Information about Peter Galli | Page 2
- 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
- 12-12-2006 MS Office Communications Server 2007 Goes to Beta
- 12-11-2006 IDC: Vista Will Create U.S. IT Jobs
- 12-05-2006 Half of American Business PCs Can't Run Vista
- 11-29-2006 No Enterprise Rush to Newest Microsoft Products
- 10-26-2006 Red Hat Exec: Oracle Linux Move 'Positive for Us'
- 10-12-2006 Microsoft Restructures Its Windows Core OS Division
- 10-11-2006 Microsoft to Lose Another Senior Executive
- 10-05-2006 New Anti-Piracy Tools Will Delay Enterprise Adoption of Vista
- 10-03-2006 FSF Targets Apple Stores in Anti-DRM Protests
- 09-28-2006 Is ROI a 'Bogus' Indicator of IT Value?
- 09-28-2006 Gartner: Linux Not About to Do Damage to Windows
- 09-26-2006 Microsoft Research Demos Some Technologies of the Future
- 09-18-2006 Red Hat, JBoss Show Fruits of Acquisition
- 08-31-2006 Study: Virtualization Deployment Goes Prime Time
- 08-30-2006 Court Asked to Modify Final Judgement Against Microsoft
- 08-28-2006 Microsoft Offers Broader Support for Legacy Products
- 08-24-2006 Mass. Back on Track for ODF Implementation
- 08-08-2006 Microsoft to Pay Reparations for Vista, Office Delays
- 08-01-2006 Oracle: Open Source No Threat in Enterprise Database Space
- 07-31-2006 Oracle 'Losing Patience' with XenSource, VMware
- 07-27-2006 Ballmer Tries to Offset Flak Over Vista Ship Date
- 07-27-2006 A New Role for Microsoft's Ballmer
- 07-26-2006 Google at OSCON: Open Source Promotes Competition
- 07-24-2006 Competitors Make it Easier to Say 'No' to Microsoft
- 07-24-2006 Exchange Server 2007 Nears