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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Linux-Microsoft Lovefest at LinuxWorld Expo

Linux-Microsoft Lovefest at LinuxWorld Expo

For open source backers who love to bash Microsoft (and other proprietary software companies), this LinuxWorld was not for you.At the conference in San Francisco, key industry figures emphasized the need for respect and cooperation between open source companies and Microsoft because of the reality that customers will be using a mix of open source and closed source software in their organizations.

August 9, 2007 by in Virtualization

Citrix makes "Kensho" preview available

Citrix makes "Kensho" preview available

Citrix has delivered a technical preview of a toolkit that allows developers to create and deploy OVF-based virtual appliances that run on multiple virtualization hypervisors.The toolkit, which was introduced last July, is code named "Kensho" and provides the ability to create, import and deploy application workloads on Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and VMWare's ESX hypervisor as well as Citrix's own XenServer.

October 13, 2008 by in Virtualization

Hyperic, JasperSoft team to provide IQ systems intelligence solution

Hyperic, JasperSoft team to provide IQ systems intelligence solution

JasperSoft and Hyperic have formed a partnership to give users in the enterprise and in the cloud a view into mission critical application performance metrics and service levels, the companies announced.JasperSoft is a top provider of open source business intelligence software and Hyperic is a top open source systems monitoring and performance management vendor.

January 28, 2009 by in Virtualization