HP Vs. Cisco: Battle Of The Partner Conferences

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The Grudge Match

Last week, HP hosted its Americas Partner Conference (APC) in Las Vegas. Cisco entertained partners during its Partner Summit in San Francisco at the same time. Partners of both vendors had to either pick an event to attend or hop on a plane midway through one event to catch some time at the other.

In the following pages, we’ll break down how HP and Cisco performed in a number of categories, from CEO keynotes to entertainment to networking opportunities. At the end, we’re going to raise the glove of one of these gigantic IT vendors and declare them Partner Conference Champion of the World.


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