HP Vs. Cisco: Battle Of The Partner Conferences

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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.



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