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NEC Takes Number 1 Position as Worldwide Market Leader in MZA’s Global PBX/IP PBX Market Report

NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced that NEC has become the leading vendor in the global PBX extensions/licenses market, taking the number 1 position as worldwide market leader in MZA’s latest Global PBX/IP PBX Market report over calendar Q1 2014.

With a market share of 13%, NEC remained ahead of Avaya and overtook Cisco. "NEC's continued strength in Asia Pacific, as well as strong share growth in North America helped it to maintain global market share and take top position," said Will Parsons of MZA.

MZA's report noted that NEC retained its Q1 2013 global leadership in solutions below 100 extensions/licenses (excluding Micro PBX products) in Q1 2014, repeating its 17% market share in that segment. "NEC performed well in its home region and improved its volume growth in North America, Latin America and Western Europe," added Parsons.

The success underscores the strength of NEC's portfolio of communications solutions, the company's commitment to expand its global enterprise communications footprint and the ability to serve customers worldwide.

NEC offers a broad range of enterprise communications solutions – ranging from small to very large systems - that effectively support enterprise and SMB customers whose requirements span from traditional TDM to full IP and 100% software-based deployments.

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.

About MZA

MZA specialises in the provision of marketing consultancy services to the telecommunications and IT industries at a European and Global level, with expertise covering a wide range of enterprise communications solutions. The above information is based on an extract from our study, “The Global Telecommunications Market,” widely regarded as the definitive study on communications markets. MZA provides detailed analysis services on the global, regional and key country enterprise communications markets including PBX/Call Control, Hosted/Cloud Telephony Services, UC Applications, Contact Centre and Business Mobility. www.mzaconsultants.com. For more information: Stephanie Watson ([email protected]) + 44 1672 516144 or Tim Gelardi ([email protected]) +44 1672 516144.

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