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Why HPE TSS is a great investment for you and your organization

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Contributing Author: Alexandra Katsila

Transformation in Action

Digital transformation is happening now! IT professionals with HPE Partner organizations will be instrumental in realizing their company and their customer’s digital future. Attending HPE Technology Solutions Summit 2017 will give you new skills and knowledge to help your company and customer’s transform.

HPE TSS is an annual high-profile event for Presales Consultants and Solution Architects from both HPE and Partners. Scheduled 7-10 February 2017 in Cannes, France, the event features 3 ½ days of content-rich HPE products and solution topics. The tracks include game-changing Hybrid IT solutions; Data Center Infrastructure; Software-Defined and Cloud; leading IoT offerings; the Aruba portfolio; as well as, Open Source, Software, High Performance Computing and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).  

Review the agenda of 350+ technical sessions, demo labs, and the guest speakers. Then make a list of the reasons why attending will be valuable to grow new business for your company.

Dedicated time for learning

Personalize your experience and make your agenda your own by choosing from multiple tracks covering the latest transformational technologies and IT discoveries. From hands-on labs to intimate break-out sessions, you will learn tricks and trends to stay ahead. The popular Testing Center is a must: take advantage of the free exam opportunity, ensuring your skills are the most up to date. 

Break-out and lab training sessions presented throughout the conference are not offered just for the preparation of passing technical certification exams; feel free to participate in these sessions to build your knowledge.

Obtain Knowledge Credits that count for your company’s Partner Ready compliance

Knowledge Credits form an integral part of the FY18 Enterprise Group Partner Ready entry program criteria. They recognize the partner employee’s investment in continuous learning courses and events that grow product and solutions knowledge.  

Attending HPE TSS allows you to collect Knowledge Credits for the different Partner Ready specializations your company holds.  As a participant with a qualifying certification, you can earn 25 Knowledge Credits towards each of your company’s Storage, Servers, Networking, Services and Cloud knowledge credit criteria (25x5 programs = 125 credits in total). 

General conditions

  1. During the event’s time, your attendance at various offered activities needs to be equal to or exceed 15 hours. Attendance will be recorded via Badge scans. IMPORTANT:  ensure your badge is scanned on entry to sessions. For more details, click here.
  2. Participants already holding an eligible certification before the start of the event can earn knowledge credits. To view the list of technical and sales certifications eligible to earn knowledge credits, click here.

 Sponsor Area

HPE TSS is a fantastic opportunity to network with colleagues, peers, and 1000+ HPE Presales engineers. The Sponsor Area will give you the opportunity to spend some time visiting with other Partners, discovering how collaboration and growing your network brings more opportunity and advantages.

The “Premium Sponsor” Welcome on Tuesday and the “Platinum Sponsor” Reception on Thursday, are two evening networking events that allow you to broaden your network even further.

 Sub-Regional sessions

You will have the chance to speak with your peers at other companies, sharing problems which are unique to your sub-region or country and understand how others have solved similar challenges.  

Need another reason to justify your attendance? HPE TSS can foster networking enabling you to meet new people, and solve your companies specific challenges. Make sure to ask if there are any specific contacts you should make or questions your company would like answered.

Where can I learn more?

Visit HPE TSS website to review the agenda, register and more.

Alexandra KatsilaAlexandra Katsila

Meet HPE My Learning and Certification blogger Alexandra Katsila, Global Sales & Partner Ready GTM Manager, EMEA region.  Follower her on Twitter @Alex_kats

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