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).

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Rethinking CRM at Trek Bicycle

Rethinking CRM at Trek Bicycle

Trek adds value to Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using Scribe to import data from ERP

The security implications of IoT:  A roundtable discussion with four experts

The security implications of IoT: A roundtable discussion with four experts

The Internet of Things (IoT) will usher in a new era of network intelligence and automation, but its arrival raises a host of serious security questions. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix explores the topic in depth with four...

Southwest Airlines’ CTO talks about tech and business transformation

Southwest Airlines’ CTO talks about tech and business transformation

"We’ll touch 90% of our systems and their applications over the next three to five years, modernizing them, replacing them, retiring technical debt, and introducing features"

How TD Ameritrade's Chief Data Officer is driving change

How TD Ameritrade's Chief Data Officer is driving change

CDO for almost three years, Derek Strauss has pushed through organizational change and launched many large-scale initiatives

The first place to tackle SDN?  In the WAN

The first place to tackle SDN? In the WAN

Michael Elmore of Cigna argues that the best initial use case for SDN is in the wide area network

Nordstrom's use of APM lets it identify app performance issues in minutes vs. days

Nordstrom's use of APM lets it identify app performance issues in minutes vs. days

Application performance is critical in most organizations, but it is particularly vital when it comes to the booming world of online retail. Nordstrom uses Dynatrace Application Performance Management tools in development all the way...

Inside AT&T’s grand plans for SDN

Inside AT&T’s grand plans for SDN

Frame relay and ATM go away as the company virtualizes more functions. A Q&A with the man driving the transformation.

Directory-as-a-Service lets you extend Active Directory to all those items AD can’t support

Directory-as-a-Service lets you extend Active Directory to all those items AD can’t support

JumpCloud's cloud-based alternative to Active Directory adds support for Macs, tablets, Linux servers and smartphones. A Q&A with JumpCloud CEO Rajat Bhargava.

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

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

Core members of the Advanced Cyber Security Center meet twice monthly to discuss the latest threats

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

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