LAHORE - At the HP Global Partner Conference 2013, HP announced new programs and business models that will enable partners to achieve success through simplified partner programs, more predictable performance rewards, and innovative tools to deliver consistency in partner engagement.In fiscal year 2013, HP will invest approximately $1.5 billion worldwide in channel programs and IT initiatives designed to reward performance, drive demand and simplify partner engagement. HP will continue to improve the HP PartnerOne program and deliver innovations in enterprise technology to partners, including a new cloud test environment. “Our goal is to deliver a consistent experience that will make it easier for partners to buy, sell and grow profitably with HP,” said Meg Whitman, president and chief executive officer, HP. “HP has built one of the industry’s broadest partner ecosystems and we will continue to make significant investments to deliver the greatest business value for HP and our partners.”