Michael Cusanelli

Associate Editor,
The VAR Guy

Michael Cusanelli is the associate editor for The VAR Guy and a staff writer for Penton Technology's other channel publications, including MSPmentor and Talkin' Cloud. He has written articles and produced video for Newsday.com and is a graduate of Stony Brook University's School of Journalism in New York. In his spare time Michael likes to play video games, watch sci-fi movies and participate in all things nerdy. He can be reached at Michael.Cusanelli@Penton.com

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Feb. 1-5

TGIF! Kick off the weekend on the right foot with a recap of the most popular stories on The VAR Guy for the week ending Feb. 5.

Heard Around the Web: Hottest Tech News of the Week

Take a look at some of the hottest IT news of the week, as curated from Storify.

5 Stories We Didn't Get to Write, Week of Feb. 5

The VAR Guy spent so much time buying flowers and chocolates in anticipation of Valentines' Day that he didn't get to write up all the great news that hit the wires this week.

Meet the Chiefs: Wayne Newton, Belkin

This week in Meet the Chiefs we chatted with Wayne Newton, director of Belkin's American Business division.

Distribution Watch: Avnet, Ingram Micro, Arrow Electronics

Happy Thursday, Distribution Watchers! This week we've got the latest news from our friends at Avnet, Ingram Micro and Arrow Electronics.

Channel Partner Program Roundup: Hortonworks, Dataguise, Oracle

This week in channel partner program roundup we’re highlighting the latest news from Hortonworks, Dataguise and Oracle (ORCL).

VMware Details Upcoming Launch of App Volumes 3.0

VMware (VMW) pulled back the curtain on its upcoming App Volumes 3.0 release this week, ahead of the product’s expected launch later this quarter.

NetApp Finalizes SolidFire Purchase

NetApp has completed its acquisition of all-flash storage systems provider SolidFire, the company announced on Tuesday.

LifeBoat to Distribute OnGuard Endpoint Security to Reseller Network

Lifeboat Distribution’s network of resellers in the United States and Canada  can now begin selling endpoint security offerings from OnGuard Systems through a new deal between the two companies.

Dell Launches Identity Access Management Solution Through Channel

Dell announced the availability of its latest Identity and Access Management solution on Tuesday, which is the first offering in the company’s portfolio to be available through the channel at launch.

Blue Medora, VMware Release Monitoring Suite for Dell PowerEdge Servers

Organizations utilizing Dell PowerEdge servers operating within a VMware vRealize environment could see a reduction in system downtime thanks to a new VMware integration solution from Blue Medora.

The Millennial Report: Know Your Strengths, Embrace Your Weaknesses

Is it better to be a “Yes Man” or to blaze your own path in the workplace?

Samsung Previews Marketing, Education Changes to STEP Program

Samsung Electronics kicked off its 9th annual Partner Summit last week in San Antonio Texas, and the company used the opportunity to unveil several additions to its Samsung Team of Empowered Partner (STEP) program.

5 Stories We Didn't Get to Write, Week of Jan. 29

Time waits for no one, not even The VAR Guy, and before we could blink its already Friday. Here's a shoutout to some of the stories we wish we had time to write about in more detail this week, but didn't.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week: January 25-29

Before you head home for the weekend, check out some of the top stories on The VAR Guy for the week of January 25-29.

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