Broadcom Corporation is an American fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California. Broadcom was founded by a professor-student pair Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. In 1995, the company moved from its Westwood, Los Angeles, office to Irvine, California. In 1998, Broadcom became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange and now employs approximately 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries.
NICE Systems, Limited 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. On July 28, 2009, Ze'ev Bregman was appointed as CEO, replacing Haim Shani, who stepped down to become the general manager of the Ministry of Finance of the State of Israel.