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NEC's SDN switches take Best of Show Award at Interop Tokyo 2015

*** For immediate use June 10, 2015

Tokyo, June 10, 2015 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that its PF5340-32QP and PF5340-48XP-6Q software-defined networking (SDN) compatible switches received the Best of Show Grand Prix Award in software-defined infrastructure (SDI) at Interop Tokyo 2015, Asia's largest network computing event. NEC regards this award as further recognition of its advanced technological strength.

These SDN compatible switches enable network configurations equivalent to several thousand server racks, aimed at the large data centers operated by telecom carriers and service providers.

The PF5340-32QP is an aggregation switch that integrates multiple racks with 32 40GbE ports. The PF5340-48XP-6Q is a Top of Rack (ToR) switch with a 48-port 10GbE interface for consolidating servers.

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