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Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri

Co-founder, Former Editorial Director, The VAR Guy

Career Summary:

Joe Panettieri co-founded The VAR Guy in 2008. Penton acquired The VAR Guy and its sister sites (MSPmentor and Talkin' Cloud) in 2011. Panettieri became editorial director for Penton Technology Group before exiting the company in May 2014. Reach him via Twitter (@joepanettieri), Google+ (+joepanettieri), LinkedIn ( or Facebook (

My Comments
Cisco CEO: Internet of Everything Has Reached Tipping Point Commented on: 3 years ago (March 31, 2014)

Hey David: The credit belongs to The VAR Guy... not me. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge. Yes, it's the elephant in the room. And we will keep watching to see how Cisco, IBM, Dell, HP and Oracle react to...

Obama & NSA vs. China & Huawei? Commented on: 3 years ago (January 1, 2014)

Zhuubaajie: Toss in the fact that Cisco is now investigating alleged NSA activity involving Cisco's networking gear, and the situation becomes all the more dramatic... -jp

Smarter Partnering: How VARs, MSPs and CSPs Can Scale Together Commented on: 3 years ago (January 1, 2014)

Alan: Congrats on 30 years. Quite an achievement. Keep the momentum going.

This Year’s Christmas Grudge: Microsoft Commented on: 3 years ago (January 1, 2014)

Hey Mike: I don't think Elliot was bashing Apple. But I am curious to see how he evaluates iTunes once he unboxes that HDTV... -jp

Report: Qualcomm Layoffs Hit Mid-level Management Commented on: 3 years ago (January 1, 2014)

Hey Anonymous: Thanks for your comment. I grew up on Long Island. We saw similar boom/bust cycles here before Grumman was acquired. Long Island has now largely shifted to a services economy......

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