Media Alert – For immediate use November 3, 2010

NEC to Present at PASS Summit 2010 on Mission Critical Microsoft SQL Server Availability Choices

Irving, TX, November 3, 2010

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NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced communications, networking and IT solutions, today announced that Mike Mitsch, general manager, IT Platform Group, will be presenting at PASS Summit 2010 in Seattle. The session will educate attendees on achieving continuous availability in Microsoft SQL Server environments.

This presentation will explore strategies and techniques to achieve continuous availability for unplanned outage running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 on Intel x7500 and x5600 Series systems. The presentation will also include availability considerations for running SQL Server and Hyper-V on fault tolerant systems.  

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Partner Theater
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. PT
Seattle, Washington

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Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, network and communications products and solutions for service carriers, Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare, Government, Education and Hospitality. NEC Corporation of America delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with operations in 30 countries and more than $38.5 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit

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