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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Xen 4.1 hypervisor released

Xen 4.1 hypervisor released has made available an updated hypervisor that offers a better toolset as well as greater scalability and improved integration of third party security applications.

March 25, 2011 by in VMWare

Microsoft to launch 2 VDI licenses

Microsoft to launch 2 VDI licenses

Microsoft has announced plans for two new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) licenses.At the recent worldwide partner conference, the software giant said it would offer two VDI suite licenses beginning in the fourth quarter of 2009 that will integrate its various virtualization technologies at discount.

July 21, 2009 by in VMWare