NEC Recognized as 2015 Breakthrough Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks
Tokyo & London, February 8, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it was recognized during the Juniper Networks IDEAS/Connected 2016 conference as the 2015 Breakthrough Partner of the Year.
Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Juniper Networks Partner of the Year awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include many factors such as growth rate of product sales, size of customer wins, and execution of training and marketing activities.
"Juniper's expanded relationship with NEC has helped to open up new opportunities with major customer wins, resulting in a breakthrough sales achievement in 2015," said Brian Rosenberg, vice president of Global Strategic Alliances at Juniper Networks. "Juniper is pleased to recognize strategic partners like NEC who work tirelessly to drive transformation within our customers' businesses by leveraging the innovation and strengths of both industry-leading companies."
"NEC greatly values the relationship we have built with Juniper Networks over the years through multiple project successes," said Masahiro Ikeno, vice president, Global Business Unit, NEC Corporation. "The global partnership between Juniper and NEC provides our customers with a wonderful combination of Juniper's innovative technology and NEC's systems integration and commercial creativity."
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