Paula Rooney

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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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Citrix launches CloudStack 3 beta, version 3.1 and 3.2 also planned for 2012

Citrix launches CloudStack 3 beta, version 3.1 and 3.2 also planned for 2012

Citrix recently announced availability of CloudStack 3 beta with a redesigned user interface, integrated XenServer 6, support for CloudStack Swift, and integration with the company's product portfolio. The production version is scheduled for Q1. CloudStack versions 3.1 and 3.2 with added VMware support and new Hyper-V support -- are planned later in the year.

February 22, 2012 by in Banking

Bucking the trend, handful of open source players attract VC funding

Bucking the trend, handful of open source players attract VC funding

Venture capital spending is down eight percent nationally yet a number of open source companies have scored big funding wins as of late.Talend, which develops open source data integration software including Open Studio, this week announced it secured $12 million from investors Balderton Capital, an early investor in MySQL, and existing investor AGF Private Equity.

January 26, 2009 by in Banking