--NEC showcases integrated business solutions at Booth PS4--
London, UK, 3rd November 2008 – NEC Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions and its subsidiary, NEC Europe Ltd - are proud to be Premier sponsors at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo® 2008 event held November 3 -7, 2008 in Cannes, France.
NEC Europe along with business units NEC Philips, NEC Computers, NEC Display Solutions and biometrics and supercomputer specialists, NEC Deutschland will be on site throughout the event at booth PS4.
The NEC booth team will be demonstrating a variety of technologies including biometric identification, unified and role based communication solutions with integrated presence and mobility applications, NEC’s fault tolerant servers and the new virtual PC offering which delivers large energy and cost savings.
“NEC is in a unique position to be the innovation engine for companies looking to make the right decisions for tomorrow, today and we are very pleased to be able to reach out to those companies during this year’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2008,” said Mr Toshiyuki Mineno, President and CEO, NEC Europe. “With core competencies in IT, networking and communications technology and expertise in business applications, consulting and systems integration, NEC can deliver innovative integrated business solutions that address today’s business needs for cost-efficient reliability and performance.”
Throughout a number of sessions at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2008, NEC will illustrate its commitment to innovation with strategies and solutions that maximize business efficiency and improve profits through greater IT performance and an optimized workforce.
NEC sessions include:
1 ‘Seven Cool Technology Solutions to Today’s Hot Business Issues’, by Chris De Silva, Managing Director, NEC Philips Unified Solutions and moderated by Steve Blood, Research Vice President, Gartner Inc.
Tuesday 4th November, 15.45 – 16.30, Salles de Redaction 1
The economy, the environment, rising costs, power consumption, the increasing pace of change, the demands for increased security and greater mobility - these are all challenges which need to be addressed now. This session provides practical insight as to how a range of innovations in unified computing and communications deliver an agile response to change.
2 ‘One Step Ahead with NEC Display Solutions’, by Peter Kroyer, Vice President, Marketing, Production and Solution Management, NEC Display Solutions.
Tuesday 4th November, 18.10 – 18.25, Marketplace Theatre 3
During this session attendees will learn about NEC Display Solutions latest product innovations, how “Green IT” is supported and realised in the display world, as well as future solutions that put NEC Display Solutions customers, one step ahead in their marketplace.
3 ‘The Biometric Border Control System in Japan’, by Thomas Harenberg, Senior Consultant, NEC Deutschland (biometrics).
Wednesday 5th November, 18.20 – 18.35, Marketplace Theatre 3
In today’s world biometrics technology plays a crucial role in border control ensuring smooth and smart immigration procedures to cope with increasing visitor numbers whilst providing secure and strict immigration procedures to help prevent terrorism and illegal immigration. The session will present NEC's solutions to the challenges in Japan.
4 ‘How NEC Marries High Business Availability with Virtualisation’, by Denis Gallon, EMEA VPCC Business Development Manager, NEC Computers.
Thursday 6th November, 12.25 – 12.40, Marketplace Theatre 3
This session will detail NEC’s turnkey solutions to easily deploy client and server virtualized environments with unmatched fault tolerant technology to ensure service business continuity.
NEC offers customers an end-to-end portfolio of solutions and services that range from the network to the desktop. These broad offerings include:
· A dynamic IT infrastructure and desktop virtualization that offers flexibility and scalability
· Voice and data communications including software-based enterprise communication developed on a Service-Oriented Architecture to meet the growing demands for integrated communications into business processes
· Professional services and support that include systems integration and application development
· Identity management solutions including biometrics
· Enterprise and carrier-class SIP and Operations Support Systems-based services
· Commercial display and digital signage applications