NEC Corporation of America News http://www.necam.com/rss.cfm NEC Corporation of America is a leading technology provider of IT, network and visual display solutions. Empowered by innovation, its solutions, products and services are backed by the leadership and expertise of one of the most successful global companies, conducting business for more than 100 years. NEC Corporation of America delivers technology and professional services to carrier and both SMB and large enterprise clients across multiple vertical industries. en-us 28 Feb 2017 10:43:21 CDT CorporateCommunications@necam.com (Corporate Communications) <![CDATA[NEC Expands Channel, Joins Forces with Fast Growing Technology Business Solution Provider Micro Strategies, Inc.]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=cb5e44c9-45e5-40ff-ac20-65060814c008 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=cb5e44c9-45e5-40ff-ac20-65060814c008 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. ]]> 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA["KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER" with NEC; Visit Booth #4121 to See Future-Forward Retail Solutions at NRF17]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d06c4d02-42c7-47c7-b537-b4ff3817f4be http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d06c4d02-42c7-47c7-b537-b4ff3817f4be Irving, Texas - January 11, 2017 -  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, along with NEC Display Solutions, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, today announced it will showcase new retail solutions that integrate a wide range of NEC technologies, including point of sale (POS), biometrics, digital signage, analytics, and digital signage during the National Retail Federation's Big Show, Jan. 15-17, 2017, at New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Booth #4121 to empower retailers with the key information necessary to “Know Your Customer." ]]> 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Ameri100 and NEC Corporation of America Announce Strategic Hosting Agreement to Deliver SAP HANA Migration Services]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6b7e6446-6872-46b2-b8b8-ce505d91f3a0 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=6b7e6446-6872-46b2-b8b8-ce505d91f3a0 Princeton, N.J. & Irving, TX --  February 11 2017 -  Ameri100 (OTCQB: AMRH), a global leader in providing IT consulting solutions, has selected NEC Corporation of America (NEC) as its primary cloud service provider to offer SAP ® HANA ® migration services for its U.S. customers.]]> 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[Tuangru Selects NEC Corporation of America to Offer High Capacity Data and IT Platform Products ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c08a6cae-a102-4c23-abf7-eb20cc59b764 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=c08a6cae-a102-4c23-abf7-eb20cc59b764 Vancouver, B.C. and Irving, TX -- January 24, 2017 --  Vancouver, Canada based Tuangru, who has grown to be recognized as the leading online marketplace for new and disruptive data center technologies at the lowest price, has selected NEC Corporation of America (NEC) to offer its IT technology hardware through the Tuangru platform.  NEC, a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions with more than 100 years of expertise will sell through Tuangru starting with NEC Scalable Modular Server (DX2000), Fault Tolerant Server (Express5800/R320e Series), General Purpose Server (Express5800/R120g Series) and other IT products.]]> 24 Jan 2017 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[7-Eleven, Inc. Selects NEC as Exclusive Point-of-Sale Provider]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=790487e8-bab3-4e71-884f-2a9272f92f6f http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=790487e8-bab3-4e71-884f-2a9272f92f6f Irving, Texas -  January 10, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, retail and biometric solutions, today announced it will be the new exclusive point-of-sale (POS) provider to 8,600 7-Eleven® stores throughout the United States and Canada.]]> 10 Jan 2017 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Recognized as 2016 Company of the Year for North America For Face Recognition Technology for Government and Public Sectors ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5fbb2089-5496-40e1-bb8f-353f6474bf17 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5fbb2089-5496-40e1-bb8f-353f6474bf17 Irving, Texas -- December 19, 2016 -- NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, and biometric solutions, 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.]]> 19 Dec 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[Wichita Public School District Sets Foundation for its Fast Growing Future with New NEC UNIVERGE SV9500 Communications Network]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ba257493-319c-4c59-b319-5c8799ec23c3 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ba257493-319c-4c59-b319-5c8799ec23c3 Irving, Texas - December 1, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today 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 (UC) for many years to come.]]> 01 Dec 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Adds SDS Option to Highly Successful HYDRAstor Storage Platform with Launch of Virtual Appliance (VA)]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=db007a21-1cd8-4310-9c41-bea3f45f948d http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=db007a21-1cd8-4310-9c41-bea3f45f948d Irving, Texas  November 30, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today 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.  HYDRAstor, part of NEC's Smart Enterprise solutions designed to improve the way people work and communicate,  was selected as Silver Product of the Year winner in last year's Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Backup Hardware category.]]> 30 Nov 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches ExpressCluster Software Redundancy Solution for its UNIVERGE Unified Messaging Application]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=806af38a-13ae-43b7-a8da-13f2ad24c669 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=806af38a-13ae-43b7-a8da-13f2ad24c669 Irving, Texas - November 16, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced the ExpressCluster® software integration for NEC's UNIVERGE UM8700 unified messaging application.  The UM8700 enables anytime, anywhere access to voice, Fax and email messages and services across a large number of PC, smartphone and tablet devices via one familiar user interface - Microsoft Outlook®.   ExpressCluster software is an award-winning high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) software solution that minimizes application system outages from hardware, software, network and site level failures.]]> 16 Nov 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Broad Range of Smart Enterprise Solutions to Display at Las Vegas-Based Technology Showcase]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=65afa53b-142a-43fb-93b3-9fe36dbf22db http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=65afa53b-142a-43fb-93b3-9fe36dbf22db Irving, Texas -- November 15, 2016 -- NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, communications and networking solutions, today 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.]]> 15 Nov 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC @ NRF17: Showcasing Smart Retail solutions that empower retailers with the 411 to "Know Their Customer"]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=67035406-cd82-450f-941a-652936307415 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=67035406-cd82-450f-941a-652936307415 MEDIA ALERT   WHAT:     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 -- all while leveraging the importance of in-store marketing and advertising.  Retailers now have the ability to provide a more personalized shopping experience in their stores. November 10, 2016  ]]> 10 Nov 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Adds M Series NAS Gateway(tm)]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d13470dc-185a-475b-b0eb-23718c6ae795 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d13470dc-185a-475b-b0eb-23718c6ae795 Irving, Texas  November 2, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that it has expanded its storage solution platform with the addition of the M Series NAS Gateway,&#8482;  (NAS -  network attached storage).  The addition of the M Series NAS Gateway provides unified storage across the NEC platform enabling NEC's M-Series family of primary storage devices to support SAN (block data) and also NAS data (file data) on the same M-Series storage system - or if only NAS storage is required, then the gateway allows that approach.  The new gateway provides the flexibility to support SAN only, NAS only, or combined NAS and SAN in a unified storage system.]]> 02 Nov 2016 11:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC, Brierley+Partners Demonstrate Retail Loyalty IoT Solution ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=53959978-b1ab-4a7d-b6e4-d4922dd17b3f http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=53959978-b1ab-4a7d-b6e4-d4922dd17b3f Irving, Texas-- October 26, 2016- NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced the demonstration of new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the retail industry. Built with Microsoft Azure IoT Suite in conjunction with global loyalty and CRM innovators Brierley+Partners, the solution will be demonstrated at the IoT Solutions World Congress, October 25-28 in Barcelona.      ]]> 26 Oct 2016 02:30:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year - Global in Database]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=472f256c-fa54-480b-9f00-c6864b6c2dd5 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=472f256c-fa54-480b-9f00-c6864b6c2dd5 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.]]> 25 Oct 2016 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[The Number of People Registered for India's Aadhaar Program Surpasses One Billion]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a9af8d72-fa3f-47e0-9e9f-e31e75d5c3a4 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a9af8d72-fa3f-47e0-9e9f-e31e75d5c3a4 Tokyo, Japan -- October 12, 2016 -- The number of people registered for India's  Aadhaar Program operated by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is the largest (*1) system of its kind in the world, surpassed one billion this April. NEC Corporation provides a large-scale biometrics identification system that utilizes fingerprints, face images, and iris images for this national identification system.]]> 14 Oct 2016 12:20:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Demonstrates Two Smart Enterprise IoT Solutions on Microsoft Azure]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f7a155e4-b4ba-4fa8-8367-2a5abfbfb7de http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=f7a155e4-b4ba-4fa8-8367-2a5abfbfb7de Irving, Texas - September 27, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that it will show two cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) solutions at the Microsoft Ignite Conference (Booth #140) which will be held in Atlanta from September 26-29. Both solutions make optimal use of Microsoft Azure services to deliver value to business customers.]]> 27 Sep 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[Frost & Sullivan Applauds NEC's Continued Commitment to Addressing Customer Needs with its Novel NeoFace(R) Facial Recognition Suite]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ad7962ba-eca4-43d4-b908-2d95989b17e2 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ad7962ba-eca4-43d4-b908-2d95989b17e2 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - 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 (NEC) with the 2016 North America Face Recognition Technology for Government and Public Sectors Company of the Year Award.  ]]> 26 Sep 2016 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Receives 2016 CUSTOMER Contact Center Technology Award]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=af3f795f-6007-4ab2-bd52-020572851077 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=af3f795f-6007-4ab2-bd52-020572851077 Irving, Texas - September 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), a global, integrated media company, has named NEC's UNIVERGE® Business ConneCT as a 2016 Contact Center Technology Award winner, presented by CUSTOMER magazine.]]> 22 Sep 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[Leading International Communications Network Distributor SoTel Systems Expands Relationship with NEC]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=dddf2efc-1fa8-418f-a9e0-ffca566740a6 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=dddf2efc-1fa8-418f-a9e0-ffca566740a6 Irving, Texas - September 19, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced that it has enhanced and strengthened its channel with the addition of Maryland Heights, (St. Louis) Missouri-based SoTel Systems, a leading, next generation Value Added Distributor specializing in Communications, Networking and Physical Security products and services since 1981. SoTel's customers in the United States include resellers, system integrators, managed service providers and service providers.]]> 19 Sep 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces Key Sponsor Activities at Upcoming AFIS Internet User Conference]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ad77bcae-1b51-4f35-838e-a0933a3be0e3 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ad77bcae-1b51-4f35-838e-a0933a3be0e3 Irving, Texas - August 25, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced a full schedule of activities in support of the 30th Anniversary AFIS Internet (Automated Fingerprint Identification System)  Conference, scheduled for August 28-31 at the OMNI hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia. The theme of this year's conference is "Biometrics On My Mind."]]> 25 Aug 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Joins Forces with Leading Technology Distributor Info X ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=776e7360-aa8b-418e-8f0d-d09bb31580c4 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=776e7360-aa8b-418e-8f0d-d09bb31580c4 Irving, Texas - August 11, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced that it has enhanced and strengthened its channel with the addition of Randolph, New Jersey based Info X Distribution, a leading global distributor of storage networking solutions since 1999.  Info X specializes in the distribution of storage, software, and server connectivity for virtualized networks and cloud environments, and is noted as a major source of server components]]> 11 Aug 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches iPASOLINK EX Advanced, High Capacity Radio ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=62677188-b553-4d6e-99cf-9a2ad712ddcd http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=62677188-b553-4d6e-99cf-9a2ad712ddcd Irving, Texas - August 9, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced the launch of the new iPASOLINK EX Advanced, an ultra-compact radio communication system utilizing Adaptive Modulation and Bandwidth together enabling 10Gbps wireless throughput capacity in a single channel.]]> 09 Aug 2016 09:15:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's New iPASOLINK ™ Series Radio Pushes Limits of Radio Performance with Highest Power Radio Transmitter Available]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3b378fc7-7d46-4d1f-8d5c-e2097ad445f4 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3b378fc7-7d46-4d1f-8d5c-e2097ad445f4 Irving, Texas -  August 9, 2016 -   NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced the launch of a new addition to the iPASOLINK Series of Microwave Radios. The iPASOLINK VR1250 is specifically designed to meet the ever increasing demand for greater amounts of data, video, and voice traffic across wireless transport networks, with enhanced convergence capabilities incorporating 12 RF Channels, multiple 10GbE Ethernet Interfaces, as well as multiple CWDM interfaces in a single chassis.  ]]> 09 Aug 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Launches SmartScan™ - Livescan Made Smart!]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3c797102-5575-41c1-85c7-633fc3614f03 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3c797102-5575-41c1-85c7-633fc3614f03 Irving, Texas  _ August 8, 2016 – NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, public safety and biometric solutions, today announced that it is introducing SmartScan, the biometric industry's most advanced multi-modal capture solution. SmartScan breaks from convention with an extraordinarily functional ergonomic design and a Microsoft Windows 10 user interface delivering leading edge biometric technology.  These advancements, coupled with NEC's commitment to service and support will exceed the needs of law enforcement agencies and civil departments for many years to come.]]> 08 Aug 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Financial Services Celebrates its 30 Year Anniversary]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=402aa5b2-c0af-4f85-9851-d019c9d0a7be http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=402aa5b2-c0af-4f85-9851-d019c9d0a7be Saddle Brook, New Jersey - 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.  ]]> 01 Aug 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Corporation of America Named Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=87183122-23a1-47c1-ac88-0d9cda760647 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=87183122-23a1-47c1-ac88-0d9cda760647 Irving, Texas - July 18, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, communications and networking solutions, today announced it has joined the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider program, offering customers and independent software vendors (ISVs) greater confidence from a partner ecosystem when building their next-generation IT projects using Red Hat solutions. As a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider, NEC will resell certified Red Hat offerings on-demand, via multi-tenant, dedicated and managed models. ]]> 18 Jul 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Trials Cashless Payment by Facial Recognition]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=8a0868b0-df54-4f7a-a514-d15b4433189a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=8a0868b0-df54-4f7a-a514-d15b4433189a Tokyo, Japan, June 21, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC: TSE: 6701) today announced a series of trials for cashless payment services using its facial recognition technologies at small shops inside its head office building in Tokyo. These trials are being conducted from late June to the end of August as a part of NEC's initiatives to apply its biometrics authentication technologies, which have been recognized as the world's most accurate *, to a range of services, including cashless payment, aiming to enhance the reliability and convenience of the identification process.]]> 13 Jul 2016 11:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Wins the 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation from the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (AI)]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=925450f4-14e1-49a2-b9b9-7adcad238e50 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=925450f4-14e1-49a2-b9b9-7adcad238e50 Tokyo, June 24, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) 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 (*) for their development of a ticket ID system using face recognition software. ]]> 24 Jun 2016 09:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Awards Top Performers at Annual Channel Partner Conference]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=1195330a-10bf-4c01-bbe4-3029922d59f7 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=1195330a-10bf-4c01-bbe4-3029922d59f7 Irving, Texas - June 8, 2016 -  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, communications and networking solutions, today announced key award recipients recognized at its Advantage Executive Conference held May 18-20 at the Marriott Sawgrass Resort in Ponte Vedra, Florida, just outside of Jacksonville.  ]]> 08 Jun 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC adds IndigoCare to its Global Healthcare Solutions Offering]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=16304dc4-5400-45b4-83f0-6d526725a368 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=16304dc4-5400-45b4-83f0-6d526725a368 Irving, Texas - June 7, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced it is expanding its global portfolio of Healthcare solutions to include IndigoCare's iCall nurse call system.]]> 07 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC HYDRAstor® HS Series Wins Top 2016 Award at 11th Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Award in Storage Solutions]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=1d633c2d-7433-4844-8c33-131d120bdecd http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=1d633c2d-7433-4844-8c33-131d120bdecd Irving, Texas -  May 26, 2016 -  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, communications and networking solutions, today announced that its HYDRAstor HS Series deduplication storage solution won the Gold Award in the Storage Solutions category of Network Products Guide’s 11th Annual 2016 Hot Companies and Best Product Awards. These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognition in every facet of the IT industry.  Winners will be honored June 27 during the annual dinner and presentations in San Francisco.    ]]> 26 May 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Announces Opening of Identity Solutions Office in Washington, D.C.]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4ef3c534-6f75-4dc0-aeb3-f7476bb7ded5 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=4ef3c534-6f75-4dc0-aeb3-f7476bb7ded5 Irving, Texas - May 16, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, biometric identity, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced that it is opening a new office in Washington, D.C. The significant new presence is a showcase for NEC's industry leading identity solutions and biometric technology dedicated to serve its many government customers and partners.]]> 16 May 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC to Provide Facial Comparison Technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d9ef029e-41db-40dc-b39b-c679892b5dde http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d9ef029e-41db-40dc-b39b-c679892b5dde Irving, Texas --  May 5, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today 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 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York City, to enhance the Air Entry process through accurate assurance of traveler identity. Unisys has integrated NEC's NeoFace Match facial recognition software into its overall solution.  ]]> 05 May 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's Kenichi Ohmichi named Project Team Leader with the OpenStack Community ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=445d0033-c723-4199-8702-84d5dfc89171 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=445d0033-c723-4199-8702-84d5dfc89171 Irving, Texas - April 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions along with NEC Corporation, today announced that Mr. Kenichi Ohmichi, Senior Software Engineer, Global Solution Platform Center, NEC Corporation of America, has been named Project Team Leader (PTL) with the OpenStack Community's Quality Assurance (QA) Project. This is the first time that a Japanese national has been awarded this honor.]]> 22 Apr 2016 10:59:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Combines Biometric Technologies with Azure IoT Technology to Create Powerful Solutions for Manufacturing and Retail]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3fc7e032-ee9a-4884-820b-c1a7a4fdf0f4 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=3fc7e032-ee9a-4884-820b-c1a7a4fdf0f4 Irving, Texas - April 21, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced the demonstration of new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the manufacturing and retail industries. Built with Microsoft Azure IOT technology, both solutions will be on display at Hannover Messe 2016 trade fair, 25 - 29 April 2016, Hannover Exhibition Grounds, Hannover, Germany.]]> 21 Apr 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Tees Off with 2016 Volunteers of America Texas Shootout]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e6e2df56-bb78-414c-bcef-7d329e5d8422 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=e6e2df56-bb78-414c-bcef-7d329e5d8422 Irving, Texas - April 20, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today 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.  The Shootout is the only LPGA Tour event held in Texas and has commitments from 19 of the top 20 female golfers in the world.]]> 20 Apr 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Pushes Scalability Limits with Launch of Next Generation HYDRAstor HS6 Series Grid Storage System]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=78b9243f-f612-470e-b452-26f31f862064 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=78b9243f-f612-470e-b452-26f31f862064 Irving, Texas  April 14, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced a new HYDRAstor HS6 Series, HS6-5000A, specifically designed to scale and meet the large archival requirements of data generating industries such as Media & Entertainment.]]> 14 Apr 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[GAI and NEC Help U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with Mobile Biometric Technology to Assist in Border Enforcement Efforts]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d388285a-69ae-4256-8290-15968895934f http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=d388285a-69ae-4256-8290-15968895934f Irving, Texas and Cincinnati, OH, March, 28, 2016 -  NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, and Government Acquisitions, Inc. (GAI), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider and small business, today announced they have successfully delivered to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mobile Identification (ID) Technology. The Mobile ID technology selected is NEC Corporation of America's NeoScan45® device.]]> 28 Mar 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Biometric Solution Re-examines Evidence in 2000 (and counting) Cold Cases]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2c9264ac-76ca-45d9-8802-b5707ee6d512 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=2c9264ac-76ca-45d9-8802-b5707ee6d512 Irving, Texas - March  24, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, today announced the results of its award winning Integra ID 5 latent fingerprint matching technologies as measured in actual use by WIN, (Western Identification Network), a consortium of western U.S. state and local law enforcement agencies. In 18 months of successful operations of the WIN Integra ID solution, all eight member states are reporting measurably elevated latent fingerprint and palm print hit rates.]]> 24 Mar 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE is Top Cloud Solution for Second Year in Row ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=42a857ab-ed73-4420-9169-aa62dbc21894 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=42a857ab-ed73-4420-9169-aa62dbc21894 Irving, Texas - March 23, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation, that its 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, "A UCaaS/Hybrid RFP: What Can Cloud Providers Deliver?," at the Enterprise Connect 2016 conference held at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida, March 7-10.  Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exposition on enterprise communications and collaboration.  NEC was also recognized last year at Enterprise Connect as the best cloud solution in the UCaaS/Hybrid RFP assessment session.]]> 23 Mar 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC All Flash Array Makes SPC-1™ Top 10 With over 605K IOPS]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=229773c2-ce06-46d1-b04d-f7c08ff87640 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=229773c2-ce06-46d1-b04d-f7c08ff87640 Irving, Texas  March 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that its 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). The top ten SPC-1 list is found at SPC-1 top 10.]]> 22 Mar 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Delivers Enhanced Scalability and Performance for Software Defined Networking]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=fee03bbc-526c-4013-ba6d-3c4cbd838e77 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=fee03bbc-526c-4013-ba6d-3c4cbd838e77 Irving, Texas - March 15, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced the immediate release of the next generation (V6.3) of its highly successful ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite, including the award winning SDN  ProgrammableFlow Controller (PFC) and UNIVERGE PF6800 Network Coordinator (UNC). The new release supports a packet processing pipeline capability designed to work with low cost OCP (Open Compute Project) approved network equipment, ensuring an efficient, high-performance and flexible network architecture. ]]> 15 Mar 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA["Discover the Power of the Smart Enterprise" with NEC at Enterprise Connect 2016 Conference]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=69b0b98f-8f67-4197-a4f9-9b9bb171cdab http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=69b0b98f-8f67-4197-a4f9-9b9bb171cdab Irving, Texas - March 3, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced with NEC Corporation it will feature their technology solutions that help companies "Discover the Power of the Smart Enterprise," during the Enterprise Connect 2016 Conference.  The NEC booth is designed as a "Smart Enterprise," representing different departments within a company and showcasing NEC's leadership in delivering an innovative portfolio of communications, analytics, security, cloud, biometrics and technology solutions that can maximize the power of any communications network.]]> 03 Mar 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC provides the Brazilian Post Office with unified communications solution UNIVERGE 3C]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5c5cc43f-61f9-49d6-b183-355fe1dcfb33 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=5c5cc43f-61f9-49d6-b183-355fe1dcfb33 Sao Paulo and Tokyo, March 2, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC: TSE: 6701) today announced the provision of its unified communications solution UNIVERGE 3C to the Brazilian Post Office in order to efficiently unify the communications between the post office's 19 locations throughout the State of Sao Paulo and reduce costs.
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<![CDATA[NEC Selected as TechTarget 2015 Silver Product of the Year ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=aaab4119-2bb0-4478-b8a6-0986a9889cea http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=aaab4119-2bb0-4478-b8a6-0986a9889cea Irving, Texas  February 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that its 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.]]> 22 Feb 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Releases Advanced ExpEther® 40G Technology in North America ]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ba0d3cbd-c99f-4e6a-814e-ce949079cd12 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=ba0d3cbd-c99f-4e6a-814e-ce949079cd12 NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology provider for advanced IT, communications, networking and biometrics solutions, today announced the general availability in North America of its ExpEther 40G technology as an advanced version of ExpEther 1G/10G. This technology uses Ethernet infrastructure to help accelerate real-time Big Data processing.]]> 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE Business Cloud Services Receives Product of the Year Award]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=60fc9f84-15ea-454e-a5cb-205a186241ea http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=60fc9f84-15ea-454e-a5cb-205a186241ea Irving, Texas - February 8, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named NEC's UNIVERGE BLUE Business Cloud Services as a recipient of a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.]]> 08 Feb 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Selected as TechTarget 2015 Product of the Year Finalist]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=748c5632-b7f2-45fb-bb3d-e510e42d9eda http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=748c5632-b7f2-45fb-bb3d-e510e42d9eda Irving, Texas  January 19, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that its HYRDRAstor 4.4 storage platform has been selected as a finalist in the data backup hardware category in the 2015 Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com Product of the Year Awards.]]> 19 Jan 2016 09:10:00 CDT <![CDATA[Not All Clouds Are Built the Same: Educational Webinar from NEC and UC Experts]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=156a120c-125c-478f-96cd-be99ecad9600 http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=156a120c-125c-478f-96cd-be99ecad9600 Irving, Texas - January 18, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, today announced that it is sponsoring a new webinar titled, "Not All Clouds Are Built the Same."  Hosted by Enterprise Connect and No Jitter, the 60-minute webinar will cover cloud trends for 2016, best practices, and will include successful Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) case studies. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, January 20 at 2 p.m. ET.]]> 18 Jan 2016 09:20:00 CDT <![CDATA[NEC Showcases Retail and Digital Signage Solutions Integrating POS, Biometrics, Digital Signage, Interactivity, RFID, Omni-Channel, Big Data Capabilities at NRF16]]> http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a1e394a7-caf3-4e45-8493-2ba1774e686a http://www.necam.com/about/read.cfm?press_id=a1e394a7-caf3-4e45-8493-2ba1774e686a NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology provider for advanced IT, communications and networking solutions, today announced that it will feature new retail solutions that integrate a wide range of NEC technology, including point of sale (POS), biometrics, digital signage and analytics, 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.  ]]> 14 Jan 2016 08:00:00 CDT