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).

Storage tank operator turns to IoT for energy savings

BT readies a global dynamic WAN

Bandwidth scalability, exit points to cloud services, virtual network functions, and use of the Internet to augment MPLS all figure prominently in the company’s global plans

LinkedIn pumps water down to its server racks, uses an interesting spine and leaf network fabric

LinkedIn pumps water down to its server racks, uses an interesting spine and leaf network fabric

Just two of the interesting innovations in the human network company’s data center strategy

If your data lake turned into a data swamp, it might be time to take the next step

If your data lake turned into a data swamp, it might be time to take the next step

A conversation with Deloitte’s analytic practice leader about common analytic problems and new solutions

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

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

Cisco announced Wednesday that it eked out 1% revenue growth in its fiscal first quarter, compared to the same quarter last year, in what CEO Chuck Robbins described as a “challenging global business environment.”

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

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