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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Red Hat, GroundWork Expand Alliance

Red Hat, GroundWork Expand Alliance

As open source management software makes gains, ISV GroundWork Open Source is getting more attention from Red Hat.On Tuesday, the two partners will announce an expanded partnership in which leading Linux vendor Red Hat will now provide 24x7 telephone premium support of GroundWork products and will offer either onsite or online training classes through GroundWork University.

October 29, 2007 by in Linux

Red Hat, Dell unveil JBoss OEM deal, IBM enlists Novell's help

Red Hat, Dell unveil JBoss OEM deal, IBM enlists Novell's help

 One year after Red Hat acquired JBoss, the battle is finally beginning to heat up in the open source middleware space.In what was described as a "coming out party" for JBoss post merger, Red Hat and Dell disclosed at LinuxWorld 2007 plans to prebundle three middleware stacks on Dell's PowerEdge Servers.

August 7, 2007 by in IBM