Press Release: November 16, 2010

HP Unveils Premiere Client Event – HP Discover Americas

Attendee celebration concert to feature Paul McCartney

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP today introduced its premiere client event, HP Discover Americas, giving businesses and governments the opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders, attend interactive sessions, participate in specialized training, and network with peers and HP executives.

HP Discover Americas – which combines HP Technology Forum and HP Software Universe Americas into a single must-see event – will take place at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas during the week of June 6, 2011. 

“HP Discover Americas gives us the opportunity to bring together all of our clients to hear about HP’s vision for business and governments – the Instant-On Enterprise,” said Thomas E. Hogan, executive vice president of Enterprise Sales, Marketing and Strategy, HP. “This is an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed – we will demonstrate, once again, that only HP can provide the solution breadth and depth needed to help organizations capitalize on opportunity.”

HP Discover is the showcase event where organizations can learn what it takes to start their Instant-On Enterprise journey. By embedding technology in their organizations, clients can deliver innovation at every point in the enterprise that matters, to serve customers and citizens. 

Produced by HP Enterprise Business in cooperation with participating independent user groups, the multiday event will offer sessions on everything from application transformation to information optimization, mobile devices to global data centers, security to hybrid delivery, as well as the latest in cloud computing. In addition, the event will feature end-user roadmaps for HP’s portfolio, including services, automation and management software, servers, storage and networking. Attendees also can gain experience with hands-on demonstrations as well as participate in valuable technical training, education and certification courses across HP’s products, solutions and services.   

Paul McCartney to headline attendee celebration

At the conference, the attendees will also get a first hand view into the partnership between HP and MPL Communications under which HP technology and services will ultimately reinvent how the artist and his fans interact. Legendary entertainer Paul McCartney is scheduled to headline the HP Discover America’s closing ceremonies.

Additional information about HP Discover Americas is available at

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