NEC Empowers Smart Digital Transformation in Business and Society at GITEX 2018

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced its participation in the GITEX 2018 Technology Week, the biggest technology show in MENA and South Asia, taking place 14-18 October at the Dubai World Trade Center. NEC will showcase the latest solutions for equipping organizations and society for smart transformation in today’s digital landscape at booth Z1-D20 in Za’abeel Hall.

The development of digital strategies has become a core priority for businesses as well as governmental institutions as they face overwhelming challenges in adapting to a changing world. Mobile integration, real-time collaboration, data analytics, AI and high availability are becoming essential ingredients for the smart and secure enterprise. 

At GITEX 2018, NEC will demonstrate the latest products and solutions for overcoming these challenges, including some of the world’s leading biometrics solutions for ensuring safety and security, advanced display solutions, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Unified Communications (UC) solutions under the theme of “Co-creating the Future through Smart Digital Transformation.”

GITEX brings together attendees from more than 120 countries, including 4,000 exhibitors spread throughout 21 halls. 

“At GITEX 2018, we are demonstrating how Smart Enterprises, Government Institutions and Carriers can leverage converged technologies to optimize business practices, drive workforce engagement and create a competitive edge,” says Ronald Schapendonk, marketing director EMEA, NEC Enterprise Solutions. “Our Smart Enterprise Framework brings together all key technologies, applications and smart workspaces that deliver scalable, resilient and secure services for productive and efficient operations,” he explains. 

Please see below for the various NEC technologies on display at GITEX 2018:

Unified Communications and Team Collaboration

NEC’s efficient and intelligent UNIVERGE communication servers offer small, medium and large organizations enterprise-grade UC&C and mobility at an extremely competitive price. It enables businesses to provide the high levels of customer service required today, keeping colleagues and customers up-to-date and connected by means of single number reach, built-in web based conferencing, remote worker/home office support and the ability to use smartphones as system extensions. 


NEC’s Smart WorkSPACE allows users to securely access their working environment from anywhere, at any time, with any device and delivers a consistent, rich-media experience in combination with the ease of central management.

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

NEC’s integrated EXPRESSCLUSTER, the industry leading High Availability & Disaster Recovery solution, minimizes the damage organizations experience from system outages, whether they are planned or unplanned, and offers market-proven quality of high availability for many applications.

Smart Data Management & Storage – HYDRAstor High Performance Capacity-optimized Storage
NEC HYDRAstor’s secondary storage consolidation platform delivers a strong long-term track record in the industry for performance, data resiliency, non-disruptive technology refreshes and more:

Software Defined Networking – NEC’s Award Winning Enterprise and Smart Cloud Solution
Installed in networks around the world, NEC’s ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite was the first commercially available SDN solution to leverage the OpenFlow protocol. The suite enables full network virtualization and allows enterprises, data centers and service providers to easily deploy, control, monitor and manage secure multi-tenant network infrastructures. More info

Biometric Facial Recognition

NEC’s industry-leading advanced recognition system, NeoFace, is the world’s fastest and most accurate facial matching product and is adopted by organizations throughout the world, including police forces, immigration offices, and public facilities. NEC will showcase NeoFace Access Control at GITEX 2018, helping to make authentication faster and to improve security levels with two-factor authentication.

Netcracker Business Cloud

NEC’s Netcracker Business Cloud demonstration shows how you can launch B2B offers faster by using a combination of Netcracker’s cloud and public cloud to intelligently place VNFs (either on-premises or off-premises) across a multicloud environment. Advancements in self-service portals unify all service offerings and give enterprise customers greater control of their services. When a customer places a service order, the solution automatically selects the optimal VNF and cloud resources and makes additional service suggestions that allow for upsell opportunities by leveraging advanced analytics. This advanced level of intelligence makes it appealing to all sizes of enterprises with the ability to grow from SD-WAN/NaaS offers to full enterprise digital cloud packages.

Netcracker Digital Customer Enablement.

Netcracker’s Digital Customer Enablement offering shows how service providers can quickly adapt to the challenges of the new digital age. It shows quick partner on-boarding to enrich service portfolios with next-generation digital products. It highlights the tools necessary for efficient sales and marketing activities and facilitates the management of intelligent, personalized and dynamic customer journeys regardless of interaction channel. The demo also shows how service providers can accurately charge, bill, collect and settle across trillions of transactions as well as real-time decision scenarios and operational efficiency with an embedded analytics engine.

NEC/Netcracker Smart City Operations

Public safety, massive IoT, industrial internet, connected health–these are just a few use cases that require sophisticated infrastructure, real-time management, AI-driven analytics and extremely high availability. The scenarios demonstrated at GITEX 2018 underscore the growing role of network automation that goes beyond conventional telecom use cases and focuses on an AI-driven operations approach to managing smart cities. They cover zero-touch operations at scale, real-time big data processing and AI-driven analytics, including security, as well as next-best actions enforced by next-gen OS.

Display solutions for Control & Command Center and professional workspaces include:

NEC InfinityBoard

The NEC InfinityBoard is an advanced meeting room solution with an interactive whiteboard canvas alongside superb built-in camera and high quality audio that enables corporations to save costs and boost productivity.

Hiperwall – Command and Control Center

Combining NEC hardware with Hiperwall software makes it easy and affordable to display content when and where it is needed. The result is a video wall and distributed visualization system that is ideally suited for many applications, including command and control, digital signage, education and entertainment.