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Connect with Cisco at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014

July 1, 2014 - 3 Comments

Cisco and Microsoft have joined forces in an unprecedented way to deliver integrated data center solutions and align our channel programs. Together, Cisco and Microsoft are opening a new world of opportunity, enabling partners to capture today’s market opportunities and capitalize on market transitions. The Cisco team is looking forward to Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 (WPC), in Washington, DC, July 14-17. We have a full slate of demos, sessions and meetings planned, to showcase the many ways that the Cisco and Microsoft alliance can help partners take their business to the next level.

During WPC 2013, Jim McHugh, Cisco VP of USC Marketing and Brian Allison, Cisco Director of Partner Solutions, discussed partner business opportunities created through the Cisco and Microsoft alliance. Listen in.

Cisco Session – Capitalize on the Cisco and Microsoft Alliance to Increase Profits and Customer Value

Make sure to catch Bryan McCarthy’s session on Monday, July 14th, to get all the details on how the Cisco and Microsoft alliance is helping partners drive profitable growth with validated solutions and partner incentives.

The Cisco and Microsoft alliance is creating new opportunities to drive profitable growth and offer even more value to customers. Cisco and Microsoft are working closely to use the tight integration between the Cisco UCS server platform and Windows Server, Hyper-V, and System Center, allowing you to accelerate your Windows Server 2003 migration and Cloud OS opportunities. Cisco also rewards Microsoft system integrators for teaming with Cisco channel partners, helping you penetrate new markets and increase profits. Join us to learn how Cisco can help you take your business to the next level.

Speaker: Bryan McCarthy, Manager, Partner Operations, Software and Solutions Innovation Group, Cisco
Date: July 14, 2014
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: 208 AB

Bring your business cards to the Cisco session to enter a raffle for a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet, a 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processor-based system. A tablet when you want it, and a notebook when you need it. You can’t win if you don’t attend and enter.

Visit Cisco Booth 801 for Live Demos

Cisco partner and solution experts will be on hand to answer your questions on how to grow your business with the Cisco Partner Ecosystem and integrated solutions for Microsoft oriented data centers:

  • Cisco Partner Ecosystem – Grow revenue and extend your business reach
  • Integrated System Center Management – Cisco UCS® Manager with Microsoft System Center & PowerShell
  • Virtual Networking for Hyper-V – Cisco Nexus 1000V & Windows Server Integration
  • Unified Platform for  Microsoft Applications – Cisco® UCS Solutions for SQL Server and Exchange
  • Accelerate Application Performance – Cisco UCS Invicta Solid State Systems
  • Integrated Infrastructures for the Cloud – Cisco UCS®, FlexPod, and VSPEX Solutions for the Cloud
  • Hybrid Cloud and Azure- Cisco ACI,  Intercloud, and CSR 1000V

You won’t leave empty handed. We’ll have a Cisco hat in your size waiting. Ok, it may be one-size-fits-all, but you’ll still look great on the golf course. Tweet a selfie in your Cisco hat (with the #CiscoUCS AND #WPC14 hashtags) for a chance to enter our daily raffle for a $250 American Express OR Amazon gift card. Get all the details at the Cisco booth registration deck.

Request a Meeting

Of course, WPC is all about great conversations. Cisco executives and subject matter experts will be available to meet one-on-one to discuss our partner programs and solutions. To request a meeting, contact your Cisco partner account manager or email

The Cisco team is looking forward to speaking with you during WPC 2014. You can also connect with us on social media:

Looking forward to seeing you in Washington, DC at WPC 2014! Check out the Cisco WPC 2014 page for further details. For more information on the Cisco solutions for Microsoft oriented data centers, please visit

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  1. Would love to hear more about the Data Center idea. I’m getting excited.

    • Thanks for the comment Murat. You can learn more about Cisco solutions for Microsoft oriented data centers at

  2. Appreciate the video, much better than walls of text!