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Stories by John Dix

  • Riverbed's hot, but options abound

    WAN acceleration vendor Riverbed is on a tear. It just released glowing financials for 2006 (the year it went public), said it will soon offer a half million more shares of stock, and Monday unveiled Version 4.0 of RiOS, the operating system that drives its acceleration appliances.

  • Progress slow on compliance front

    Companies question the benefit of compliance regulations, aren't wholly comfortable with where they stand on compliance, and are using a hodgepodge of tools to try to cope.

  • McAfee president on future of security

    McAfee is perhaps still best known as a force in antivirus tools, but the company's offerings today range from antispam to host intrusion prevention. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently caught up with McAfee President Gene Hodges for a company update and his view of how security is evolving.

  • WiMax just around the corner

    With excitement building about WiMax, you might be surprised that, technically, no real WiMax products are available yet. That is, none that meet the 802.16 profile as defined by the WiMax Forum and certified compatible by the Forum's appointed lab in Spain.