15 Scenes From Microsoft WPC 2013: Surface, Hybrid Cloud Steal The Show


Microsoft estimated more than 15,000 people attended the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference, held this year in Houston.

They arrived from all corners of the globe, some traveling 30 hours to reach the annual conference for a pat on the back by Microsoft and a peek at what the year ahead will bring.

Here are some of the highlights including the Surface tablet, for which partners stood in line for hours.