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NICE Awarded ‘Best Intelligent Video Solution’ by Government Security News

December 16, 2013

NICE customers also receive top accolades in GSN Homeland Security Awards.

Ra’anana, Israel, December 16, 2013 – NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that Situator Express has been named the Best Intelligent Video Solution in theGovernment Security News (GSN) Homeland Security Awards, and four NICE customers were recognized as “Most Notable” for their security programs. The GSN awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements of security vendors and government agencies at the federal, state and municipal levels.

Situator Express received recognition for its “ability to transform video surveillance into a complete security management solution.” This solution fuses the NiceVision IP video solution with additional security systems to provide unified situational awareness. It enables organizations to focus on their core security challenges, providing the right insights to the right people at the right time.

Four NICE customers also received accolades in their respective categories. Their achievements are based on the implementation of NICE Situator, a PSIM solution that enables situation planning, response, and analysis:

Most Notable Airport/Aviation Security Program

  • Miami International Airport – PLATINUM

Most Notable Municipal/County Security Program

  • San Diego Public Utilities – Water Treatment Security PSIM – PLATINUM

Most Notable Maritime/Seaport Security Program

  • Houston Ship Channel / Harris County Sheriff’s Office – GOLD

Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Security Program

  • Duke Energy Critical Infrastructure Program – SILVER

“The homeland security field has been the scene of an unprecedented proliferation of brilliant security technologies in IT and physical security,” said Jacob Goodwin, Editor-in-Chief, GSN Magazine. “We are pleased to recognize NICE Systems for its contribution to this domain through its video surveillance and PSIM solutions, which are helping numerous government agencies secure people and assets on a daily basis.”

“We are honored to have been recognized by GSN in the Best Intelligent Video Surveillance award categories this year,” said Yaron Tchwella, President of the NICE Security Group. “We are equally delighted to see several of our NICE Situator customers receive top honors for their security programs. The combination of these awards further demonstrates our capabilities in delivering innovative solutions to the market that customers are using to safeguard people and assets. We’re pleased that we can help organizations overcome the many challenges in managing complex, multi-agency security operations across a range of customer needs.”

NICE’s security solutions help organizations capture, analyze and leverage big data to anticipate, manage and mitigate security and safety risks, improve operations, and make the world a safer place. The NICE security, intelligence and cyber offerings provide valuable insights that enable enterprises and governments to take the best action at the right time by correlating structured and unstructured data from multiple sensors and channels, detecting irregular patterns, and recognizing trends. NICE Security solutions are used by thousands of customers worldwide, including transportation systems, critical infrastructure, city centers, banks, enterprises and government agencies.

About NICE Systems

NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) is the worldwide leading provider of software solutions that enable organizations to take the next best action in order to improve customer experience and business results, ensure compliance, fight financial crime, and safeguard people and assets. NICE’s solutions empower organizations to capture, analyze, and apply, in real time, insights from both structured and unstructured Big Data. This data comes from multiple sources, including phone calls, mobile apps, emails, chat, social media, video, and transactions. NICE solutions are used by over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 80 of the Fortune 100 companies.

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