Paula Rooney

Paula Rooney has covered the software and technology industry for more than 20 years, starting with semiconductor design and mini-computer systems at EDN News and later focused on PC software companies including Microsoft, Lotus, Oracle, Red Hat, Novell and other open source and commercial software companies for CRN and PCWeek. She received a silver award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 2005 for her profile on Linus Torvalds and edited and co-authored "Partnering With Microsoft," a book about Microsoft's channel published by CMP Publishing in 2004. Rooney graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. In her off time, she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, sun worshipping, running, reading, surfing (the net) and hanging out with her family. She resides on the shores of Scituate, Massachusetts.

Paula Rooney owns no stock in the companies that she covers. She holds a 401K that is managed by Morgan Stanley.

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Firefox 3 beta 3 code freeze tomorrow

Firefox 3 beta 3 code freeze tomorrow

Beta 3 of Firefox 3 will be code complete on January 29 as planned.That’s the news coming out of a meeting of Mozilla developers on Monday, who noted that there are just two fixes left to do before freezing the code.

January 28, 2008 by in Developer

Updated: Red Hat launches JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, 3 new open source projects

Updated: Red Hat launches JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, 3 new open source projects

Red Hat announced a fully integrated SOA platform combining JBoss middleware and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and launched three new open source projects.Due by the end of February, the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is a subscription-based offering that incorporates the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, JBoss EnterpriseService Bus (ESB), JBoss BPM (jBPM) and JBoss Rules.

February 14, 2008 by in Developer

Bluestripe to tackle application management in virtual environments

Bluestripe to tackle application management in virtual environments

Today marks the launch of Bluestripe, a Research Triangle Park, NC startup focused on application service management in virtualized data centers.The founders, former execs from Wily and IBM/Tivoli, maintain that most virtual servers deployed today support “non critical” applications such as file and print servers because there are no tools available today to manage transactional applications deployed across multiple tiers.

September 7, 2008 by in Developer