? A conversation with an expert about what comes next

Suresh Acharya heads JDA Labs, the 50 person research group at JDA Software Group, the supply chain and retail software giant

The scoop on Cisco’s resurgence in collaboration and its long range plans for IoT

The scoop on Cisco’s resurgence in collaboration and its long range plans for IoT

A conversation with Rowan Trollope

Engineering firm uses cloud storage to speed file loads, and then unplugs its MPLS net

Engineering firm uses cloud storage to speed file loads, and then unplugs its MPLS net

Moving to Panzura also facilitated the migration from AWS to Azure and helps safeguard against ransomeware

How well does social engineering work? One test returned 150%

A conversation with a white hat hacker

Hotel chain bets big on digital transformation and is seeing great results

Hotel chain bets big on digital transformation and is seeing great results

Meliá Hotels teams with Accenture to personalize the customer experience using digital tools

Auto parts supplier has big plans for its nascent IoT effort

Auto parts supplier has big plans for its nascent IoT effort

Early benefits include a better understanding of what is happening on the shop floor, but automation is the goal

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

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