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NEC HYDRAstor® HS8-4000 Wins Gold for Storage Solutions in 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards by Network Products Guide

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking and communications solutions, today announced that its HYDRAstor HS8-4000 deduplication storage solution won the Gold Award in the Storage Solutions category of Network Products Guide 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products 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 were honored June 23 during the annual dinner and presentations in San Francisco.

NEC’s HYDRAstor solution is a scale-out grid storage platform with inline global deduplication, solving present and future challenges for long-term data. The HYDRAstor grid architecture provides scalability of both performance and capacity, capacity optimization, advanced erasure-coded data protection, high availability with node-level resiliency, and in-place technology refresh with new generations of technology.

The annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of IT. The HYDRAstor HS8-4000 (version 4.1) storage solution was recognized as the Gold Award winner in the Storage Solutions category, with market leading scale-out performance, advanced enterprise functionality, and investment protection.

“We are honored to have HYDRAstor HS8-4000 recognized as the gold award winner in the storage solutions category,” said Gideon Senderov, director of Advanced Storage, NEC Corporation of America. “Our selection as the best storage solution of the year is a testament to our continued efforts to deliver further innovations and enhancements, extending the high performance and value that HYDRAstor solutions deliver every day to our customers.”

For more information about HYDRAstor solutions, visit www.necam.com/HYDRAstor/.

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About Network Products Guide Awards

As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com.

About NEC Corporation of America

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, network, communications and biometric products and solutions for service carriers, Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare, Government, Education and Hospitality. NEC Corporation of America delivers one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 140 countries and $29.5 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

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