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).

HP talks cloud delivery options, the importance of OpenStack, how it competes on price

Fidelity peers into the future of investing by building customers virtual cities

Fidelity peers into the future of investing by building customers virtual cities

Fidelity Investments today announced a cutting edge way for customers to check on the health of their investments – by donning 3D goggles and peering around a personalized city where the size of each building relates the health of...

Palo Alto says its new endpoint protection tool can stop the bad stuff in its tracks

Palo Alto says its new endpoint protection tool can stop the bad stuff in its tracks

The problem with signature based security tools is you are vulnerable until the signature is released and distributed. Palo Alto takes a different approach with Traps, so Network World Editor in Chief John Dix tracked down Palo Alto...

Why do cell phones still suck for calling?

The IEEE Spectrum magazine goes in-depth on the problem

VMware’s Casado talks about evolving SDN use cases, including a prominent role for security

VMware’s Casado talks about evolving SDN use cases, including a prominent role for security

The company’s Networking and Security Business Unit is taking off, reaching $100m in just nine months

Startup proposes fiber-based Glass Core as a bold rethink of data center networking

Startup proposes fiber-based Glass Core as a bold rethink of data center networking

Fiber Mountain says it can deliver up to twice the capacity for half the price, in a compelling new software defined network approach.

Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Executive Director on the group’s achievements, goals

Dan Pitt explains where the standards stand

OpenDaylight executive director spells out where this open source SDN efforts stand

Neela Jacques talks about where the standards stand on SDN

Innovative effort at Fidelity Investments results in Harvard students presenting new business ideas

Fidelity Investments hosted four teams of Harvard students who demonstrated new products that Fidelity can bring to market, the culmination of a program the investment giant put together to collect innovative ideas from new sources.

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Cisco describes its SDN vision: A Q&A with Soni Jiandani

Jiandani is Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Insieme business unit, the group pushing the company’s Software Defined Networking vision. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught with Jiandani to get her take on how SDN plays out....

NetApp sets its sights on cloud data management:  A Q&A with CEO Tom Georgens
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In Depth

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...

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