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Port of Los Angeles Implements NICE Situator Security Management Solution to Enhance Situational Awareness, Safety, and Security

May 17, 2010

RA’ANANA, Israel, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — NICE Systems
Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE), a leading global provider of advanced solutions that
enable enterprises and security organizations to extract Insight from
Interactions, transactions and surveillance to drive business performance,
reduce risk and ensure safety, today announced that the Port or Los Angeles
has begun implementation of NICE Situator, an open platform situation
management solution. The NICE solution will provide an integrated command and
control platform to fuse, correlate and analyze information across disparate
security systems. In addition, it will enhance inter-agency collaboration and
response capabilities for the Port of Los Angeles.

The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest container port in the United
States
and one of the largest cruise ship centers on the U.S. West Coast,
transporting more than 850,000 passengers annually. NICE Situator will help
the Port improve its situational awareness and incident response capabilities
to ensure the safety and security of passengers and continuity of operations,
by fusing siloed systems into an integrated command and control platform, and
by correlating and analyzing these different sources of security information.

Through its integration capabilities, NICE Situator will also seamlessly
connect the Port of Los Angeles with external agencies to enhance the Port’s
ability to collaborate, share information and respond to incidents. In
addition, the Port will use Situator to automate its response plans for
managing incidents, ensuring that standard operating procedures and best
practices are always followed. All activity that is managed through NICE
Situator is also logged by the system, so Port officials will be able to see
what actions were taken, under what conditions, when and by whom.

“Security is unquestionably a top priority for us,” said Julia Kirwan,
the Port Police Technology Manager for the Port of Los Angeles. “NICE
Situator enhances our security capabilities by connecting the dots across all
of our available information sources, and by streamlining and coordinating
our response actions. It facilitates operational response so that field
personnel and incident commanders know what’s happening and what to do.”

“We are very honored to have been selected by The Port of Los Angeles for
this important security project,” said Chris Wooten, President, NICE Security
Americas. “The Port of Los Angeles is well-known for its progressive security
measures. The addition of NICE Situator, along with NICE’s market leading
domain expertise in securing ports, will help the Port leverage all of its
security technologies and resources to the fullest to ensure the safety and
security of the Port and its millions of passengers.”

NICE Situator is a situation management software platform that enables
automatic situation planning, response and analysis in real time, as well as
thorough post incident reviews and investigations. NICE Situator integrates
to a wide array of sensors and security systems, analyzing and correlating
information to help organizations connect the dots and improve situational
awareness, incident response and decision-making. NICE Situator’s generic
gateways and open architecture make it possible to integrate to virtually any
existing or future security device, system, or data source. Organizations
that deploy NICE Situator are not constrained to specific types or brands of
security solutions but rather can chose the solutions that best satisfy their
security needs. With NICE Situator, organizations can fuse many different
types of security devices and systems into a unified platform, including:
access control, video systems, perimeter intrusion sensors, location tracking
(RFID, GPS), panic buttons, environmental sensors, communication devices, and
much more. Through this integration, NICE Situator is able to present a
Common Operating Picture (COP), with real-time alerts and information from
all integrated systems displayed on an intuitive multi-Iayered Geographical
Information System (GIS)-based interface, enabling security operators to
continuously monitor and interact with systems, people and assets for a
higher level of situational awareness. NICE Situator also provides a
framework for automating complex response workflows and standard operating
procedures (SOPs).

About the Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles, Southern California’s gateway to international
commerce, is located in San Pedro Bay, just 20 miles south of downtown Los
Angeles
. This booming seaport is the nation’s largest container seaport and
is also known for its groundbreaking environmental initiatives, progressive
security measures and diverse recreational and educational facilities. A
department of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles encompasses
7500 acres, 43 miles of waterfront and features 27 cargo terminals, including
dry and liquid bulk, container, breakbulk, automobile and omni facilities.
Combined, these terminals handle more than 157 million metric revenue tons of
cargo annually. In 2009, the Port moved an impressive 6.7 million TEUs. The
Port is the busiest port in the United States by container volume, the 16th
busiest container port in the world and the 7th busiest internationally when
combined with the neighboring Port of Long Beach. The Port of Los Angeles is
among the largest cruise ship centers on the West Coast of the United States
and contains three ship berths transporting over 850,000 passengers annually.
The newly renovated World Cruise Center is claimed to be “the nation’s most
secure cruise passenger complex.” As the leading seaport in North America in
terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates 1.1
million jobs in California and $21.5 billion in tax revenue throughout the
United States
. More information at http://www.portoflosangeles.org.

About NICE Systems

NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) is the leading provider of Insight from
Interactions solutions and value-added services, powered by advanced
analytics of unstructured multimedia content – from telephony, web, radio and
video communications. NICE’s solutions address the needs of the enterprise
and security markets, enabling organizations to operate in an insightful and
proactive manner, and take immediate action to improve business and
operational performance and ensure safety and security. NICE has over 24,000
customers in more than 150 countries, including more than 80 of the Fortune
100 companies. More information is available at http://www.nice.com.

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are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NICE Systems Ltd. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements as that term is
defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such
forward-looking statements, including the statements by Messer Wooten, are
based on the current expectations of the management of NICE-Systems Ltd. (the
Company) only, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that
could cause the actual results or performance of the Company to differ
materially from those described herein, including but not limited to the
impact of the global economic environment on the Company’s customer base
(particularly financial services firms) and the resulting uncertainties;
changes in technology and market requirements; decline in demand for the
Company’s products; inability to timely develop and introduce new
technologies, products and applications; difficulties or delays in absorbing
and integrating acquired operations, products, technologies and personnel;
loss of market share; pressure on pricing resulting from competition; and
inability to maintain certain marketing and distribution arrangements. For a
more detailed description of the risk factors and uncertainties affecting the
company, refer to the Company’s reports filed from time to time with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s Annual Report on
Form 20-F. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are
made as of the date of this press release, and the Company undertakes no
obligation to update or revise them, except as required by law.

    Corporate Media
    Galit Belkind
    NICE Systems
    +1-877-245-7448
    galit.belkind@nice.com

    Investors
    Daphna Golden
    NICE Systems
    +1-877-245-7449
    ir@nice.com

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