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Awards & Recognition

NEC's Strengths and Competencies

Ranked #452 in Fortune's "Global 500 2016"[New]

Reference Information: http://beta.fortune.com/global500/nec-452

NEC named a "Leader" in Magic Quadrant for Small Cell Equipment 2014 by Gartner

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201412/global_20141216_01.html
Source: Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Small Cell Equipment" Ian Keene, 02 October 2014

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Named to the "FTSE4Good Global Index" in 2014 for the 13th consecutive year

Reference Information: http://www.nec.com/en/global/csr/evaluation/index.html

Named one of the "2014 Top 100 Global Innovators" by Thomson Reuters

Reference Information: http://thomsonreuters.com/press-releases/112014/2014-top-100-innovators

No.1 in the NIST Face Recognition Vendor Test 2014 for the third consecutive time

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201407/global_20140716_01.html
Note: "NIST" is the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology

No.1 in the NIST Fingerprint Matching Technology Benchmark Test 2014

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201408/global_20140821_02.html

No.3 in Enterprise Telephony Equipment in the world

2013 Seat License Shipments ranking
Source: Gartner, "Market Share: Enterprise Telephony Equipment, Worldwide, 2013" 25 March 2014

No.1 in Enterprise Telephony Equipment in Asia/Pacific (including Japan)

2013 Seat License Shipments ranking
Source: Gartner, "Market Share: Enterprise Telephony Equipment, Worldwide, 2013" 25 March 2014

No.1 in High Availability Software market share in Asia Pacific for EXPRESSCLUSTER, for 4 years in a row

2012 Shipment ranking
Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201309/global_20130925_01.html
Sources: IDC Asia/Pacific, "Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Availability and Clustering Software Market Analysis and Forecast Update" (August 2013) and IDC Japan "Japan System Software 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Analysis"

No.1 in x86 server share in Japan for 18 years in a row

2013 Shipment ranking (Each of Units and Monetary Value)
Source: IDC Japan, "Japan Server Quarterly Model Analysis CY2014Q1"
Note: IDC declares a statistical tie in the server market when there is less than one percent difference in the units of two or more vendors.

Awards

NEC Senior Research Fellow Sumio Iijima receives European Inventor Award[New]

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201506/global_20150612_01.html

NEC Named 2015 Best of Interop Winner in Storage

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201504/global_20150429_01.html

"2014 Best of Interop Winner in Management" for the "ProgrammableFlow(R) Unified Network Coordinator"

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201404/global_20140403_01.html

"Grand Prix" award in the Network & Services category at CEATEC 2013 for "Cloud-based EV & PHV Battery Charging Infrastructure Services"

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201310/global_20131002_03.html

"2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership" for Taking Facial Recognition Biometrics to the Mainstream Market

Reference Information: http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/press-release.pag?docid=288676510

"2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership" for the Unified Communications Infrastructure

Press Release: http://www.necam.com/About/read.cfm?ID=a891e213-cb42-4c12-9746-c2f9e10d1c71

"Japan Unified Communications Vendor of the Year" at the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Japan Excellence Awards

Reference Information: http://www.frost-apac.com/japanawards/#2014awards

"42nd ITU-AJ Award, International Cooperation Field Accomplishment Prize" for the provision of leading edge transmission equipment in Myanmar

Press Release: http://www.nec.com/en/press/201405/global_20140515_01.html

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