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NEC Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year - Global in Database

Oracle Recognizes NEC's Expertise in Delivering Specialized Solutions

Tokyo - October 25, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC) today announced that Oracle has awarded the company with its 2016 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year: Global - Database. The award recognizes NEC for its commitment to deliver innovative, specialized solutions and services based on Oracle software and hardware.

NEC was presented the 2016 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of theYear: Global - Database: for demonstrating an outstanding and innovative solution based on the company's global scale, growth trajectory and innovative use of Oracle's database technology in concert with its own data center solutions.

The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year - Global, encourages innovation by Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) members, who use Oracle's products and technology to create value for customers and generate new business potential and are given by Oracle to its most outstanding Oracle PartnerNetwork partners. These global award nominations were judged by a renowned team of IDC executives and analysts, to ensure that this award is strongly endorsed by Oracle and in the marketplace.

"NEC is pleased to receive this prestigious award from Oracle, a world leader in database solutions," said Nobuhiko Kishinoue, general manager, cloud platform division, NEC Corporation. "The Oracle Excellence Awards place high value on delivering innovative, specialized Oracle based solutions to customers that improve business results, which is also a key tenet of what NEC tries to do every day through our Smart Enterprise business model."

"NEC has demonstrated an outstanding level of innovation in delivering proven, Oracle database solutions that solve our joint customers' most critical business challenges," said Yamon Fujita, vice president, alliance & channels, Oracle Corporation Japan. "We congratulate NEC in achieving the 2016 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year -- Global in Database. This achievement is a testament to their dedication to excellence and to providing customers solutions that drive real business value and results."

About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at

The NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. Under the company's corporate message of "Orchestrating a brighter world," NEC aims to help solve a wide range of challenging issues and to create new social value for the changing world of tomorrow. For more information, please visit

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit

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