Information about Peter Galli | Page 3
- 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
- 07-17-2006 HP: Linux Pain Points Need to Be Addressed
- 07-06-2006 Microsoft Bows to Pressure to Interoperate with ODF
- 07-06-2006 Microsoft's Open XML Project Deemed a Short-Term Fix
- 06-27-2006 Why Microsoft Pulled WinFS as a Stand-Alone Product
- 06-26-2006 Microsoft Stays Mum on Plans for Windows, WinFS
- 06-26-2006 Microsoft to Take Wraps Off Unified Messaging Strategy
- 06-15-2006 Is Microsoft Ready for Gates' Transition?
- 06-14-2006 Microsoft Forms Interoperabilty Council
- 06-12-2006 Microsoft Pledges Another Round of Open-Source Links
- 06-06-2006 Microsoft to Publish New Common Engineering Criteria at Tech Ed
- 05-17-2006 Microsoft Ratchets Up Enterprise Search Offerings
- 05-17-2006 Enterprise Search Offerings: Microsoft Versus Google
- 05-17-2006 Gates' Memo: 'Beyond Business Intelligence'
- 05-03-2006 Open Document Format Gets ISO Approval
- 04-30-2006 Will Sun Open-Source Java?
- 04-27-2006 Microsoft Highlights 2007 Business Challenges, Opportunities
- 04-24-2006 Open Source Making Inroads on Wall Street
- 04-19-2006 IBM Speaks Out on Red Hat-JBoss Deal
- 04-11-2006 Will Red Hat Lose Powerful Friends with JBoss Buy?
- 07-28-2005 Microsoft's Sights Set on New Windows, Office Versions
- 07-27-2005 Beta Testers Get First Look at Windows Vista