HP Server Trade-Ins
Cisco, in a move set to intensify its server battle against rival Hewlett-Packard, announced at Partner Summit a new year-end competitive trade-in program that provides financial incentives for partners displacing HP servers and replacing them with comparable Cisco gear.
The program, which is running now through July 27, provides credits for trading in select HP BladeSystem servers. The credits can then be applied toward the purchase of a comparable configuration of Cisco's two-sock Unified Computing System (UCS). Cisco said it is offering up to $650 in trade-in credits on select HP blades and up to $1,600 in credits on select HP chassis.