SINGAPORE, June 20, 2011 – NEC Asia Pacific (“NEC APAC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation (HQ: Japan), has inked an exclusive agreement with Anacle Systems Pte Ltd (“Anacle”), a Singapore-based technology firm to jointly market Anacle’s proprietary energy management solutions under the Starlight™ brand. NEC APAC, as a leading IT and network solutions provider and systems integrator, will build the best-of-breed energy management solutions and systems for public institutions and private enterprises in the Asia Pacific region leveraging on Anacle’s technologies and solutions.
For more than a century, NEC has been at the cutting-edge of research and development, providing world-class innovations required to meet the growing technological needs fuelled by the growing convergence of IT and communications. NEC continues to evolve to meet the changing demands of society, breaking frontiers in R&D to create innovative technologies including environment and energy solutions, such as meter data management, energy storage, electric vehicle charging as well as energy management systems. NEC’s environment and energy technologies and solutions help generate green energy and enable an energy savings society, through energy system visualization and control, and effective utilization of off-peak and distributed energy sources.
Anacle, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Singapore, provides consultancy and innovative technological solutions in the fields of enterprise asset, property and energy management. Its solutions, deployed by industry leaders across Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Europe, have helped clients enhance their operational efficiency, boost their workforce productivity, improve the control and visibility across the enterprise, and built their long term competitiveness.This strategic alliance will strengthen and complement both parties’ energy management solutions portfolios and help to expand their footprint in the Asia Pacific region. With NEC APAC taking the lead to market and build the best-of-breed energy management solutions and systems, Anacle will focus on the strategic research and development of its solutions and products.
Kiyofumi Kusaka, CEO of NEC Asia Pacific says, “NEC, as a leading systems integrator, actively seeks and engages competent and reliable technology partners in this region, to construct the best-of-breed solutions and systems for our clients. We are thrilled to form this alliance with Anacle whose corporate vision, technologies and solutions align with NEC’s, and we look forward to jointly present top-quality green and eco-friendly technologies, ideas and solutions to our customers.”
“It is an immense honour for us to have the opportunity to form this partnership with NEC. NEC is a global industry leader and a pioneer in energy saving and efficiency solutions; the alliance will afford our technologies access to a much wider audience, exposure to the high and exacting standards of NEC’s products, and ultimately greater value to our customers.” said Alex Lau, CEO, Anacle Systems Pte Ltd.
About Anacle Systems
Anacle Systems provides Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Energy Management solutions for multiple vertical industries including commercial real estate, healthcare, oil & gas, petrochemical, government, pharmaceutical, and discrete and process manufacturing. Anacle’s products are well trusted by leading global brands such as Singapore Airlines and Keppel Corporation. Based out of Singapore, Anacle Systems is supported by an extensive global network of established partners. For more information, please visit http://www.anacle.com.
About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
About NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (NEC APAC)
Singapore-based NEC Asia Pacific is the regional headquarters for NEC Corporation (HQ: Japan) in the Asia Pacific region (South and Southeast Asia, and Oceania). As a leading infocomm technology provider and systems integrator offering regional sales and services support and consultancy, NEC APAC develops solutions on carrier network, global identity, RFID, enterprise server, unified communications, multimedia display, and contact centre, as well as provides outsourcing and managed services.
To leverage on its technological expertise in the field of public safety, NEC APAC has established a regional competency centre (public safety) to expand its capabilities and expertise to support businesses in the Asia Pacific region.
In line with the NEC Group Vision to realize an information society friendly to humans and the earth, NEC also embarks on corporate social responsibilities (CSR) initiatives to support and “make a difference” to the Nature (environment), Education and Community. For more information, please visit www.nec.com.sg.