Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science (CS) department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.
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.