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 07 May 2015 02:36:47 CDT CorporateCommunications@necam.com (Corporate Communications) <![CDATA[NEC Introduces SMART Telehealth Solution Portfolio ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=abc41a62-55e2-4d9d-a356-ea143c71182c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=abc41a62-55e2-4d9d-a356-ea143c71182c Irving, Texas - May 4, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced networking, IT biometrics and communications solutions, today announced Telecare, powered by CareClix™, NEC Telecare is a comprehensive enterprise-focused continuum of telehealth services  that delivers smart technology options which enable organizations to execute practical, scalable and measurable end-to-end telehealth-programs. This innovative portfolio empowers users with the most optimal workflow features that improves patient access and simplifies the care delivery process.]]> 04 May 2015 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Named 2015 Best of Interop Winner in Storage]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=48674664-7fb9-4b87-91b3-f58c18bdf601 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=48674664-7fb9-4b87-91b3-f58c18bdf601 Las Vegas, NV - April 29, 2015  - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that NEC's HYDRAstor HS8-4000, the latest generation of NEC's scale-out grid storage system, has won the Best of Interop Storage category, as determined by a distinguished panel of judges at Interop Las Vegas. The conference continues through May 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, visit www.bestofinterop.com.]]> 29 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC & RackWare Announce Workload Migration & Disaster Recovery ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d861742b-4d51-4650-942b-1ca5a1fa1b0a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d861742b-4d51-4650-942b-1ca5a1fa1b0a Interop Las Vegas - April 27, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and RackWare, the software provider that integrates data center and cloud resources into a scalable and intelligently managed computing environment, today announced the availability of the RackWare Management Module (RMM) for migration and disaster recovery to NEC's Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud offering, located in Iron Mountain's national underground data center in Pennsylvania. NEC will showcase the solution in booth #1033 during Interop Las Vegas, April 27 through May 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. ]]> 27 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise & NEC to Participate in SDN Lab at Interop Las Vegas with Joint Enterprise SDN Solution]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2f2e8f93-c84f-49b3-a353-d1d55b622536 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2f2e8f93-c84f-49b3-a353-d1d55b622536 Next week ALE, with its Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions (booth 1027), and NEC Corporation of America (NEC-booth 1033) will be demonstrating capabilities for operating, managing and automating networks via Software-defined Networking (SDN) as joint participants at Interop Las Vegas 2015, which takes place April 27 through May 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.]]> 23 Apr 2015 07:55:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Selected as Finalist for Best of Interop 2015 Award]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3d25d907-4252-4627-8618-a182a1b33417 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3d25d907-4252-4627-8618-a182a1b33417 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced its selection as a Best of Interop finalist in the Storage award category, recognizing NEC's HYDRAstor® HS8-4000, the latest generation of NEC's scale-out grid storage system. HYDRAstor offers the highest performance scale-out of any purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) solution in the market. The Best of Interop winners will be announced at 5:30 p.m. Pacific on April 28 on the Expo Floor during Interop Las Vegas, April 27 through May 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information visit: http://www.bestofinterop.com.]]> 13 Apr 2015 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Fusion Honored by NEC for Cloud Solution Innovation]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=55949b62-58f1-4922-8597-c65c1d191d2d http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=55949b62-58f1-4922-8597-c65c1d191d2d Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN) announced today that NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, has awarded the company with its 2014 Solutions Innovator Award. The award, recently presented for the first time at NEC's Express Partner Event, recognizes Fusion's innovative use of NEC's leading-edge hardware platform and services to engineer an integrated suite of advanced cloud computing, storage and business continuity solutions that facilitate the migration of business-critical applications to the Fusion cloud. The award recognizes the strategic importance of Fusion's contributions to advancing the two companies' long-term relationship.]]> 13 Apr 2015 07:45:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches Cloud Contact Center Solution]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=bd76d5c0-88cc-4ec2-b4ce-fba7d7c6e1a6 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=bd76d5c0-88cc-4ec2-b4ce-fba7d7c6e1a6    Irving, Texas - April 9, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that it has continued its trend of enhancing its highly successful cloud solution with the addition of a comprehensive contact center suite of services, NEC's UNIVERGE Cloud Services Contact Center.]]> 09 Apr 2015 09:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Achieves Highest Overall Cloud Communications ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d5b8fb33-241b-4870-8baa-30043fce4658 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d5b8fb33-241b-4870-8baa-30043fce4658 Irving, Texas - April 7, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation, that its UNIVERGE UCaaS Cloud-based solution  received the highest overall score in the annual Unified Communications mock request for proposal (RFP) session, "UC RFP and Review: Enterprise Communications Platform-Premise VS. Cloud-Based IP Telephony," at the Enterprise Connect 2015 conference.  Enterprise Connect, the leading conference and exposition on enterprise communications and collaboration, was held at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida, March 16-19.]]> 07 Apr 2015 09:40:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches ExpressCluster Replicator Essential on AWS]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ddbaa3a1-d8c7-4432-8136-b85e59e68fab http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ddbaa3a1-d8c7-4432-8136-b85e59e68fab Irving, Texas and Santa Clara, CA - March 31, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that it  is offering the NEC ExpressCluster Replicator Essential for Windows™ solution, a new automated disaster recovery solution, on AWS Marketplace.]]> 31 Mar 2015 09:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and PassTheNotes Announce Collaboration to Enhance Content Management and Collaboration]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=03577ff3-ae46-4c92-afa9-c2571b943642 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=03577ff3-ae46-4c92-afa9-c2571b943642 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced NEC's Collaborative Content Management (CCM) solution powered by PassTheNotes. The new solution integrates NEC's UNIVERGE 3C Collaboration Meeting Manager (CMM) application with PassTheNotes' cloud-based content management technology. This integration provides a single sign-on content management solution with live video conferencing capabilities for both the education vertical as well as other industries.]]> 24 Mar 2015 10:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC to Showcase Solutions that Empower the Smart Enterprise at Enterprise Connect 2015]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6ec9c411-3a5a-439b-805e-d6bbfaf18f88 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6ec9c411-3a5a-439b-805e-d6bbfaf18f88 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation that it is a Platinum Sponsor at the Enterprise Connect 2015 conference, the leading conference and exposition on enterprise communications and collaboration, taking place at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando. Visit NEC in Booth #1121 during the conference March 16-19.]]> 12 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's Fingerprint Identification Technology Ranks First Again in NIST Testing]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=fc86ac3d-a6f1-4e2c-9997-8e67f490eed4 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=fc86ac3d-a6f1-4e2c-9997-8e67f490eed4 NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that its fingerprint identification technologies ranked first (*1) in the Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation (FpVTE 2012 or FpVTE) conducted by the United States’ National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).]]> 09 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Selects NEC Multimodal Biometric Identification Solution]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5f146388-bb9a-47a5-b637-10d614793366 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5f146388-bb9a-47a5-b637-10d614793366 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, network managed services and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that it was awarded a multi-year biometrics service contract with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), the largest police department in Nevada, overseeing a city of more than 2 million residents and one of the world's top tourist destinations.]]> 17 Feb 2015 09:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Signs Lease for New U.S. Headquarters Building Located in Irving, Texas]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=660f41a4-4f14-4a2a-9b80-75df0b59ad5c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=660f41a4-4f14-4a2a-9b80-75df0b59ad5c NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that it has signed a 10-year agreement with Signature Office REIT, Inc. (Signature), based in Norcross, Georgia, to become the new tenant at Signature's 119,611-square foot Royal Ridge V building, located at 3929 W. John Carpenter Freeway in Irving, Texas. Commencing on December 1, 2015, NEC will relocate its U.S. headquarters to Royal Ridge V.]]> 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Receives 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3e024f5c-23e2-4166-8c49-4609221ffd91 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3e024f5c-23e2-4166-8c49-4609221ffd91 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 UNIVERGE SV9000 series, the company's latest line of software-based communications servers, a recipient of a 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. ]]> 26 Jan 2015 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces Release of NeoScan 45™ Industry's Thinnest and Lightest Multi-fingerprint Capture Device ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=506998b1-76ea-4737-8fec-6bbccaecb7f2 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=506998b1-76ea-4737-8fec-6bbccaecb7f2 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multi-modal biometric identification solutions, today announced release of the NeoScan 45 mobile fingerprint collection device.]]> 20 Jan 2015 14:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC introduces fully customizable Web Chat in UNIVERGE Business ConneCT's new Release 7]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=313963f8-1bc1-47d3-bacd-e51f8ae87866 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=313963f8-1bc1-47d3-bacd-e51f8ae87866 NEC, global leader in enterprise communications, has announced the introduction of its latest version of UNIVERGE Business ConneCT, the versatile and comprehensive all-in-one Unified Communications, Operator and Contact Center solution.]]> 15 Jan 2015 12:15:00 CDT <![CDATA[Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Selects NEC Multimodal Identification Biometric Solution]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=436a46fb-92be-4586-8b0b-a1584165dadd http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=436a46fb-92be-4586-8b0b-a1584165dadd NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, network managed services and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that it was awarded a multi-year biometrics service contract with Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD), the largest Sheriff’s department and fourth largest law enforcement agency in the nation.   ]]> 12 Jan 2015 10:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Debuting Retail Software, Showcasing Integrated Point of Sale with Biometric-enabled Retail Solutions as well as Display Technologies at NRF15]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=10853dd8-4c5a-4c47-9795-7dc370d1a977 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=10853dd8-4c5a-4c47-9795-7dc370d1a977 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that it will feature its integrated point of sale solution as well as innovative, biometric-enabled retail solutions during the National Retail Federation conference, Jan. 11-14, 2015, at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Visit NEC in Booth #3653 during the NRF15 EXPO Jan. 11-13.]]> 07 Jan 2015 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Biometric Solution Selected by San Bernardino and Riverside Cal-ID ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2f696d5c-dd3d-492f-a0bb-248fd5e1a351 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2f696d5c-dd3d-492f-a0bb-248fd5e1a351 NEC Corporation of America, a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that its Integra-ID 5 was selected by the Cal-ID units of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties (SB/RV), California, to upgrade and modernize the existing identification, biometrics and forensics capabilities of the two counties.    ]]> 06 Jan 2015 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Western Identification Network (WIN) System Accepted]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a1222128-3233-4a4b-b2af-e040501dd150 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a1222128-3233-4a4b-b2af-e040501dd150 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that its Integra-ID5™ Multimodal Biometric Identification System (MBIS) solution was accepted by the Western Identification Network (WIN), a consortium of western U.S. state and local law enforcement agencies.  The contract for the implementation of this system was awarded to NEC in October, 2011.  This acceptance follows several phases of testing including Factory Acceptance Test, System Acceptance Test at each of the eight WIN Member States, and a User Acceptance Test. ]]> 17 Nov 2014 08:45:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and Texas State University Sign MOU to Collaborate on Social Infrastructure Projects]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=b9ae7aaa-2642-434f-9422-ebd167590d56 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=b9ae7aaa-2642-434f-9422-ebd167590d56 NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America and Texas State University today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a partnership between NEC and the University to conduct collaborative research and development to improve existing social infrastructure operation and management, such as water conservation and resource management.]]> 04 Nov 2014 08:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Releases Next-generation Complete M-Series SAN Storage Family]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f312a544-46a8-43c3-8ca3-c8815fc097e3 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f312a544-46a8-43c3-8ca3-c8815fc097e3 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading integrator of advanced technology solutions, today announced the availability of its next-generation M-Series SAN storage family, which is designed to support consolidated and virtualized environments.]]> 04 Nov 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Calgary Police Service Selects NEC Biometric Solution]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=527800ee-bd63-4e25-aadf-7775d60d2517 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=527800ee-bd63-4e25-aadf-7775d60d2517 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, along with NEC Corporation, today announced that its NeoFace® Reveal facial recognition solution has been selected by the City of Calgary, Canada, and the Calgary Police Service (CPS).  The Calgary Police Service awarded NEC the contract after a rigorous review process of facial recognition based criminal identification systems. This open (Request for Proposal) procurement for a facial recognition-based criminal identification system makes CPS the first law enforcement agency in Canada to obtain facial recognition.]]> 03 Nov 2014 11:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Bexar County Sheriff's Office Selects NEC Multimodal Identification Biometric Solution]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f78c1c80-f95d-4cdf-beed-8966acef1955 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f78c1c80-f95d-4cdf-beed-8966acef1955 NEC Corporation of America NEC, a leading technology integrator of advanced solutions including multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that its Integra-ID™ Multimodal Biometric Identification System (MBIS) solution was selected by the Bexar County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) to replace an existing Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).   As the fourth largest county in Texas, home to San Antonio, and one of the top 20 largest counties nationally, BCSO was seeking to secure the future safety and security of its residents by acquiring an MBIS solution with the best technology, best value, and lowest risk proposition.]]> 31 Oct 2014 09:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches PFTAP SDN Controller to Simplify and Reduce the Cost of Network Monitoring]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=262b1dc4-a6dd-4c43-ab27-0da7296d3302 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=262b1dc4-a6dd-4c43-ab27-0da7296d3302 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, today announced the availability of its new PF6800 TAP SDN appliance, which provides automated aggregation of telephony packet flows on a network using an Open Network fabric. The new controller is included in the recently announced version 6 release of NEC's award-winning ProgrammableFlow® Software-defined Networking Suite.]]> 28 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and Dell Expand Solutions for Open Networking]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=181688ac-4dd2-4eb7-a2b5-6541e230506b http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=181688ac-4dd2-4eb7-a2b5-6541e230506b NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, and Dell Inc., a world leader in providing end-to-end IT solutions, today announced a collaboration on a high-performance, highly reliable SDN-enabled fabric solution. Recently, the companies completed interoperability validation between NEC's ProgrammableFlow® Controller and Dell's OpenFlow®-enabled S-Series switches, helping ensure that the devices worked well together.]]> 14 Oct 2014 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces new Open Global SDN Ecosystem Program]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=37c9f6c0-ddf8-4951-a3f4-405f08da946a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=37c9f6c0-ddf8-4951-a3f4-405f08da946a NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the launch of NEC SDN Partner Space – a new multi-vendor SDN partnership program and innovation portal www.sdnspace.com to enhance the development and adoption of open, best-in-breed SDN-based  network solutions.]]> 13 Oct 2014 14:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces SDN 'Pay-as-you-Grow' Capacity Pricing]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=dcba9ee6-c4a8-4561-8b3e-ac864a4c64cc http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=dcba9ee6-c4a8-4561-8b3e-ac864a4c64cc NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate, today announced the launch of Version 6 of its award-winning ProgrammableFlow SDN Networking Suite.]]> 13 Oct 2014 06:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Named to Inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f10053aa-9e3b-4720-a7a6-0344ad9c4bb2 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f10053aa-9e3b-4720-a7a6-0344ad9c4bb2 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate, today announced that it has been named to the inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide, a list of the leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs designed to benefit members of the indirect IT channel and their cloud initiatives. This guide offers solution providers a valuable resource for locating and exploring the IT industry's top cloud technologies, programs and offerings, and a way to connect with the organizations making these cloud technologies and partner programs available specifically through the IT channel.]]> 06 Oct 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Appoints Kevin Hooper Executive Vice President and Head of Enterprise Business]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ebba42be-4da2-4e08-b8bb-0aacf24c787c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ebba42be-4da2-4e08-b8bb-0aacf24c787c NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate, today announced the appointment of Kevin Hooper as executive vice president. In this expanded role, Hooper will lead NEC's Enterprise business, which includes product and service development, channel and direct sales as well as delivery and support operations for NEC's robust portfolio of technology-based solutions designed for a broad base of enterprise customers and vertical industries. He previously headed the direct sales and delivery operations as senior vice president of NEC Enterprise Solutions.]]> 02 Oct 2014 09:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches UNIVERGE(R) SV9000 Series Communications Servers]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=365de2e8-50d6-46ff-8876-ab6272011341 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=365de2e8-50d6-46ff-8876-ab6272011341 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, today announced the launch of the UNIVERGE SV9000 series, NEC's latest line of communications servers. The new offerings include the SV9100, SV9300, and SV9500 platforms, which serve a range of customers from small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to large enterprise customers. Also being announced are new terminals, including the DT800 and DT400 series, as well as the UT880, an innovative new-generation desk phone integrating a traditional desktop phone and an Android tablet into one device.]]> 02 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's Kevin Hooper Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=95ff7b74-b8c0-4977-a452-3a8c61626d87 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=95ff7b74-b8c0-4977-a452-3a8c61626d87 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate, today announced that Kevin Hooper, senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions, for NEC Corporation of America, has been named to this year's Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list. This listing features the industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket customers.]]> 22 Sep 2014 11:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches New Servers Based on New Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2600 v3 Product Family]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3f5addc0-5862-4371-89bd-44d06567aabf http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3f5addc0-5862-4371-89bd-44d06567aabf NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, announced today the launch of two new models of its Express5800 Series of industry-standard servers. These new servers feature the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 product family and include two 2-socket rack mount servers, which improve input/output (I/O) performance with storage and other peripheral devices.]]> 08 Sep 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Ranks First in NIST Fingerprint Matching Technology Benchmark Test ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=da00c434-c47b-4268-b8c2-d74c6d7e73bb http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=da00c434-c47b-4268-b8c2-d74c6d7e73bb Irving, Texas -  August 21, 2014 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, along with NEC Corporation today announced that its fingerprint identification technology has garnered the top place for matching accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test (PFT II), a benchmark test conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to measure performance of fingerprint matching software by utilizing vendor proprietary fingerprint templates  (1)]]> 21 Aug 2014 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[A Global Consortium to Build New Trans-Pacific Cable System 'FASTER']]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5033796c-08d4-4626-bbe7-af687061fc85 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5033796c-08d4-4626-bbe7-af687061fc85 A consortium of six global companies announced that they have signed commercial agreements to build and operate a new Trans-Pacific cable system to be called "FASTER" with NEC Corporation as the system supplier. The FASTER cable network will connect the United States to two landing locations in Japan. The total amount of investment for the FASTER system is estimated to be approximately USD $300 million.]]> 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Scores Highest in Customer Service, Technology and Trusted Advisor Skills in Midmarket IP Telephony]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6b9310fa-47b5-4842-95ca-b9391b5ee0d7 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6b9310fa-47b5-4842-95ca-b9391b5ee0d7 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, received the highest overall score from a customer-based survey in the annual Nemertes PilotHouse research study. Midmarket IT professionals (those companies with fewer than 2,500 employees) using NEC for IP telephony rated NEC highest among all IP telephony vendors in three core areas:
 • Technology
 • Customer Service
 • Ability to serve as a Trusted Advisor
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06 Aug 2014 10:00:00 CDT
<![CDATA[NEC Introduces New HYDRAstor(R) HS6-4000A]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5556707d-584a-48a1-82b5-547998c08d12 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5556707d-584a-48a1-82b5-547998c08d12 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, today announced the launch of its HYDRAstor HS6-4000A, a new scale-out grid storage solution designed for a highly efficient and affordable long-term data archive. The HS6-4000A leverages HYDRAstor's proven architecture, with a scalable Object Store back-end and scale-out performance to support both existing and future data growth requirements for large data archives.  In addition, the HS6 series bundles Global Namespace (GNS) functionality, and also introduces an optional high-speed image compression capability, for highly efficient storage of large repositories of bitmap files.]]> 30 Jul 2014 15:20:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC and Meru Networks Collaborate to Enable Open-standards-based Software-defined Networking (SDN) Solutions for the Enterprise]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=977b5c2e-c318-4e25-83eb-26d58318a3ff http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=977b5c2e-c318-4e25-83eb-26d58318a3ff NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation and leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, and Meru Networks® (NASDAQ:MERU), a leader in intelligent Wi-Fi networking, today announced an agreement through which the two companies will work together to create software-defined network (SDN)-enabled unified wired and wireless enterprise access networking solutions. The two companies are collaborating on support for OpenFlow™ to enable seamless interoperability between the NEC ProgrammableFlow® Networking Suite and Meru 802.11ac intelligent Wi-Fi solutions.]]> 23 Jul 2014 09:25:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's Face Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Testing for Third Consecutive Time]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=cf1d9215-38d5-4e15-a84b-21dd2ac12a1c http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=cf1d9215-38d5-4e15-a84b-21dd2ac12a1c NEC Corporation (NEC) along with NEC Corporation of America (NECAM), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that NEC’s face recognition technology achieved the highest performance evaluation in the recent Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2014 performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  ]]> 15 Jul 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Frost & Sullivan Honors NEC for its Holistic Approach to Deploying Enterprise Communications Solutions]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a891e213-cb42-4c12-9746-c2f9e10d1c71 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a891e213-cb42-4c12-9746-c2f9e10d1c71 Based on its recent analysis of the unified communications (UC) infrastructure market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes NEC with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. NEC has leveraged leading-edge, software-defined networking (SDN) technology and integrated it across its UC and infrastructure product lines to deliver an optimized Software Defined Communications (SDC) experience for customers.]]> 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Innovation Unleashed; HMSHost Unveils imagineIT Airport Terminal Simulation Lab]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5fbc8555-69d1-48a4-bc0f-06e80a59b88b http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5fbc8555-69d1-48a4-bc0f-06e80a59b88b Just imagine it -an airport terminal tucked inside of an office building in the outskirts of Washington, DC. But not even just any airport terminal. One with the latest technologies you could imagine, all in one place. Global restaurateur HMSHost, leader in travel dining, has unveiled imagineIT, an "airport terminal" innovation lab where the company can explore all the latest technology possibilities for its restaurants and travel offerings.]]> 14 Jul 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC HYDRAstor(R) HS8-4000 Wins Gold for Storage Solutions in 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards by Network Products Guide]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=51c72856-0403-49d3-ba83-6a7219ac08ed http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=51c72856-0403-49d3-ba83-6a7219ac08ed NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, today announced that its HYDRAstor HS8-4000 deduplication storage solution won the Gold Award in the Storage Solutions category of Network Products Guide 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Product Awards. These industry and peer awards from Networks Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognition in every facet of the IT industry. Winners were honored June 23 during the annual dinner and presentations in San Francisco.]]> 27 Jun 2014 15:50:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Installs First-Ever Unified Hospitality Application Suite at The Woodlands Resort]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e7e9e73a-c789-40ee-885e-528ddcfa1bb2 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e7e9e73a-c789-40ee-885e-528ddcfa1bb2 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, along with NEC Corporation today announced that The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, one of the world’s leading destination resorts, is the first hotel to install NEC's Application Platforms for Hotels, announced to the U.S. market in April 2013.  Coming from one of the pre-eminent leaders in the hospitality industry, the NEC Solution Platforms with its Application Platforms for Hotels resides on a single server platform, and is a groundbreaking first for the industry.]]> 24 Jun 2014 09:55:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Takes Number 1 Position as Worldwide Market Leader]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=9bc6d4a2-7ad8-4142-a0d7-87b66d917fdb http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=9bc6d4a2-7ad8-4142-a0d7-87b66d917fdb NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced that NEC has become the leading vendor in the global PBX extensions/licenses market, taking the number 1 position as worldwide market leader in MZA’s latest Global  PBX/IP PBX Market report over calendar Q1 2014.]]> 23 Jun 2014 10:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC has Lowest 5-year Total Cost of Ownership and Achieves Highest Overall Score in Enterprise Connect Unified Communications RFP]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=29633b96-932a-4c68-aa13-5b18d367b0f1 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=29633b96-932a-4c68-aa13-5b18d367b0f1 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, received the highest overall score in the annual Unified Communications mock request for proposal (RFP) session, "UC RFP and Review: Enterprise Communications Platform-Premise VS. Cloud-Based IP Telephony," held at the Enterprise Connect Conference in Orlando. NEC presented its solution for unified communications alongside multiple other vendors, and achieved the lowest five-year Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and the highest overall score in the "subjective with pricing" category.]]> 17 Jun 2014 09:40:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Provides SDN Infrastructure for Nagoya City University Hospital]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d60317e9-8e27-40cf-8ff6-235add58f490 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d60317e9-8e27-40cf-8ff6-235add58f490 NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has supplied new network infrastructure utilizing software-defined networking (SDN) for Nagoya City University Hospital, an education, research and core medical institution serving one of Japan's largest cities.]]> 30 May 2014 17:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[PassTheNotes Announces Agreement with NEC Corporation of America to Launch Comprehensive Cloud Content Management Solution for Schools ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c2ac2cd5-5a31-4210-bfcb-0ba13c6dcb7b http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c2ac2cd5-5a31-4210-bfcb-0ba13c6dcb7b MIAMI, Florida - May 22, 2014 - Today PassTheNotes, a cloud-based platform that makes it easier for teachers and students to collaborate and share content inside and outside of the classroom, announced a reseller agreement with NEC Corporation of America to bring together their technological capabilities, channel partners’ sales presence, and collaborative tools to provide a complete cloud-based content management solution for schools.  ]]> 22 May 2014 04:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Raises the Bar for High Density IT Solution Platforms for the Public and Private Cloud]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4b34a0bc-644d-4bd8-accd-4a3332d9b85f http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4b34a0bc-644d-4bd8-accd-4a3332d9b85f NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the global launch of a new solution platform based on micro modular servers - a world-class, compact, energy-efficient hardware - as a part of the "NEC Solution Platforms" portfolio. NEC's new solution platform is designed to support the demand for open solution platforms while satisfying business requirements for cloud services and big data analytics. This product enables users to reduce energy and operational costs as well as floor space requirements, while supporting higher value-added services.]]> 20 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Introduces InfoFrame Elastic Relational Store to North American Market]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d09063ec-0e93-4dc3-a68b-914b6b609128 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d09063ec-0e93-4dc3-a68b-914b6b609128 NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced the general availability and licensing in North America of its scale-out architecture database software, the InfoFrame Elastic Relational Store (IERS), which provides high availability and flexible scalability for rapid data growth.  ]]> 13 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT