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Leading Japanese Insurance Provider, AXA to Implement NICE’s VoIP Solutions in Four Sites


Solution selected for unmatched reliability and scalability for mission critical, distributed VoIP environments

Ra’anana, Israel, October 18, 2006 - NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) , the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions™ to drive performance, today announced that it has been selected by AXA Non-life Insurance Company Ltd., Japan, to supply its VoIP solution to centralize recording of customer interactions in its multi-site environment. The order was received through NICE channel partner IT FOR.

NICE’s unified architecture enables AXA Non-life Insurance Company Ltd to implement centralized recording for hybrid capture of TDM and VoIP customer interactions, across four sites. The solution will also capture interactions on IP and digital phones from various leading vendors. AXA Non-life Insurance Company Ltd will benefit from NICE’s system resilience, advanced redundancy capabilities, and a suite of applications for liability and risk management.

After a rigorous selection process, AXA Non-life Insurance Company Ltd. has selected NICE for a multi-site VoIP environment, to address challenges as a financial services provider .

“We are happy to have been chosen by AXA, one of Japan’s leading financial services companies,” said Doron Ben-Sira, President of NICE APAC. “NICE is leading the market in large-scale, mission-critical deplo yments of VoIP recording. Our VoIP solutions along with our advanced applications for quality monitoring, liability and interactions analytics have become the de-facto choice for organizations whether operating in pure VoIP or hybrid environments.”

“Furthermore, the NICE Perform Compliance Suite is proving to be a unique competitive differentiator, as financial services organizations are seeking to harness the power of interaction analytics to address key challenges in regulatory compliance, risk management, and corporate governance,” he continued.

About AXA Non-Life Insurance Japan
AXA Non-Life Insurance Company Limited (AXA Direct Japan) is a member of the AXA Group companies in Japan and has been doing business closely with AXA Japan Holding and AXA Life Insurance. AXA Non-Life Insurance sell s its automobile product s through their own contact centers, e-brokers, agents, FAX OCR and web site. Group products are sold through the sale network of AXA Life. Currently, there are four call centers located in different regions within Japan with more than 400 agents and 100 administrative staff working in the organization. Further information can be obtained from the company website:
About AXA
AXA Group is a worldwide leader in Financial Protection. AXA’s operations are diverse geographically, with major operations in Western Europe, North America and the Asia/Pacific area. AXA had Euro 1,064 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2005. For full year 2005, IFRS revenues amounted to Euro 72 billion and IFRS underlying earnings amounted to Euro 3,258 billion. The AXA ordinary share is listed and trades under the symbol AXA on the Paris Stock Exchange. The AXA American Depository Share is also listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol AXA.

About NICE
NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE) is the leading provider of Insight from Interactions™ solutions, based on advanced analytics of unstructured multimedia content – from telephony, Web, radio and video communications. NICE is revolutionizing VoIP interactions management with state-of-the-art solutions for IP contact centers, branches, and command and control centers. NICE’s solutions are changing the way organizations make decisions, helping them improve business and operational performance, address security threats and be proactive. NICE has over 24,000 customers in 100 countries, including over 75 of the Fortune 100 companies. More information is available at

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