John Dix

John Dix is Editor in Chief of Network World where he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the newsweekly and overseeing its Web property, NetworkWorld.com.


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

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.

Healthcare provider finds SDN is the proper Rx

Healthcare provider finds SDN is the proper Rx

William Hanna, vice president of technical services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), went out looking for a way to add capacity to a backup network and found what he wanted in Software Defined Networking (SDN)...

How GE uses social tools to support its digital strategies

Rich Narasaki is global manager, digital marketing in the GE corporate global brand marketing group and, as such, works with and supports the digital strategy efforts of the company's eight primary business divisions. While not a...

Unplugging the data center

Nathan McBride joined AMAG Pharmaceuticals in 2008 with an ambitious goal: to rebuild IT using as little internal infrastructure as possible. He succeeded.

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