John Dix

Editor in Chief, Network World

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).


 The perils of the public market:  Investor reflects on why vendors are going private

The perils of the public market: Investor reflects on why vendors are going private

A managing partner at Thoma Bravo, which has amassed a large portfolio of software companies, shares his views, and we also talk to a supplier that made the journey

An inside look at Microsoft’s booming cloud business

An inside look at Microsoft’s booming cloud business

The ability to host Azure infrastructure on premise in a hybrid role is a key differentiator

Network World teams with IDC on new Cloud Access Security Broker study

CASBs can be on premise or based in the cloud and promise to let enterprise IT shops regulate usage of cloud resources

Introducing the new Citrix

Introducing the new Citrix

CEO Kirill Tatarinov outlines the company’s position and new focus

Network analytics startup provides insight into wireline and wireless traffic

Network analytics startup provides insight into wireline and wireless traffic

SaaS service shows “the correlation between all the moving parts,” says satisfied early user

Kent State CIO talks about his cloud ambitions, accomplishments, and his new cloud book

Kent State CIO talks about his cloud ambitions, accomplishments, and his new cloud book

Ed Mahon says cloud enables him to better utilize IT staff, normalize the budget process by focusing on operating expenses, and minimize unused system capacity

Network World celebrates 30 years

Network World celebrates 30 years

Thirty years ago today we published the first issue of Network World and, needless to say, a lot has happened since then.

Networking then and now: 1986 vs 2016

Networking then and now: 1986 vs 2016

Network World turns 30: Comparing the cutting edge in 1986 to where technology stands today

This company migrated to the cloud to get BETTER security

This company migrated to the cloud to get BETTER security

SCOR Velogica chose AWS and 2nd Watch to help achieve SOC2 accreditation, figuring it would be easier than making the journey on its own

Skullcandy unplugs MPLS, moves to WAN-as-a-Service

Skullcandy unplugs MPLS, moves to WAN-as-a-Service

Shifting to Aryaka improved performance, simplified management, and made the headphone company more agile

Inside the strategy team at Cisco

Inside the strategy team at Cisco

Hilton Romanski, Chief Strategy Officer, lays out how the Cisco strategy team is organized, how it approaches innovation

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