NEC Corporation of America News http://www.necam.com/rss.cfm NEC Corporation of America is a leading technology provider of IT, network and visual display solutions. Empowered by innovation, its solutions, products and services are backed by the leadership and expertise of one of the most successful global companies, conducting business for more than 100 years. NEC Corporation of America delivers technology and professional services to carrier and both SMB and large enterprise clients across multiple vertical industries. en-us 24 Apr 2014 23:47:09 CDT CorporateCommunications@necam.com (Corporate Communications) <![CDATA[NEC Named 2014 Best of Interop Winner in Management ProgrammableFlow(R) Unified Network Coordinator (UNC) Wins Management Category]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=65b663ec-0405-431b-a92d-35b7ca7d1fff http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=65b663ec-0405-431b-a92d-35b7ca7d1fff NEC Corporation of America (NEC), along with NEC Corporation in Japan, announced today that NEC's Unified Network Coordinator (UNC), a ProgrammableFlow Version 5.1, OpenFlow-based, software-defined data center interconnect solution, has won the Best of Interop Management category, as determined by a distinguished panel of judges at Interop Las Vegas. The conference continues through April 4 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, visit www.bestofinterop.com.]]> 03 Apr 2014 11:20:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Acquires Grid Energy Storage and Commercial Systems Business of A123 Systems from Wanxiang]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=fc28f5eb-35b4-4414-a91b-65716b75401c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=fc28f5eb-35b4-4414-a91b-65716b75401c NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the acquisition of the A123 Energy Solutions business unit of A123 Systems, LLC. This acquisition, for approximately USD $100 million, strengthens the energy storage capability of NEC’s smart energy business, a core segment of its Mid-term Management Plan's commitment to social infrastructure. A123 Energy Solutions will be integrated into the NEC Group of companies and operated globally as a key element of its business. An agreement on the terms of the deal has been finalized and a new company “NEC Energy Solutions” is slated to begin operation in June 2014 under the direction of NEC. A123's existing cell manufacturing and sales, research and development, and automotive operations will remain the core focus of A123 Systems, LLC.]]> 24 Mar 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Selected as Finalist for Best of Interop 2014 Award]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=037717dd-32ef-4a6a-baf9-823a1dd5978e http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=037717dd-32ef-4a6a-baf9-823a1dd5978e NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software-defined Networking (SDN), along with NEC Corporation Japan, today announced its selection as a Best of Interop finalist in the Management award category, recognizing NEC’s Unified Network Coordinator (UNC), a ProgrammableFlow® Version 5.1 OpenFlow-based, software-defined data center interconnect solution. The Best of Interop winners will be announced at 5:30 p.m. April 1 in the Interop Theater on the Expo Floor during Interop Las Vegas, March 31 – April 4 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information visit: http://www.bestofinterop.com.]]> 13 Mar 2014 10:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Showcases IT and Communications Solutions for Smart Enterprise at Enterprise Connect ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=41934cd5-c0c8-405e-ac54-e92f5591281f http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=41934cd5-c0c8-405e-ac54-e92f5591281f NEC Corporation of America  (NEC), a leading provider of enterprise IT and communications solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation in Japan that it will showcase a broad suite of top-to-bottom IT and Communications solutions that encompass its IT empowered framework at Enterprise Connect,  March 17-20 in Orlando, FL.  NEC is leading the wave with its solutions for the smart enterprise that enable advanced, resilient and programmable infrastructure that can be executed at a global enterprise scale.]]> 13 Mar 2014 09:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Receives 2013 INTERNET TELEPHONY Unified Communications Excellence Award ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f61c1cd3-f77f-4174-a9ae-20afd1ab46df http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f61c1cd3-f77f-4174-a9ae-20afd1ab46df NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated marketing company, has named UNIVERGE® 3C and its UCaaS cloud based solution as a recipient of its 2013 Unified Communications Excellence Award presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. ]]> 10 Mar 2014 12:40:00 CDT <![CDATA[HP and NEC to Deliver SDN-enabled Open-standards Networking Solutions for Enterprise customers ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c379b7bb-9546-438d-9cda-98f352ac2d2a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c379b7bb-9546-438d-9cda-98f352ac2d2a HP and NEC Corporation today announced they are collaborating on the integration of advanced technology, leveraging open standards, to deliver software-defined networking (SDN) enabled networking solutions to enterprise customers.]]> 03 Mar 2014 19:35:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's Latest SDN Release Increases Scalability 10X with New Unified Network Coordinator (UNC) ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=74a84717-4548-4d6c-9d82-e0af1ebaaf4d http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=74a84717-4548-4d6c-9d82-e0af1ebaaf4d NEC Corporation of America (NEC),  a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software-defined Networking (SDN), and NEC Corporation in Japan today announced Version 5.1 of its award-winning ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite, which introduces a new OpenFlow-based, software-defined data center interconnect solution - the Unified Network Coordinator (UNC).]]> 03 Mar 2014 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Links Hotel Operator Support Application, UNIVERGE UA5200 with the Newmarket Hotel Service Optimization System - Optimizes Staff Operations and Supports the Improvement of Guest Services]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=901a8487-67a5-49ec-8f30-5a0e01a30ca7 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=901a8487-67a5-49ec-8f30-5a0e01a30ca7 February 27, 2014 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has linked its hotel operator support application, UNIVERGE UA5200, with the Newmarket International, Inc.(Newmarket) hotel service optimization system, HotSOS (Hotel Service Optimization System). This service is currently provided in North America and is scheduled to become available in additional markets including Asia Pacific in the end of September this year.]]> 27 Feb 2014 11:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC to Provide SDN Network for Tokyo Station, One of the World's Busiest Train Stations]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6387d370-bde8-4845-8927-1985a3b079fc http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6387d370-bde8-4845-8927-1985a3b079fc NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) is building a "common station network" utilizing SDN (Software-Defined Networking, *1) at Tokyo Station, one of the world’s busiest train stations, for the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The network is scheduled to be complete in March of this year, making it the railway industry’s first (*2) network infrastructure using SDN technology.]]> 24 Feb 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's UNIVERGE 3C Accredited as Unified Capabilities Session Controller (UC SC) by U.S. Department of Defense UNIVERGE 3C Added to Unified Capabilities Approved Product List]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ef04516c-f38b-496e-80f9-5fa62d1a9d8a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ef04516c-f38b-496e-80f9-5fa62d1a9d8a NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced the US Department of Defense (DoD) has accredited NEC’s UNIVERGE 3C™ software-based unified communications and collaboration solution (UC&C) as a UC Session Controller.  The accreditation for defense-wide deployments as a UC SC was granted by the DoD’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Unified Capabilities Certification Office for meeting military grade security, functionality and reliability requirements. ]]> 20 Feb 2014 09:58:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches UC for Business 7.0 Powerful New Call Center Interface Delivers Broad Global Capabilities, Simplifies Operation for Agents and Enhances Customer Interactions ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d2e254dd-9535-452b-b61b-983a36424372 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d2e254dd-9535-452b-b61b-983a36424372 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced version 7.0 of its UC for Business (UCB) unified communications software application with a new voice agent customer interface tool called TouchPoint.  Release 7.0 addresses the needs of global contact centers and agents who are challenged to keep customers happy in a dynamic multilingual market.]]> 19 Feb 2014 10:25:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces Sixth Generation Scalable Enterprise Server Optimized for SDN]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=54f56d41-6557-4a57-b3f4-7e2d6b4e6e4e http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=54f56d41-6557-4a57-b3f4-7e2d6b4e6e4e NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, managed services and biometrics solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation in Japan the release of the Express5800/A2000 (A2000) series enterprise server using the Intel Xeon processor E7 v2 product family. The A2000 series is the sixth generation of NEC’s Enterprise Intel Server Architecture and is designed to optimize performance, scalability and reliability for mission critical workloads.  The new servers can be ordered beginning on Feb. 28, with a list price starting at $30,000.]]> 18 Feb 2014 12:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Delivers Best Java Virtual Machine Performance for 4-socket Servers on SPECjbb2013 Benchmark]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=04f49c3a-5baf-4f47-8090-7a6181247f31 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=04f49c3a-5baf-4f47-8090-7a6181247f31 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, managed services and biometrics solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation in Japan that the Express5800/A2040b (A2040b) enterprise server with Intel® Xeon® processor E7-4890 v2  achieved the world record performance among 4-socket servers on the SPECjbb2013-MultiJVM benchmark powered by Oracle JDK 8.]]> 18 Feb 2014 12:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Contributes Network Virtualization to OpenDaylight Hydrogen Release ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e89420aa-cd1b-45f7-b486-bc1b87e79f8a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e89420aa-cd1b-45f7-b486-bc1b87e79f8a NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software-defined Networking (SDN), today announced with NEC Corporation in Japan that their Virtual Tenant Network (VTN)  contribution to the OpenDaylight Project is featured in the organization’s first release, called “Hydrogen,” which was revealed at the first annual OpenDaylight Summit. The OpenDaylight Project is a community-led and industry-supported open source framework to advance Software-defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and NEC is a founding gold member of the project.]]> 04 Feb 2014 08:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and 123.Net Certify Compatibility ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=00f12f63-b371-48ec-b5bc-0803dbe56bda http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=00f12f63-b371-48ec-b5bc-0803dbe56bda Irving, Texas and Southfield, MI. - February 3, 2014 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions and 123.Net Inc. announced today the completion of interoperability certification of 123.Net's SIP trunking solution with NEC's IP business communication systems -- the UNIVERGE SV8100, SV8300 and SL1100.]]> 03 Feb 2014 10:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Receives 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award UNIVERGE (new release 8.5) with enhanced UC and UNIVERGE Cloud Services UCaaS Recognized for Innovation ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2270cc99-4746-4eed-ab6e-72720b5fdc23 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2270cc99-4746-4eed-ab6e-72720b5fdc23 Irving, Texas  January 30, 2014  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the latest version of the company's popular UNIVERGE 3C software-based unified communications, cloud and collaboration solution  as a recipient of a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. ]]> 30 Jan 2014 11:40:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and Moimstone Sign Distribution Agreement ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5927bd0f-1538-45bf-89af-f817dec6e86f http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5927bd0f-1538-45bf-89af-f817dec6e86f Irving, Texas and Vancouver, BC, Canada  January 27, 2014 – NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, and Moimstone, a major VoIP provider of solutions and services,  today announced the signing of a distribution agreement for a new Android™-based handset for the enterprise market. Under the agreement, Moimstone will develop a new Android handset platform for NEC. The product is scheduled to release in the fall 2014.]]> 27 Jan 2014 14:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Showcasing Integrated Life-cycle Management Retail Solution at NRF14 to Empower Today's Retailers ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=61e466d5-7a3f-4844-9d50-6024d5d718b7 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=61e466d5-7a3f-4844-9d50-6024d5d718b7 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that it will be demonstrating its integrated retail solution during the National Retail Federation conference, being held Jan. 12-15, 2014, at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.]]> 09 Jan 2014 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Recognized with Lowest Total Cost of Ownership - Nemertes Research Ranks NEC with the Lowest First-year Total Costs ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=dcd1dfac-a68a-484c-9eda-46c59c950892 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=dcd1dfac-a68a-484c-9eda-46c59c950892 Irving, Texas January 7, 2014  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, unified communications (UC), managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that it achieved the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) of vendors serving the IP Telephony market.   The significance of this resonates strongly with companies of varying sizes who are looking for ways to contain their IT and communication costs both now and in the future.]]> 07 Jan 2014 10:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Exhibits its Latest Small Cell Solution Portfolio at Small Cells Americas]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=132f95ab-ff7a-4e91-ac18-71028869398c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=132f95ab-ff7a-4e91-ac18-71028869398c NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced its participation in Small Cells Americas 2013, from December 3-4, 2013 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, Texas.]]> 27 Nov 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's InfoFrame Elastic Relational Store Enhances Software Security]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=27828573-e2e1-4192-ba8e-de9b923f07eb http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=27828573-e2e1-4192-ba8e-de9b923f07eb NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced plans to enhance IBM InfoSphere Guardium (Guardium) scale-out architecture database software through the use of NEC’s InfoFrame Elastic Relational Store (IERS), which provides flexible scalability and high reliability for rapid data growth. The latest IERS functions enable it to monitor unauthorized access, acquire and maintain audit trails, provide security at a level equivalent to that of Relational Database (RDB) products, and to offer audit support.]]> 01 Nov 2013 10:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Expands Cloud Portfolio with Addition of New Private Application Cloud Collaboration Solution ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=0e108d98-09b3-4af6-835e-05b0ca75b9d7 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=0e108d98-09b3-4af6-835e-05b0ca75b9d7 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, cloud and managed services solutions, announced that it completed implementation and validation of a new cloud collaboration service to be delivered through NEC’s Private Application Cloud portfolio.]]> 01 Nov 2013 10:17:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Showcasing Software-defined Network Fabric and Applications at Open Networking User Group Oct. 29-30]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4bce6aec-773e-4783-96f9-df275d811c30 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4bce6aec-773e-4783-96f9-df275d811c30 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software-defined Networking (SDN), today announced that it will showcase the latest version of its ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite, including the ProgrammableFlow PF 6800 Controller, the first generally available SDN controller supporting both the OpenFlow 1.0 and 1.3 standards, at the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) conference at JPMorgan Chase in New York on Oct. 29-30.]]> 29 Oct 2013 06:25:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces HYDRAstor(R) Remote Backup and Increases Maximum Performance to Exceed 1 PB/hr]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=401409c4-4482-4b8a-9af1-862a5d5f8b35 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=401409c4-4482-4b8a-9af1-862a5d5f8b35 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, announced new enhancements to its HYDRAstor OpenStorage Express I/O functionality, facilitating remote backup and increasing maximum performance by 13 percent to 6.3 TB/hr per Hybrid Node and up to 1 PB/hour for the latest-generation HS8-4000 storage system with 165 nodes. The new HYDRAstor 4.1 software release is also available for previous generations of HYDRAstor nodes, with up to 26 percent improvement in maximum performance for third-generation HS8-3000 storage systems with Express I/O. ]]> 15 Oct 2013 12:54:00 CDT <![CDATA[ HYDRAstor deduplicating backup appliances captured the top Best in Class ranking]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=cc183394-5ac8-4d17-8bfa-676dccd04e99 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=cc183394-5ac8-4d17-8bfa-676dccd04e99 October 10, 2013 – NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that its HYDRAstor™ deduplicating backup appliances captured the top “Best-in-Class” ranking, as well as four of the top five “Recommended” rankings in DCIG, LLC’s 2013 Midrange Deduplicating Backup Appliance Buyer’s Guide.]]> 10 Oct 2013 16:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Expands Its SDN Application Center with Additional Northbound APIs]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6d693627-48d5-4fbe-b046-7c4f092f7a70 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6d693627-48d5-4fbe-b046-7c4f092f7a70 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software Defined Networking (SDN), today announced that it has further expanded its SDN Application Center, which includes SDN solutions built upon customers’ top-of-mind SDN network concerns. NEC will demonstrate integrated northbound APIs from several leading vendors and will feature the recently announced Version 5 ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite at Interop New York, Oct. 2-4, 2013.]]> 01 Oct 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces First Generally Available SDN Controller with OpenFlow 1.3 Standard ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e5d34ad7-b3ba-4202-ad89-30dcb047217b http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e5d34ad7-b3ba-4202-ad89-30dcb047217b NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software Defined Networking (SDN), today announced the general availability of Version 5 of its award-winning ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite, including the ProgrammableFlow PF6800 Controller, which is the first generally available SDN controller supporting the OpenFlow 1.3 standard. ]]> 26 Sep 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[ Cyber Innovation Labs to Open New NEC based Cloud Computing Data Center in Iron Mountain's Underground Facility ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c1fde2e1-a8e3-4c59-aeae-12ff6d1e151a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c1fde2e1-a8e3-4c59-aeae-12ff6d1e151a Cyber Innovation Labs (CIL), a leading provider of innovative Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions and professional services, and NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions, today announced the commissioning and operational delivery of CIL’s new 8,000-square-foot Tier 3+ enterprise cloud computing center and NEC’s Cloud in a Vault (CiaV) cloud offering,  located in Iron Mountain’s underground facility in Boyers, PA. ]]> 23 Sep 2013 13:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Provides New Two-Socket Servers Ideal for Virtualization ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2c1f4b79-eae9-406e-8fac-0b7adbb2ea58 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2c1f4b79-eae9-406e-8fac-0b7adbb2ea58 NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the sales launch for three new models of its “Express5800 Series” of industry-standard servers. These new servers feature the Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor E5-2600 v2 product family and include two 2-socket rack mount servers, which reinforce I/O performance with storage and other peripheral devices, as well as a blade server. ]]> 13 Sep 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Interoperability Certification Earned by Voice Carrier]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=b7c3c34f-563a-4c55-99c4-2d262d09b275 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=b7c3c34f-563a-4c55-99c4-2d262d09b275 NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced that Voice Carrier, LLC has earned certification for its SIP Service platform to work with the NEC UNIVERGE(R) SV8100 Communications Server and the SL1100 Communications System. This certification confirms that these communications servers will work reliably with Voice Carrier’s IntelliSIP(tm) SIP trunking service. ]]> 05 Sep 2013 11:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Releases UNIVERGE 3C™ Version 8.5]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=693c5c17-ca16-4b77-b8b9-d770fb1ef62a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=693c5c17-ca16-4b77-b8b9-d770fb1ef62a NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the availability of version 8.5 of its UNIVERGE 3C(tm) Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C) software platform. The new release provides numerous enhancements, including a powerful set of integral mobility functions; solutions to empower shared workspaces with richer content and video collaboration; deeper UC&C integration with standard desktop tools; and integration with IT software infrastructure that optimizes the user experience. ]]> 21 Aug 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Recognized as Market Share Leader ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2d6a4a3e-674b-4eb4-b7fd-5a3a2af9716c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2d6a4a3e-674b-4eb4-b7fd-5a3a2af9716c NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, managed services and biometric solutions, announced that NEC Corporation outpaced its competitors to show the #1 rank among enterprise communications vendors, according to the T3i Group report “InfoTrack for Enterprise Communications Global Market Intelligence Briefing for First Quarter 2013.” NEC’s global line shipments grew by 12 percent in year-over-year shipments to capture 15 percent of worldwide market share.  ]]> 29 Jul 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Breaks World Record for Energy Efficiency with the Ultra-compact Express 5800/GT 110f-S Server]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4e12057b-b9f4-499a-a33f-0388b69d640c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4e12057b-b9f4-499a-a33f-0388b69d640c NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that its ultra-compact tower server, the Express5800/GT110f-S, demonstrated the world’s highest energy efficiency by achieving 6,488 overall ssj_ops/watt on the SPECpower_ssj(R) 2008 benchmark. ]]> 10 Jul 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces New Biometrics-based Solutions for Hospitality at HITEC 2013 Conference]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=0e27ed0a-3f78-41a7-8d1c-c00be6a43bec http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=0e27ed0a-3f78-41a7-8d1c-c00be6a43bec NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, will introduce new biometrics-based solutions for the hospitality industry during the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) on June 24-27 in Minneapolis, MN. The company will also be showcasing an array of unified communications solutions in its booth at the conference. ]]> 24 Jun 2013 09:45:00 CDT <![CDATA[Cetis Joins the NEC UNIVERGE(R) Partner Program, Expanding Capabilities and Reach Globally ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ccc3f8ed-f11e-43ac-8d1f-5c7b2fcd5da2 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ccc3f8ed-f11e-43ac-8d1f-5c7b2fcd5da2 Cetis, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of hotel guestroom telephones, and NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider of and integrator of IT and communications solutions worldwide, have announced a new agreement regarding enhanced integration capabilities between the two companies. ]]> 24 Jun 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[AT&T and NEC Introduce Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Designed for Hard Work, Real Life ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d9bcac51-e11f-4f2e-bc1d-cc6ac7e0599e http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d9bcac51-e11f-4f2e-bc1d-cc6ac7e0599e AT&T* and NEC Corporation of America today announced the upcoming launch of the ultimate workhorse among ruggedized 4G LTE smartphones, the NEC Terrain(tm). As one of the most ruggedized phones equipped with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk (EPTT) **, NEC Terrain embodies toughened versatility and business-ready features.  Its design is aimed at breaking productivity barriers to keep workforces moving forward, while also keeping up with daily life outside of work. Available exclusively through AT&T Business Solutions channels and online beginning June 21, the NEC Terrain is priced at $99.99 with a two-year agreement and can be purchased at www.ATT.com/necterrain. ]]> 19 Jun 2013 11:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Solution Identifies Boston Marathon Bombing]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5e6c21f9-4e0c-4588-859d-7efe83e99e1e http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5e6c21f9-4e0c-4588-859d-7efe83e99e1e  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced its NeoFace(R) Facial Recognition Software solution achieved high accuracy in an independent study conducted by Michigan State University (MSU) and was able to identify a suspect from the recent Boston Marathon Bombing in the same study that simulated the post-bombing forensic work. ]]> 18 Jun 2013 09:40:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Successfully Completes HIPAA Security Audit]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=266f1c7d-2895-4949-8a4d-bcf56e451f71 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=266f1c7d-2895-4949-8a4d-bcf56e451f71 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications and biometric solutions, announced today that its Managed Services system has successfully completed an independent audit that complies with all HIPAA guidelines for security assessment. ]]> 11 Jun 2013 15:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Successfully Completes SSAE 16 Type 2 Audit ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=51724774-5d04-4f04-9fbc-c3a03bb16786 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=51724774-5d04-4f04-9fbc-c3a03bb16786 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications and biometric solutions, announced today that its Managed Services system has successfully completed an independent audit for the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, Type 2. With this new certification, NEC’s Managed Services system is operating in compliance to SSAE 16 standards for controls. ]]> 06 Jun 2013 11:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[TouchTone Announces Interoperability Certification ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ed342d44-8af9-4ed6-849e-fab5f6530b93 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ed342d44-8af9-4ed6-849e-fab5f6530b93 04 Jun 2013 09:20:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces Integrated Server and Network Virtualization Solution with System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2012]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2e585236-560f-4735-bee6-4f4e4dc40e3d http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2e585236-560f-4735-bee6-4f4e4dc40e3d NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider of advanced IT solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software Defined Networking (SDN), will unveil at Microsoft’s TechEd conference the award-winning NEC ProgrammableFlow Network Suite optimized to integrate with Microsoft’s System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager, delivering automated server and network orchestration for virtualized data centers. This new integrated solution, which will be demonstrated at TechEd, will transform network management for Windows Server 2012 customers, enabling new levels of control, flexibility, automation, and significant OpEx savings. ]]> 30 May 2013 16:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Offers Zero Percent Financing on Two Enterprise Communications System Product Lines ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=30bdc3ed-8184-4696-8ddb-9256cd9314fd http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=30bdc3ed-8184-4696-8ddb-9256cd9314fd NEC Financial Services, LLC, a firm dedicated to providing tailored financing and leasing services to customers throughout the United States, announces the availability of a 48 or 60- month zero percent true lease promotion subject to offer terms and conditions* for NEC UNIVERGE(R) SV8000 Series and SL1100 communication systems installed by authorized NEC Corporation of America dealers.  ]]> 23 May 2013 10:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Offers Zero Percent Financing on Two Enterprise Communications System Product Lines]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2dc30816-b171-4f82-9ea2-adc0e0f203b4 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2dc30816-b171-4f82-9ea2-adc0e0f203b4 NEC Financial Services, LLC, a firm dedicated to providing tailored financing and leasing services to customers throughout the United States, announces the availability of a 48 or 60- month zero percent true lease promotion subject to offer terms and conditions* for NEC UNIVERGE(R) SV8000 Series and SL1100 communication systems installed by authorized NEC Corporation of America dealers.  ]]> 23 May 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces its SDN Application Center]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=35302abf-dd61-4487-8b63-08b839ad1d82 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=35302abf-dd61-4487-8b63-08b839ad1d82 07 May 2013 09:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches Desktop as a Service Powered by Desktone ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ecc5ef41-a4d6-4dc4-8944-d796a668a3ba http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ecc5ef41-a4d6-4dc4-8944-d796a668a3ba NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that it has joined with Desktone, Inc., the pioneer of Desktops as a Service (DaaS), to deliver cloud-hosted virtual desktops. By leveraging the Desktone Platform, the industry's only multi-tenant virtual desktop platform architected for service providers, NEC can deliver cost-effective, full-featured Windows desktops to any device, thus meeting enterprises’ demands for BYOD and distributed and remote workforce support. ]]> 24 Apr 2013 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces First UNIVERGE SV8500 UMG System Deployment at Wright State University ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=8cb80eb4-0ce4-451f-a5f4-c726192294af http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=8cb80eb4-0ce4-451f-a5f4-c726192294af Wright State University (WSU), a Fairborn, Ohio research university, worked with NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced communication, IT and biometric solutions, to successfully complete the world’s first UNIVERGE(R) SV8500 Ultra Module Group (UMG) deployment. ]]> 15 Apr 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and Portugal Telecom Partner in Network Virtualization]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=9c03d473-ceb6-4348-9b6b-90b8e6c96b0e http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=9c03d473-ceb6-4348-9b6b-90b8e6c96b0e NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technology,  and Portugal Telecom (PT), a leading global telecommunication service provider, announced today a partnership agreement to evaluate network virtualization based on Software Defined Network (SDN) technology for datacenters and carrier networks. ]]> 15 Apr 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Verizon and NEC Announce Another Industry First: Setting Records for the Highest-Capacity Transmission Over Field Fiber]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6ec35850-ab26-4f0f-b779-b0ffe8025d10 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6ec35850-ab26-4f0f-b779-b0ffe8025d10 For the third consecutive year, Verizon and NEC Corporation of America announced they have set an industry record, this time by successfully sending the highest-capacity transmissions for regional and long-haul distances over field fiber. ]]> 10 Apr 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces NeoFace(R) Facial Recognition Technology Product Suite ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6ee3a1c9-25ab-4487-8dd3-1e13e7ab7d53 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6ee3a1c9-25ab-4487-8dd3-1e13e7ab7d53 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communication, and biometrics solutions, today announced a new integrated facial recognition product suite.  At its core the NEC NeoFace(R) Product Suite uses advanced facial processing and matching algorithms that have achieved high rankings in independent third-party testing indicating superior performance of NEC NeoFace technology in dealing with real-world, highly compressed images. NEC NeoFace image-matching algorithms achieved the highest ranking in 2010 accuracy tests conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)1 ]]> 08 Apr 2013 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC to Highlight Expanded Reach of OpenFlow-enabled SDN during Open Networking Summit 2013]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e57f48ae-5182-40b4-b1e2-831096987fc3 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e57f48ae-5182-40b4-b1e2-831096987fc3 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, biometric and Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions, will demonstrate southbound interoperability and multi-site controller capabilities of its award-winning ProgrammableFlow Controller with switches from seven leading vendors during the Open Networking Summit 2013 on April 15-17 in Santa Clara, CA. Enhancements to the controller architecture will provide customers with multi-data center controller support in a more scalable solution. ]]> 04 Apr 2013 10:50:00 CDT