CRN Exclusive Q&A: Whitman On Cisco, Cloud Lock-In And Why Partners Should Pick HP As Primary Vendor


What happens if partners get locked into a proprietary stack?

If you choose to lock into a proprietary stack today who knows what is going to happen two or three years from now. I think we have the best offering to introduce our partner's customers to cloud and give them flexibility down the road. When these new categories get created, flexibility down the road is critical.