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).

New England security group shares threat intelligence, strives to bolster region as cybersecurity mecca

SolidWorks talks about what’s next in 3D design

Simulation, parallel development, built-in collaboration and 3D printing help further streamline product development.

What happens next in the Cisco suit against Arista?

What happens next in the Cisco suit against Arista?

Although the outcome is uncertain, the case will likely go to trial

How UPS uses analytics to drive down costs (and no, it doesn’t call it big data)

How UPS uses analytics to drive down costs (and no, it doesn’t call it big data)

When you have an organization the size of UPS, every single little bit of efficiency that can be squeezed out of daily operations translates into a big deal.

HP talks cloud delivery options, the importance of OpenStack, how it competes on price

HP talks cloud delivery options, the importance of OpenStack, how it competes on price

An in-depth conversation with Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President of Product and Service Management for HP Cloud, about where Helion fits in, cloud consumption models and coming change.

Fidelity peers into the future of investing by building customers virtual cities

Fidelity peers into the future of investing by building customers virtual cities

Fidelity Investments today announced a cutting edge way for customers to check on the health of their investments – by donning 3D goggles and peering around a personalized city where the size of each building relates the health of...

Palo Alto says its new endpoint protection tool can stop the bad stuff in its tracks

Palo Alto says its new endpoint protection tool can stop the bad stuff in its tracks

The problem with signature based security tools is you are vulnerable until the signature is released and distributed. Palo Alto takes a different approach with Traps, so Network World Editor in Chief John Dix tracked down Palo Alto...

Why do cell phones still suck for calling?

The IEEE Spectrum magazine goes in-depth on the problem

VMware’s Casado talks about evolving SDN use cases, including a prominent role for security

VMware’s Casado talks about evolving SDN use cases, including a prominent role for security

The company’s Networking and Security Business Unit is taking off, reaching $100m in just nine months

Startup proposes fiber-based Glass Core as a bold rethink of data center networking

Startup proposes fiber-based Glass Core as a bold rethink of data center networking

Fiber Mountain says it can deliver up to twice the capacity for half the price, in a compelling new software defined network approach.

Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Executive Director on the group’s achievements, goals

Dan Pitt explains where the standards stand

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

Neela Jacques talks about where the standards stand on SDN

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