New York, New York – (The Hosting News) – May 2, 2006 – Effective July 1, 2005, NEC USA, Inc., NEC America, Inc. and NEC Solutions (America), Inc. will combine into one new company dedicated to the IT and network solutions business.
The new company will be named NEC Corporation of America and have headquarters in Irving, Texas. Backed by the global resources of NEC Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 enterprise, NEC Corporation of America will launch operations with the combined resources of established market leadership in enterprise and carrier communications, visual display systems, enterprise platform solutions and integrated IT solutions.
According to the company, the recent expansion of IP and next generation networks has fueled the growing convergence of communications and IT for the purpose of providing optimal product and solution offerings to customers in every industry. To this end, the integration of the three companies will enable NEC’s IT and network related business units to work more closely together, leverage their combined strengths, and enhance customer value.
NEC Corporation of America will pursue new business growth in key vertical markets and explore new product and service offerings, particularly in high-powered, high speed multi-service networks and integrated IT systems. The new company also is expected to benefit from greater operational efficiencies and resource allocation to support the combined companies’ business units.
NEC Corporation of America will offer customers access to a rich portfolio of technology and professional services ranging from server and storage solutions, digital presentation and visual display systems to biometric security, optical network, radio communications and IP voice and data solutions.
Tadao Kondo, currently head of the three NEC companies being combined, has been named to lead NEC Corporation of America as president and CEO.
Mr. Kondo offered,
”The integration of our three enterprises constitutes a substantial step forward for NEC. I am committed to leveraging our combined strength in IT and network solutions to grow our business, and deliver the most competitive and innovative offerings to all our market sectors.”
NEC Corporation provides Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions. In North America, NEC is a major provider of voice and data communications, IT systems and solutions and visual display systems. NEC delivers a complete suite of technology solutions, from converged voice and data networks, imaging displays, identity management and comprehensive privacy and enterprise security solutions to thousands of leading healthcare, education, hospitality, financial and other business enterprises across North America.
To learn more, please visit: www.necus.com.