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TMCNet:  NEC Canada Inc. Signs Distribution Agreement with Featurecom, Inc. for SL1100 Communications Solution

[March 02, 2017]

NEC Canada Inc. Signs Distribution Agreement with Featurecom, Inc. for SL1100 Communications Solution

North York, Ontario, Canada-based Featurecom, Inc., a major independent distributor of telephony products since 1996, has partnered with NEC (News - Alert) Canada Inc. (NEC), to distribute NEC's popular SL1100 communications platform, ideally suited to the diverse needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMB). NEC, a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, will expand the availability of the already popular and well-received SL1100 product line to all interconnects and integrators in Canada through Featurecom.

The SL1100 offers a wide range of intuitive features that can be tailored to an individual's role. The platform offers desktop phones, wireless handsets and a range of applications plus shortcuts that speed up working processes. Time-saving applications empower company employees to become more productive, a cornerstone of NEC communication offerings and a central tenet of NEC's approach to improving unified communications, part of NEC's Smart Enterprise solutions. The Smart Enterprise suite is an IT platform infrastructure that allows companies to have a more predictive business, operating at a lower cost, and empowering them to be more competitive.

"Having sold thousands of systems over the past 20+ years, I can truly say that being able to offer the NEC SL1100 to our existing channel is game changing," said Steve Geraci, president of Featurecom. "NEC has really put all the pieces and value added programs together. They coincide exactly with what Canada's SMB-oriented business environment needs and wants. All of our value-added dealers pride themselves on delivering the best value to their customer base, and now that the SL1100 is available to everyone, they will really have a field day."

Don Stewart, vice president of NEC Canada, stated, "We are delighted to partner with Featurecom and to broaden the availability of our highly successful SL1100 platform in the Canadian SMB market. Building a strong channel is a key sales focus for NEC, and we anticipate working with Featurecom to add more integrators and installers that will deploy more SL1100 platforms in Canada. Adding a highly competitive and complete product to their portfolio will help their existing customer base grow. We are looking forward to our mutual success"

As of March 1st, 2017, NEC SL1100 products can be purchased from Featurecom. All products in Canada are ready for shipment to Installers and integrators everywhere in the country.

About Featurecom, Inc.

Featurecom, Inc. is one of North America's leading distributors of telecommunication equipment, with over 21 years of industry experience. Featurecom is an independent distributor with stocked warehouses, shipping from both the US & Canada. Featurecom knows what goes into complex telecom solutions. The know-how extends beyond sales and includes support, specialized design, configuration, technical knowledge of many brands of telecommunications equipment, provided by a dedicated service team that is unsurpassed in the industry.

About NEC Canada, Inc.

NEC is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC delivers integrated Solutions for Society that are aligned with our customers' priorities to create new value for people, businesses and society, with a special focus on safety, security and efficiency. We deliver one of the industry's strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics and technology solutions that unleash customers' productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its best-in-class solutions and technology, and leverages a robust partner ecosystem to solve today's most complex business problems. NEC Canada, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 160 countries and $25 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

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