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).


Using personality profiling to make call centers more efficient

Mattersight says it optimizes outcomes by connecting callers with agents that can best deal with their personality traits

12M connected cars gives General Motors a massive IoT fleet

12M connected cars gives General Motors a massive IoT fleet

OnStar has morphed into a powerful connectivity platform that is enabling GM to pursue a host of innovative vehicle enhancements

Putting IoT to work

Putting IoT to work

Five case studies showing how companies are benefiting from the Internet of Things.

Private search firm migrates to OpenStack as it adopts automation

Private search firm migrates to OpenStack as it adopts automation

That shift drives need to replace a hardware ADC with a software-defined tool from Avi Networks

GE favors SaaS for non-differentiated apps, moves away from MPLS, has big plans for IoT

GE favors SaaS for non-differentiated apps, moves away from MPLS, has big plans for IoT

An update from the CTO on the company’s grand plans

Network World Award program: Searching for Enterprise All Stars

Network World Award program: Searching for Enterprise All Stars

Network World will celebrate 5 companies that realized demonstrable gains from ambitious tech efforts

Storage tank operator turns to IoT for energy savings

Storage tank operator turns to IoT for energy savings

Granular insight into energy usage at the sprawling facility, and emerging predictive capabilities, could lead to savings of up to 25%

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.”

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