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Founded1986; 33 years ago (1986)
Key people
David Kostman (Chairman), Barak Eilam (President & CEO)
RevenueIncrease $1.015 billion (2016)
Increase $134.2 million (2016)
Increase $116.9 million (2016)[1]
Number of employees
4,930 (2016)[2]
SubsidiariesNICE Systems Ltd.
NICE Systems Inc.
NICE Actimize Ltd.

NICE Ltd. (Hebrew: נייס‎) is an Israel-based company, specialising in telephone voice recording, data security, and surveillance, as well as systems that analyse this recorded data.

The company serves various industries, such as financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, outsourcers, retail, media, travel, service providers, and utilities.

The company's shares are traded on NASDAQ as well as on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange; where it is part of the TA-25 Index.[3]

Barak Eilam became CEO in April 2014, replacing Zeevi Bregman. Eilam previously headed the company's Americas division.[4][5] As of December 31, 2016 the company had 4,936 employees.[2]


NICE was founded in 1986 as Neptune Intelligence Computer Engineering (NICE) by 7 Israeli former army colleagues. The company initially focused on developing technology for security and defense applications, but soon refocused their efforts on civilian applications, mainly for contact center, financial services and business intelligence markets.[6]

In 2017, an unprotected Amazon S3 storage device, accessed by an employee of NICE Systems, was breached causing “As many as 14 million records” from Verizon-Wireless to be compromised.

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  1. ^ "NICE Ltd. (NICE)". Yahoo! Finance. 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "NICE SYSTEMS LTD (NICE:Tel Aviv)". The Wall Street Journal . 2 June 2017. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
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  4. ^ Scheer, Steven (February 4, 2014). "Nice Systems names Americas chief Barak Eilam as CEO". Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Nice Systems' (NICE) CEO Barak Eilam on Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript". Seeking Alpha. May 8, 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  6. ^ "NICE Marks 20th Anniversary". NICE News. March 2006. Archived from the original on October 22, 2007. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  7. ^ Verizon partner data breach exposes millions of customer records
  8. ^ "Verizon confirms customer data hacked". The Gazette. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Massive Verizon data breach exposes up to 14 million accounts". Mashable. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Verizon data breach: 14 million customers reportedly exposed". 12 July 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.

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