Tel Aviv University (TAU) (Hebrew: ?????????? ???????? Universitat Tel Aviv) is a public university located in Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel. With nearly 30,000 students, TAU is Israel's largest university. Located in Israel's cultural, financial and industrial core, Tel Aviv University is a major center of teaching and research, comprising 9 faculties, 27 schools, 98 departments and 128 research institutes and centers. Its origins go back to 1956, when three research institutes – the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, the Institute of Natural Sciences, and the Institute of Jewish Studies – joined together to form the University of Tel Aviv. Initially operated by the Tel Aviv municipality, the university was granted autonomy in 1963. The university also maintains academic supervision over the Center for Technological Design in Holon, the New Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, and the Afeka College of Engineering in Tel Aviv. The Wise Observatory is located in Mitzpe Ramon.
Oblicore, Inc. provides service level management software. Its flagship product, Oblicore automates, activates and accelerates the monitoring, reporting, and management of the service portfolio and service level agreements for enterprises and service providers. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.
Ness Technologies, Inc. provides digital transformation and custom software product engineering services. It designs and builds digital platforms and software that help organizations engage customers, differentiate their brands, and drive revenue growth. The company was founded by Morris Wolfson in 1999 and is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.
Mximo Mobile Ltd. develops business-to-business mobile commerce solutions. It enables brands and retailers to easily launch a unique mobile native catalog and Shop App at a short time to market and at a performance based pricing model. The company was founded in 2011 by Nurit Shevi and is headquartered in Yokneam, Israel.
Maayan Ventures Ltd. is a technological incubator investing in early stage start-up companies. It specializes in developing early stage high-tech ventures in fields, such as medical devices, materials, homeland security, cleantech, IT and communication and water. The company also specializes in establishing, branding and marketing new technological innovations. Approximately 50 portfolio companies currently operate in the framework of Maayan Ventures and its incubators in Omer, Sde-Boker and Dimona. It holds shares in Capital Point - a publicly traded company on the TASE owning 2 peripheral incubators in Ofakim and Katzrin. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Herzliya, Israel.
On February 4, 2013, Verint Systems Inc. ("Verint") completed its acquisition of Comverse Technology, Inc. ("CTI") in a merger transaction whereby CTI was merged with and into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Verint (the "Merger"). CTI shares ceased trading this same day.
The Merger was consummated pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") dated August 12, 2012. Under the Merger Agreement, CTI shareholders will receive 0.1298 shares of Verint common stock for each share of CTI common stock held by them.
CTI shareholders who hold their shares in "street name" through a bank or broker should automatically receive Verint shares in exchange for their CTI shares and should contact their bank or broker with any questions. CTI shareholders who are registered holders will receive instructions from American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the exchange agent for the transaction, on how to exchange their CTI shares for Verint shares