NEC empowers Smart Digital Transformation in Business and Society at GITEX 2017

Powerful showcase of IT & Communications for Smart Enterprises and Digital Cities

Dubai, 6 September 2017 – At GITEX 2017 Technology Week, taking place 8-12 October at the Dubai World Trade Center, NEC Corporation is at booth Z-E30 (Gulfcomms, Zabeel Hall) showcasing the latest evolution of its wide spectrum of powerful solutions that equip organizations and society for smart transformation in today’s digital business landscape.

Smart Digital Transformation
With so many disruptive changes in the market, businesses as well as governmental institutions are confronted with the question whether to transform or be left behind. Cloud services, mobile integration, real-time collaboration, data analytics and high availability are becoming essential ingredients for the smart and secure enterprise. Prediction, recognition and proactive protection are vital to sustain a safe, stable and healthy environment. All these are part of a rapidly evolving technology foundation by means of which NEC is enabling new approaches to how Communications and IT services are delivered and managed to drive business growth and safer societies.

NEC’s demonstrations of latest enhancements at GITEX underpin the company’s rich and innovative portfolio to empower smart digital city and business transformation and include:

  • Business Continuity (High Availability) Solutions, Smart Data Management & Storage, Virtual Workspace and SDx/SDN solutions
  • UC&C, Mobility, Biometrics and Display Solutions for SMB, Enterprises and Government
  • Award winning Advanced Recognition, Security, IoT and Control and Command Solutions for a Safer and Efficient Society

Empowering the Smart Enterprise
“At GITEX we are demonstrating how Smart Enterprises can leverage converged technologies to optimize business practices, drive workforce engagement and create a competitive edge”, says Domenico De Stefanis, Managing Director Middle East for NEC Enterprise Solutions. “Our Smart Enterprise Framework brings together all key technologies, applications and smart workspaces that deliver scalable, resilient and secure services for productive and efficient operations”, he explains.

“It is not for nothing that we are undisputedly global leader in Enterprise Communications. Our communication platforms serve small, medium and enterprise class businesses with rich functionality, sophisticated terminals and productivity boosting applications”, De Stefanis continues.

Introducing the SL2100 with Built-in Brilliance
Underpinning this at GITEX NEC is proudly introducing the brand new SL2100 for Smart SMB Communications. This highly efficient and intelligent server offers smaller and mid-sized business enterprise-grade UC&C and mobility at an extremely competitive price point. It enables businesses to provide the high levels of customer service required today, keeping colleagues and customers up-to-date and connected by means of single number reach, built-in web based conferencing, remote worker/home office support and the ability to use smartphones as system extensions. In the SL2100 NEC has been able to include latest technology and functionality tuned to the needs for economy, mobility and ecology. The uniquely diverse built-in/on-board apps that the SL2100 provides, require no external PC or server and can be simply activated with licences - making them highly cost effective and reliable.

Also on show are NEC’s UNIVERGE SV9000 series communication servers for medium to large enterprises ( as well as UNIVERGE 3C, NEC’s software-based UC&C solution for powerful user-centric IP telephony and rich collaboration seamlessly embedded in today’s IT architectures (

Advanced Recognition – the world’s fastest and most accurate Facial Recognition and Matching
Public safety agencies and enterprises are increasingly using facial recognition as identification method. With ‘People, Pattern, Predict’ as main theme, NEC's industry-leading Advanced Recognition System NeoFace is the world's fastest and most accurate facial matching product and is adopted by organizations throughout the world, including police forces, immigration offices, and public facilities. The latest release includes enhancements for non-frontal facial images, low-resolution images and uncontrolled environments. For more information: ( and

High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Keeping the IT & UC system always up and running is essential for business success, even more so in virtualized environments or public/private cloud services. Powered by energy efficient and powerful processors, NEC's Server Family reduces procurement and operations costs for environments that require small, medium or large-scale consolidation. NEC’s integrated EXPRESSCLUSTER, the leading High Availability & Disaster Recovery minimizes the damage organizations experience from system outages, whether they are planned or unplanned and offers market-proven quality of high availability for various applications including SAP.

NEC’s Smart & Secure Virtual Workspace
NEC’s unique Virtual Desktop solution in combination with UNIVERGE 3C has made it the No.1 supplier of Desktop Virtualization in the Middle East. Residing on central servers and leveraging the benefits of security and business continuity, NEC’s Smart Virtual Workspace allows users to securely access their working environment from anywhere, at any time, with any device and delivers a consistent, rich-media experience in combination with the ease of central management (

NEC’s Award Winning SDN for Enterprise and Smart Cloud System Solution
Installed in networks around the world, NEC’s ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite was the first commercially available SDN solution to leverage the OpenFlow protocol. The suite enables full network virtualization and allows enterprises, data centers and service providers to easily deploy, control, monitor and manage secure multi-tenant network infrastructures. More info on:

Another NEC software defined innovation on show at GITEX is NEC’s Smart Cloud System Solution, an Open Source Software based, converged infrastructure for Private Cloud. NEC provides complete pre-designed and pre-validated infrastructure stack, including networks, servers and storage including a user-friendly dashboard for integrated operation or system resource management and IaaS self-service. More info on:

HYDRAstor Enterprise for High Performance Capacity-optimized Storage for Long-term Data
Data is growing at explosive rates. Storage & Data Management is considered as a top priority among all CIO’s and IT administrators. Even in midsize and smaller organizations hundreds of terabytes to petabytes of data needs to be managed. NEC HYDRAstor’s secondary storage consolidation platform delivers a strong long-term track record in the industry for performance, data resiliency, non-disruptive technology refreshes. More info on:

Advancing IoT solutions
One of NEC’s prime focus areas is to drive Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. With Industrial IoT, a solution that supports next-generation manufacturing, NEC leverages its technological strengths in areas such as Smart Mobility, Image Recognition, Big Data analysis and Software Defined Networking (SDN). Industrial IoT includes prediction analysis to automatically identify irregularities in large volumes of data and highly-accurately predict product quality and performance. At GITEX visitors can discuss with NEC specialists how they can benefit from NEC’s IoT solutions for their industry. 

Display and Signage solutions tailored to market segments
On show at GITEX in the area of display technology are a range of innovative solutions for Control Room applications as well as tailored solutions for Aviation, Retail and Education.

NEC is available in the Zabeel Hall at Stand No. Z-E30. For more information, please visit:

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