John Gallant

John Gallant

Chief Content Officer

John Gallant was chief content officer of IDG US Media.

VMware CEO hits on network virtualization, the Cisco feud and the EMC Federation's future

VMware CEO hits on network virtualization, the Cisco feud and the EMC Federation's future

Heading into VMworld 2015, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger discusses unified hybrid cloud networking, network virtualization, the company's feud with Cisco and the future of the EMC Federation.

New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into “hyper-connected” mode

New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into “hyper-connected” mode

When Cisco Systems employees head into work today they’ll encounter something they haven’t seen in two decades: A new boss. Chuck Robbins -- formerly senior vice president of worldwide operations -- takes over from John Chambers, one...

Silver Peak CEO: We're re-imagining the WAN for a cloud world

Silver Peak CEO: We're re-imagining the WAN for a cloud world

Silver Peak made its name as a top provider of wide-area network optimization capabilities. But the company has its sights set on a loftier goal today: Completely changing the way you build your entire WAN. Silver Peak is moving...

How Salesforce.com plans to stay high in the clouds

Salesforce.com co-founder Parker Harris discusses key product growth areas for the company, the challenges of innovating, the future of development and flexible infrastructure, and what the cloud market itself will look like years...

How Salesforce.com plans to stay high in the clouds

Salesforce.com co-founder Parker Harris discusses key product growth areas for the company, the challenges of innovating, the future of development and flexible infrastructure, and what the cloud market itself will look like years...

Interview of Everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership and the cloud

Interview of Everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s "Texas Data Center Day" in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though...

Pure Storage CEO promises huge savings with flash

Pure Storage CEO promises huge savings with flash

Scott Dietzen, CEO of Pure Storage, promises customers a savings of $500,000 -- and that's per storage appliance, per year.

Extreme Networks CEO touts open SDN strategy, robust wireless as key assets in changing net market

Extreme CEO Charles Berger gave IDG US Media Chief Content Officer John Gallant an update on the progress of integrating Enterasys’s technology and discussed how software-defined networking is reshaping the industry. He also discussed...

VMware CEO touts ‘One cloud, any app, any device’ plan

VMware CEO touts ‘One cloud, any app, any device’ plan

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talks up new hybrid cloud strategy, SDN, OpenStack, partnering with Google and competing with Amazon and Microsoft.

Infor’s future in the enterprise looks cloudy and bright

Infor’s future in the enterprise looks cloudy and bright

Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, discusses the state of company’s cloud migration, the competitive landscape and why it prefers talking to line-of-business executives before selling to the CIO. He also discusses Infor’s big...

ATK CIO says metrics-driven IT paves the way for innovation

ATK CIO says metrics-driven IT paves the way for innovation

Jeff Kubacki does IT by the numbers. This metrics-centric way of operating not only gives IT more trust and visibility, it allows the CIO and his team to focus more on innovations that ultimately fuel business growth.

ATK CIO Says Metrics-Driven IT Paves the Way for Innovation

ATK CIO Says Metrics-Driven IT Paves the Way for Innovation

Jeff Kubacki does IT by the numbers. This metrics-centric way of operating not only gives IT more trust and visibility, it allows the CIO and his team to focus more on innovations that ultimately fuel business growth.

EMC CEO defends federated business model, debunks storage myths

EMC CEO defends federated business model, debunks storage myths

EMC CEO Joe Tucci talks about his company's federated business model's value for IT leaders and debunks what he views as nonsense being spewed by newcomers to the storage market.

NBCUniversal's CIO Partners With Ad Sales to Expand Revenue Opportunities

NBCUniversal's CIO Partners With Ad Sales to Expand Revenue Opportunities

Atish Banerjea, CIO of NBCUniversal, talks about the media giant's sales consolidation platform and also advises future CIOs to spend as much time understanding the business as they spend staying up-to-date on the latest technologies. ...

How a CIO Navigated the Task of Creating Two Big Companies From One

Many CIOs have wrestled with stitching together an integrated technology platform after a corporate merger. But Robert Logan, CIO of Leidos, faced an altogether different scenario: creating the platforms, data and applications needed...

GE Healthcare CTO Says IT Needs to Embrace Mobile, Cloud to Remain Relevant

GE Healthcare CTO Nevin Zimmermann talks with IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant about mobile, cloud, big data and more. Zimmermann also discusses how his team is evolving and why CIOs must embrace technology changes.

F5, VMware & Cisco: One happy family?

At first blush, F5 Networks' new Synthesis Architecture for Software-Defined Application Services might appear to compete with new offerings from Cisco and VMware. But no, F5 CEO John McAdam and executive vice president of Strategic...

F5 execs: We're blasting virtualization beyond Layer 3

Cisco wasn't the only networking company making big virtualization news last week with the debut of its Insieme product line and Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) strategy aimed at virtualizing the data center. F5 Networks, in...

BMC chief says going private is 'great news for customers, bad news for competitors'

While Dell has captured headlines for months as it attempts the transition from public to private company, BMC Software went private on Tuesday without all the drama and shareholder fireworks.

Unisys going on offense in server and security markets

CEO Ed Coleman says a new software-focused data center strategy and powerful new security technology will enable Unisys to take up the attack in vital market segments and shake up customer views about the usually quiet company.

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