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Top moments from HPE Technology and Solutions Summit 2017 in Cannes, France!

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What a fantastic event at the #HPETSS in Cannes last week!

EMEA BEST team was excited to welcome our community at HPE TSS 2017, EMEA’s largest annual technical event.  Top thought leaders, subject matter experts and IT professionals gathered in an impressive environment of 500 technical and content-rich sessions including 90 hands-on labs at Palais des Festivals in Cannes.

Did your partners miss out attending HPE TSS in Cannes?

1346 delegates from our Solutions and Technology community and 828 professionals from our partners’ community attended 500 high-quality sessions, revolving around the key pillars of our strategy. Many of our partners achieved new certifications and earned valuable Knowledge Credits towards their company’s FY18 Partner Ready Specialization compliance.

The Testing Center was busy the entire week, delivering more than 1500 exam registrations! 816 certifications were achieved in total during the week. Many in our community achieved more than one certification & we also celebrated 92 new Master ASEs!

Maybe you caught some of the photos of our newly certified Master ASEs on our Twitter feed? Check #HPEMASE and share the excitement!

Key highlights of HPE TSS Cannes were: 

  1. Based on the evolving market needs and our core beliefs, going forward we will focus on 11 Transformation Solutions that drive innovation in our three strategic focus areas. 
  2. Following the ES and SW spin-offs, we continue to broaden and leverage our partner ecosystem and aim to become the Ecosystem Integrator of choice for customers. 
  3. Our latest acquisitions of Simplivity, Cloud Cruiser and Niara demonstrate that we’re delivering on our software-defined infrastructure strategy and reinforce our industry leadership positioning in Hybrid IT, Intelligent Edge and Services.


Evening events

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On Tuesday evening, along with Intel® , we organised the ‘’Light up the future’’ reception at the Palais des Festivals with lighting dance shows, colourful installations & a fantastic live concert!

On Thursday evening it was time for a Red Carpet moment at the Hotel Barrière Le Majestic. Every conference room at the ground floor of the hotel was set-up for the ‘’Film Festival’’ night. Each room had a unique character and served special plates & desserts and actors dressed like Cat woman, Batman and Charlie Chaplin were walking around the crowd, creating some funny moments. 

Did you miss HPE TSS?  Watch this video with top moments from HPE TSS in Cannes.  

Save the date the next TSS! 

HPE TSS 2018 in The Hague, the Netherlands will be another can't miss event! Get ready to transform your IT with HPE Solutions and take a sneak peek at tomorrow’s technologies! 

Mark your calendar and prepare your partners for their visit on March 20- 23, 2018  in The Hague!

See you in HPE TSS 2018!


Catch up on HPE TSS content

A recap video is now available to view and download on the HPE Asset Hub

Social media coverage can be found by exploring #HPETSS 

Event keynotes as well as presentation and recording files will be available on the HPE Asset Hub


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I’m an Activation Lead and working in the IT industry for almost 10 years now. I love Instagram, blogging and sharing fascinating stories about our HPE sales, presales and channel partners.