Irving, Texas - July 12, 2021 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC) and TBI, the nation's leading technology brokerage firm,
announces the addition of NEC to their provider portfolio. NEC is a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, and biometric solutions. For 120 years, NEC
has transformed communications and IT for businesses globally.
Through this agreement, TBI will help NEC grow its UNIVERGE BLUE® CLOUD SERVICES business. NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE portfolio offers a full suite of cloud services ranging from integrated phone
system, video conferencing, messaging, virtual events, and contact center to backup and disaster recovery. The solutions are born in the cloud and designed specifically for businesses and the
channel partners that serve them. NEC UNIVERGE BLUE is easy to deploy and use, providing users with an integrated experience so that they can communicate and collaborate from anywhere at any
"NEC is thrilled to bring on TBI as a Master Agent to offer UNIVERGE BLUE CLOUD SERVICES," said Marc Hebner, Vice President, Channel, Americas, NEC Corporation of America. "As a channel-first
organization, NEC is always looking for opportunities to expand our channel partner network and, by extension, reach new customers. TBI's industry leadership and deep expertise in SaaS and
cloud solutions coupled with our UNIVERGE BLUE UCaaS and CCaaS offering will create a winning partnership in the booming communications space. We are confident that TBI will be instrumental
in helping NEC grow its UNIVERGE BLUE business for many years to come."
"TBI is excited to add NEC, who operates in over 160 countries and brings 120 years of expertise, to the TBI portfolio to enhance our partners cloud solution offerings wherever business
operates. We look forward to a winning partnership," said TBI's Vice President of Sales, Keith Connolly.
About NEC Corporation of America
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 $29 billion in revenues.
TBI is North America's largest privately held technology distributor. Since 1991, TBI has assisting Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more
in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. TBI serves as a partner's advocate, ensuring the proper provisioning of cloud, internet, data, mobility, voice, and managed services
from best-in-class service providers to achieve clients' desired business outcomes. With a 75+ person back-office, TBI partners are fully supported by pre- and post-sales operations,
commissions analysts and project managers. Solutions engineers and subject matter experts along with training and an award-winning marketing team empower its partners to be the foremost
authority to advise and source all of their clients' technology needs in over 40 countries. For more information visit www.tbicom.com and
follow TBI on LinkedIn.
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