2016 Press Announcements

2016 Press Announcements

NEC Recognized as 2016 Company of the Year

December 19, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced today that it was recognized by global research firm Frost & Sullivan with its Best Practice Award for Company of the Year for its NeoFace facial recognition software and the company's strong adoption and performance in the government and public sector market.

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Wichita Public School District Sets Foundation For its Fast Growing Future

December 1, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it is assisting Wichita Public School District (WPS) in Kansas in its migration to a new UNIVERGE® SV9500 communications solution designed to meet the district's needs for leading-edge integrated telephony and unified communications for many years to come.

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NEC Adds SDS Option to Highly Successful HYDRAstor Storage Platform

November 30, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced a new addition to its award winning HYDRAstor storage platform, a Virtual Appliance designed to allow for extremely rapid provisioning of backup storage into virtualized environments and provide off-site backup capabilities ideal for small sites and branches.

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NEC Launches ExpressCluster Software Redundancy Solution

November 16, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the ExpressCluster® software integration for NEC's UNIVERGE® UM8700 unified messaging application.

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NEC To Display at Las Vegas-Based Technology Showcase

November 15, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it has entered a partnership with Las Vegas-based Technovation Solutions, known for its interactive forum and display of products from leading vendors, building immersive customer experiences.

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NEC @ NRF17: Showcasing Smart Retail Solutions That Empower Retailers

November 10, 2016 - NEC Smart Enterprise solutions integrate the best of NEC's Retail, biometrics and display capabilities to capture shopper demographics, measure in-store analytics, and track shopper flow.

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NEC Adds M Series NAS Gateway™

November 2, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it has expanded its storage solution platform with the addition of the M Series NAS Gateway (NAS - network attached storage).

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NEC, Brierley+Partners Demonstrate Retail Loyalty

October 26, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the demonstration of new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the retail industry.

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NEC Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award

October 25, 2016 - NEC Corporation announced that Oracle has awarded the company with its 2016 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year: Global - Database.

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India's Aadhaar Program Surpasses One Billion

October 14, 2016 - The number of people registered for India's Aadhaar Program operated by the Unique Identification Authority of India surpassed one billion in April.

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NEC Demonstrates IoT Solutions on Microsoft Azure

September 27, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it will show two cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) solutions at the Microsoft Ignite Conference.

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Frost & Sullivan Applauds NEC

September 26, 2016 - Based on its recent analysis of face recognition technology for the government and public sectors, Frost & Sullivan recognizes NEC Corporation of America.

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NEC Receives 2016 CUSTOMER Contact Center Technology Award

September 22, 2016 - Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named NEC's UNIVERGE Business ConneCT as a 2016 Contact Center Technology Award winner, presented by CUSTOMER magazine.

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SoTel Systems Expands Relationship with NEC

September 19, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it has enhanced and strengthened its channel with the addition of Maryland Heights, (St. Louis) Missouri-based SoTel Systems.

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NEC Announces Sponsor Activities at AFIS Internet User Conference

August 25, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced a full schedule of activities in support of the 30th Anniversary AFIS Internet.

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NEC Joins Forces with Leading Technology Distributor Info X

August 11, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it has enhanced and strengthened its channel with the addition of Randolph, New Jersey based Info X Distribution.

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NEC Launches iPASOLINK EX Advanced High Capacity Radio

August 9, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the launch of the new iPASOLINK EX Advanced, an ultra-compact radio communication system utilizing Adaptive Modulation and Bandwidth.

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NEC's New iPASOLINK Series Radio Pushes Limits of Radio Performance

August 9, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced launch of iPASOLINK VR1250 specifically designed to meet the ever increasing demand for greater amounts of data, video, and voice traffic.

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NEC Launches SmartScan - Livescan Made Smart!

August 8, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it is introducing SmartScan, the biometric industry's most advanced multi-modal capture solution.

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NEC Financial Services Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

August 1, 2016 - NEC Financial Services, LLC, a leader in providing technology financing and leasing for businesses of all sizes throughout the United States, is proudly celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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NEC Corporation of America Red Hat Certified

July 18, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America it has joined the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider program.

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NEC Trials Cashless Payment by Facial Recognition

July 13, 2016 - NEC Corporation announced a series of trials for cashless payment services using its facial recognition technologies at small shops inside its head office building in Tokyo.

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NEC Wins the 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation

June 24, 2016 - NEC Informatec Systems, Ltd., together with TAPIRS Co., Ltd., have won "The 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation" from the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence.

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NEC Awards Top Performers at Annual Channel Partner Conference

June 8, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced key award recipients recognized at its Advantage Executive Conference.

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NEC Adds IndigoCare To Its Global Healthcare Solutions

June 7, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced it is expanding its global portfolio of Healthcare solutions to include IndigoCare's iCall nurse call system.

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NEC HYDRAstor HS Series Wins Top 2016 Award

May 26, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that HYDRAstor HS Series deduplication storage solution won the Gold Award in the Storage Solutions category of Network Products Guide.

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NEC Announces Opening of Identity Solutions Office in Washington, D.C.

May 16, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America opening a new office in Washington, D.C. to showcase identity solutions and biometric technology and serve many government customers and partners.

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NEC to Provide Facial Comparison Technology at JFK International Airport

May 5, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it is working with global information technology leader Unisys to provide the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with facial comparison technology.

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NEC's Kenichi Ohmichi named Project Team Leader with the OpenStack Community

May 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America along with NEC Corporation announced Mr. Kenichi Ohmichi has been named Project Team Leader with the OpenStack Community's Quality Assurance (QA) Project.

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NEC Combines Biometric Technologies with Azure IoT Technology

April 21, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the demonstration of new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the manufacturing and retail industries.

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NEC Tees Off with 2016 Volunteers of America Texas Shootout

April 20, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it is a major sponsor of the 2016 Volunteers of America Texas Shootout being held at Las Colinas Country Club April 25- May 1.

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NEC Pushes Scalability Limits with Next Generation HYDRAstor HS6 Series

April 14, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced a new HYDRAstor HS6 Series, HS6-5000A, specifically designed to scale and meet the large archival requirements of data generating industries.

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GAI and NEC Help U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

March 28, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America and Government Acquisitions, Inc. (GAI) announced they have successfully delivered to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mobile Identification (ID) Technology.

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NEC Biometric Solution Re-examines Evidence in 2000 Cold Cases

March 24, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the results of its award winning Integra ID 5 latent fingerprint matching technologies as measured in actual use by WIN, (Western Identification Network).

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NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE Top Cloud Solution For Second Year in Row

March 23, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced with NEC Corporation that UNIVERGE BLUE Business Cloud Services UCaaS cloud-based solution received the highest overall score in the annual Unified Communications mock Request for Proposal (RFP) session.

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NEC All Flash Array Makes SPC-1™ Top 10 With over 605K IOPS

March 22 - NEC Corporation of America announced M710F SAN Storage System achieved top ten performance with a new SPC-1 Result[1] measuring a number of factors including IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second).

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NEC Delivers Enhanced Scalability and Performance for Software Defined Networking

March 15, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the immediate release of the next generation (V6.3) of its highly successful ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite.

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NEC at Enterprise Connect 2016 Conference

March 3, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced with NEC Corporation it will feature technology solutions that help companies "Discover the Power of the Smart Enterprise," during the Enterprise Connect 2016 Conference.

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NEC Provides the Brazilian Post Office with Unified Communications

March 2, 2016 - NEC Corporation announced the provision of its unified communications solution UNIVERGE 3C to the Brazilian Post Office between the post office's 19 locations.

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NEC Selected as TechTarget 2015 Silver Product of the Year

February 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that HYRDRAstor 4.4 storage platform has been selected as Silver winner in the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2015 Products of the Year Backup Hardware category.

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NEC Releases Advanced ExpEther® 40G Technology

February 9, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced the general availability in North America of its ExpEther 40G technology as an advanced version of ExpEther 1G/10G.

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NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE Receives Product of the Year Award

February 8, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that TMC has named NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE Business Cloud Services as a recipient of a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.

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NEC Selected as TechTarget 2015 Product of the Year Finalist

January 19, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that its HYRDRAstor 4.4 storage platform has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com Product of the Year Awards.

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Not All Clouds Are Built the Same Webinar

January 18, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it is sponsoring a new webinar titled, "Not All Clouds Are Built the Same."

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NEC Showcases at NRF16

January 14, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced new retail solutions that integrate a wide range of NEC technology during the National Retail Federation's Big Show, Jan. 17-20, 2016, at New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Visit NEC in Booth #4143 during the NRF16 EXPO Jan. 17-19.

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NEC On-Line Store Front Now Open for Business

January 6, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America announced an on-line store-front of applications, products and accessories for NEC's new UT 880 phone.

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