Hurricane Harvey has left a path of destruction along the southern parts of the Texas and Louisiana coasts and there are currently major fires ongoing in the majority of the northwestern states and California that are devastating thousands of acres along with many towns. Projections for Hurricane Irma indicate similar devastation for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida and the Southeast. To assist our customers, NEC is implementing the 2017 Emergency Assistance and Relief Program.
This Program is designed to help you recover as quickly and completely as possible. NEC understands that when your communications systems are down, your business shuts down. It is very important to get them up and running as quickly as possible.
The Program offers customers with damaged communications and data center (servers & storage) systems in declared Emergency and Major Disaster areas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) special financing, payment terms, and select waived implementation fees.
Also, a great interim solution, as well as long term option, is NEC’s UNIVERGE BLUE Business Cloud Services to get you immediately connected. A softphone can easily be loaded onto your mobile device until you can get your on-premises solution back up and running. Through this program, NEC is waiving implementation/activation fees on UNIVERGE BLUE Cloud Services for disaster affected customers.
In addition to NEC’s Emergency Assistance and Relief Program, we remind you that your acquisition of new equipment and/or software should qualify for the Section 179 deduction. Section 179 can provide you with significant tax relief for this 2017 tax year. To learn more and calculate your potential deduction savings, refer to – Section179.org.
We hope that this Program will help with your recovery efforts and make the process a little easier. Our hearts and deepest sympathies are with the families and victims of this devastating natural disaster. We are here to help in any way that we can!
If you are an existing NEC customer and have experienced damage or equipment issues due to storm related causes please visit this web page for more information.