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 31 Oct 2014 02:32:02 CDT CorporateCommunications@necam.com (Corporate Communications) <![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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<![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 <![CDATA[NEC Introduces HYDRAstor(R) Deduped Transfer & Auto Image Replication for Leading Maximum System Performance Up to 4.1 PB/hr & Integrated DR ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4ce377ab-289e-45c4-a6a8-26892d134645 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4ce377ab-289e-45c4-a6a8-26892d134645 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, today announced new enhancements to its HYDRAstor OpenStorage Suite for Symantec NetBackup by adding Deduped Transfer source side deduplication and WAN-optimized Auto Image Replication (AIR) for disaster recovery (DR).]]> 12 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Showcasing New Hyper-V Network Virtualization Solution at Microsoft's TechEd ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4351f733-700b-4d90-afbb-671ff6cf5acb http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4351f733-700b-4d90-afbb-671ff6cf5acb 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 be demonstrating a beta version of a new solution that enables Microsoft’s Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) to co-exist with NEC’s ProgrammableFlow SDN networking suite. NEC will be showcasing this demonstration during Microsoft’s TechEd North America 2014 conference May 12-15 in Houston. General availability of the integration of Hyper-V Network Virtualization and the ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite is expected in the second half of 2014.]]> 09 May 2014 11:00:00 CDT <![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 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