3. Virtual Attendance
CISCO: More than 3,000 partners a day participated in the Cisco Partner Summit via constant updates on Twitter, Facebook, the Cisco Channels blog, live videos of keynotes and performances on YouTube.
HP: HP had live keynote videos available and updated remote attendees via social media on happenings at APC 2010, but keynote replays weren’t immediately available.
VERDICT: Cisco pulled out all the stops for its virtual conference, while at times it seemed HP was stuck in a Web 1.0 world.
BIG EDGE: Cisco