International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company through a merger of the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company.
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.