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NEC Joins Forces with Business Solution Provider Micro Strategies, Inc.

NEC Boosts Market Presence in Server & Storage, with Broad-Based Communication and Business Technology Solution Leader Micro Strategies, Inc.

Irving, Texas - January 18, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced that it has significantly strengthened its channel in data networking with the addition of Parsippany, New Jersey based Micro Strategies Inc., a leading provider of enterprise technology solutions for over 30 years. Micro Strategies specializes in the implementation of Networking, Mobility, Analytics, Security, Cloud, Infrastructure, Software, ECM, and High Availability solutions.

"We are delighted to join with Micro Strategies, one of the fastest growing companies in our space over the past 12 years, averaging annual revenue growth of around twelve per cent," said Larry Levenberg, vice president, NEC Corporation of America. "This complementary relationship combines our strength in Infrastructure, SDN, and cloud services with Micro Strategies™ growing footprint in multiple facets of IT."

Micro Strategies has two innovation centers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and the NEC relationship will initially focus on delivering a broad range of converged infrastructure technology solutions and backup.

Starting with its mainframes 40 years ago, NEC has engineered highly efficient storage solutions that reduce the ever-growing cost of storing business critical data. NEC storage solutions deliver high performance, superior scalability, and higher data resiliency. Virtualization extends storage infrastructure investments to reduce costs and simplify manageability. NEC's Express5800 Server Series provides innovative features that address today's complex IT infrastructure computing needs. Powered by energy efficient and reliable Intel® Xeon® processors, Express5800 servers deliver the proven performance and advanced functionality that reduce procurement and operational costs.

"We are very pleased to join forces with NEC," said Anthony Bongiovanni, president and CEO of Micro Strategies. "This is an incredibly exciting time of growth for Micro Strategies and fundamental to our success is our customer-centric focus and the broad range of solutions we are able to offer through our partner relationships. We looked with diligence at how the addition of a partner can benefit our customers and NEC met all the criteria. We feel NEC aligns with our strategy going forward with a similar business philosophy they refer to as 'Smart Enterprise'."

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NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC delivers integrated Solutions for Society that are aligned with our customers' priorities to create new value for people, businesses and society, with a special focus on safety, security and efficiency. We deliver one of the industry's strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics and technology solutions that unleash customers' productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its best-in-class solutions and technology, and leverages a robust partner ecosystem to solve today's most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 160 countries and $25 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

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