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NEC Holds No.1 Position For 6 Years In A Row As Worldwide Leader In The Small & Medium Sized Business Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) Market

Rich Portfolio, Continuous Innovation and Commitment to Market and Business Partners pay off

Tokyo, Dallas, Hilversum, December 15, 2020 - NEC, global leader in Communications & IT solutions, today announced that it now, for six years in a row, is recognized as the global #1 for SMB (Small and Medium Business) Communications Systems. This success underscores the strength of NEC's portfolio, the company's commitment to expand its global enterprise communications footprint and the ability to serve customers to fullest satisfaction.

NEC has a long history and legacy in communications for over 120+ years and remains committed to the Unified Communications market for SMB and Enterprise with, at the core, its UNIVERGE communications portfolio SL, SV, 3C premise-based solutions and its new generation UNIVERGE BLUE UCaaS cloud-based solution offering.

Fundamental pillars
MZA's (www.mzaconsultants.com) reporting on the global Call Control market shows that NEC has led all manufacturers in global shipments in the SMB segment for the last 6 years*. With a present market share of 17%, NEC is well ahead of all other companies in that segment.

Expertise and innovative strength combined with the company's dedication, reliability and financial viability are fundamental pillars to NEC's success with business partners as well as end customers.

Extreme value for money
NEC offers a broad range of enterprise communications solutions - ranging from small to very large systems - that effectively support Enterprise and SMB customers whose requirements span from traditional to full IP and 100% software-based solutions, and from premises-based to cloud deployments.

Directed at smaller and mid-sized businesses, NEC’s renowned UNIVERGE SV9100 and SL2100 communications servers, together with their powerful range of terminals and business applications including e.g. IP DECT, are intelligent cost-effective communications solutions that pack affordability, efficiency and enterprise-grade functionality into one. Localization, local language support and ease of installation are additional benefits that prove crucial for customers and resellers to benefit from the rich functionality of NEC's solutions.

*Source MZA Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) Market Reports 2015-2020.

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 www.nec.com

About NEC Enterprise Solutions
NEC Enterprise Solutions provides IT & Communication solutions to small, medium and large enterprises in both the private and public sectors. Designed for open connectivity, high availability and flexible growth, our innovative solutions incorporate the latest voice, data and video technologies and enable real-time, collaborative working, increased productivity and customer satisfaction. Our servers, storage solutions, software and virtualized workstations enable businesses to maximize operational efficiency, performance and profitability.

NEC Enterprise Solutions serves its customers across EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) through a network of direct sales organizations, business partners and value-added resellers. For more information, please visit: nec-enterprise.com.

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