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Presented at HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas

At this time submissions are now closed for the 2014 HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year Awards. Every year the AllianceOne team recognizes solutions built on HP technologies to benefit our shared customers. Submitters will be contacted in the upcoming weeks with final decisions, and winners will be provided with the next steps to prepare for the exclusive partner reception at HP Discover2014 Las Vegas in June.

This year awards will be presented for the following categories:
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 HP Converged Cloud
 HP ConvergedSystem
 HP Networking
 HP Servers-Moonshot
 HP Software
 HP Storage
 HP Technology Services

Winning HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year positions you for greater market visibility and business opportunities.

Partner of the Year Award winners will receive:
  • Complimentary admission for HP Discover 2014 ($1,995 value)
  • Recognition at a special partner reception, HP Discover 2014
  • AllianceOne trophy and wall plaque
  • Use of personalized AllianceOne Partner of the Year banners for your website for 12 months
  • Press release article on HP.com with quote from company executives
  • Inclusion in 2014 Partner of the Year promotional video
  • Promotion through HP Enterprise Business Online Community (forums/blogs) and AllianceOne Twitter
  • Feature in an external publication Partner of the Year article

Qualified submissions must meet each of the following criteria:

  • Your company must be a member of the HP AllianceOne Partner Program to participate. You must be in good standing and comply with the terms of the AllianceOne Agreement. HP reserves the right to decline to accept any submission from a partner not in good standing with HP or not in compliance with the AllianceOne agreement.
  • HP AllianceOne Partners in any geographical region may apply.
  • Entries must be submitted in English.
  • Each submission must include a completed entry form with a minimum of one customer reference per submission. The entry form must be completed in its entirety. The company activities and customer successes included in the entry form must have occurred during the period from February 2013 through February 2014.
  • You may submit entries in multiple categories but your company must provide a different customer reference for each category. You cannot submit the same solution that was submitted in a previous year's entry.
  • Do not submit any confidential information either from your company or any third party as part of this entry. Information submitted as part of this entry is not subject to any confidentiality obligations and may be published, disclosed or used by HP for any purpose; provided, however, that client's name and contact information will not be disclosed or published by HP without your and the client’s prior approval.
  • Partner of the Year winners must send an executive to attend the Partner of the Year Awards presentation at HP Discover 2014 to accept the award.
  • Partner of the Year winners will be responsible for their own travel expenses and accommodations to the HP Discover 2014 event.

Other information:

  • All submitted entries are considered final. Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. We recommend you save a hard copy of your entry form (available here) for your records.
  • HP reserves the right to change the award category of the solution submission if the fit is better in a different category.
  • HP's decisions are final. HP reserves the right to modify or eliminate categories and/or the stated submission and awards processes in whole or in part at any time without notice.


Please send all questions around the Partner of the Year program and/or submission process to AllianceOne.events@hp.com

Submissions are now closed

Many thanks to those who submitted entries for this year awards, entries have been turned over to our team of judges who will identify winners in each of the categories. Each submitter will be contacted with final decisions in the upcoming weeks. Winners will be presented with their Partner of the Year awards during the exclusive partner reception at HP Discover 2014 in Las Vegas. Stay tuned!

Tips to consider when creating an HP Partner of the Year Award entry:
  1. Answer the questions with as much detail as possible, including client issues/pain points, your solution and product information.
  2. How is your solution innovative? When describing your solution you should emphasis what sets your solution apart from others. What is innovative about your solution? By emphasizing innovation you will be setting your solution apart from all of the other entries.
  3. Provide proof of value to the client, including measurable benefits and results that are well documented and detailed. For example: monetary savings, savings in time and/or savings in manpower.
  4. Proof of value to HP. There are a number of ways to support “proof of value to HP” including:
    1. Is the solution repeatable?
    2. What was the HP solution advantage?
    3. Was a proof of concept or trial used to seal the deal?
    4. Did it generate revenue for HP? How did you team with HP?
  5. Support your entry with robust references. All entries must include at least one customer reference. This is how you demonstrate your success with clients.


Please send all questions around the Partner of the Year program and/or submission process to AllianceOne.events@hp.com

Meet the 2013 Winners

Cloud Computing Category     Information Optimization  
Communications Interoperability     Mission-Critical Computing  
Converged Storage     Security  
More about 2013 Winners :
  • Read more about our 2013 POY winners in these Success Stories
  • Connect Converge article Read more
  • Watch this video from some of our 2013 POY winners articulating the benefits of winning this award and how they’ve industry-wide recognition, increased visibility and promotional opportunities

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