Information about Peter Galli
- Full Name: Peter Galli
- Total Stories: 71
- Bio: Peter Galli has been a financial/technology reporter for 12 years at leading publications in South Africa, the UK and the US. He has been Investment Editor of South Africa's Business Day Newspaper, the sister publication of the Financial Times of London.
He was also Group Financial Communications Manager for First National Bank, the second largest banking group in South Africa before moving on to become Executive News Editor of Business Report, the largest daily financial newspaper in South Africa, owned by the global Independent Newspapers group.
He was responsible for a national reporting team of 20 based in four bureaus. He also edited and contributed to its weekly technology page, and launched a financial and technology radio service supplying daily news bulletins to the national broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation, which were then distributed to some 50 radio stations across the country.
He was then transferred to San Francisco as Business Report's U.S. Correspondent to cover Silicon Valley, trade and finance between the US, Europe and emerging markets like South Africa. After serving that role for more than two years, he joined eWeek as a Senior Editor, covering software platforms in August 2000.
He has comprehensively covered Microsoft and its Windows and .Net platforms, as well as the many legal challenges it has faced. He has also focused on Sun Microsystems and its Solaris operating environment, Java and Unix offerings. He covers developments in the open source community, particularly around the Linux kernel and the effects it will have on the enterprise.
He has written extensively about new products for the Linux and Unix platforms, the development of open standards and critically looked at the potential Linux has to offer an alternative operating system and platform to Windows, .Net and Unix-based solutions like Solaris.
His interviews with senior industry executives include Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Linus Torvalds, the original developer of the Linux operating system, Sun CEO Scot McNealy, and Bill Zeitler, a senior vice president at IBM.
For numerous examples of his writing you can search under his name at the eWEEK Website at www.eweek.com.
Articles By This Author
- 12-12-2007 Interoperability Issues Hamper Open-Source Adoption
- 11-08-2007 Businesses in No Rush to Upgrade to Windows Vista
- 07-16-2007 Microsoft: No IP Talks with Red Hat
- 07-02-2007 Mass. Embraces MS' Open XML Document Format
- 06-28-2007 Microsoft Gives OIN the Cold Shoulder
- 06-27-2007 Microsoft's 'Call to Action'
- 05-22-2007 Study: Developers Do Not Want GPL 3 to Police Patents
- 05-22-2007 H&R Block Embraces Benefits of Open Source
- 05-18-2007 Microsoft Reorg Focuses on Business
- 05-15-2007 Microsoft Research Aims to Make Computing Ubiquitous
- 05-14-2007 Microsoft Claims Open-Source Technology Violates 235 of Its Patents
- 05-10-2007 Red Hat Shuns 'Windows Clone' Model for Global Desktop
- 05-08-2007 Open-Source Batch Framework to Debut at JavaOne
- 04-30-2007 Microsoft Sees Complex Future for Software
- 04-23-2007 Hardware Virtualization Scenario Set to Play Out Soon
- 04-23-2007 Panel: CIOs Wary of Open-Source Enterprise Apps
- 04-05-2007 ACT Warns of Legal Risk with Latest GPL Draft
- 04-02-2007 Microsoft Changes Vista Licensing to Cover New Deployment Models
- 03-26-2007 Microsoft Says Vista Sales Strong
- 03-22-2007 Microsoft Strikes Broad Patent Deal with Fuji Xerox
- 03-19-2007 Red Hat Plans Linux Desktop Offering 'for the Masses'
- 03-08-2007 Microsoft Customers Irate over Daylight-Saving Time Woes
- 02-12-2007 IBM Unveils Its Latest Open Client Offering
- 01-21-2007 OSDL, FSG Merge to Create Linux Foundation
- 12-21-2006 For Microsoft, 2006 Ends as a Sprint to the Finish Line