More than 80 VIP-resellers attend annual NEC Computers’ EMEA partner conference in Sofia, Bulgaria

от 27/04/2007

Puteaux, 27th April 2007 – Key regional partners from more than 35 different countries attended
NEC Computers’ Reseller Event titled “That’s why NEC innovates” (Italy, Netherlands, Greece,
Egypt, Malta, Romania, Qatar, Spain, Serbia, Tunisia, Portugal, Algeria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece,
Morocco, Hungary, Czech Republic, Russia, Senegal, Belgium, Luxemburg, Bahrain, Germany,
Albania, South Africa, United Kingdom, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Brazil, Jordan, Lebanon,
Cyprus, Poland, Dubai).

The event, held from the 24th to the 27th in Bulgaria, is one of the many opportunities of
NEC Computers to meet their local partners around the EMEA region, share the NEC Corporate
vision and channel strategy. In addition to presentations from key NEC Computers’ EMEA experts,
there were dedicated workshops with live demonstrations of the latest technology being offered by
NEC Computers. The focus was on the latest server and storage technologies, business solutions and
the recently launched PC virtualization solution integrating the VoIP, the Virtual PC Centre.

“This NEC Computers partners event was once again an excellent occasion to reinforce the
relationship of proximity with our customers. Overall feedback from the partners has been very
positive with regards to the NEC Academy Workshops on our offers, & particularly on the
innovative ‘The Virtual PC Centre’ solution,” commented Jean-Claude Tagger, President & CEO,
NEC Computers. “The concept of interactive workshops and one to one meetings in such an event
gives the chance to seize business opportunities, network, share insights and to be challenged by
our customers.”

The event was attended by more than 80 key decision makers from all the NEC Computers’
channel partners around EMEA and VIP representatives from Intel, Microsoft, VMWare and the EMEA
management from NEC Computers.

Mr Tetsuya Fujita representing the parent company, NEC Corporation, attended the event
to personally welcome and meet the partners.

"NEC is committed to expand their global international presence. We can realize this only
thanks to the support of our channel partners." said Mr. Fujita, NEC Corporation. "Events like these
allow us to share our global strategy and to support our partners in growing their NEC business.”
The conference was also a real opportunity for the other NEC subsidiaries to present their
offers and their involvement in the NEC Group:

- NEC High Performance Computing Europe, leading solutions provider and IT systems
integrator, answering to the requests of Research investment and Industry.

- NEC Philips Unified Solutions, a joint venture between NEC Corporation and Royal Philips
Electronics in enterprise communications.

The conference lasted over two days and was spread over two separate sessions: the
morning sessions included corporate presentations on strategy, roadmaps on the complete range of
products and solutions. Afternoon sessions included workshops on the different products &
solutions and personalized meetings between the management of NEC Computers and the
individual partners to help address specific opportunities or special projects.
Moreover NEC Computers had the pleasure to welcome from Mr Plaman Vachkov, Chairman
of the Bulgarian Agency for IT and Communications and from Mr Boiko Borisov, Mayor of Sofia, two
important figureheads of Bulgaria.