NICE Systems

When was your company established? 1986

What is the origin of your company name? NICE is an acronym for Neptune Intelligence Communication Equipment.

Who owns your company? NICE is publicly traded on NASDAQ, with no single owners of over 5% of the company's shares. Many institutions and mutual funds each hold a small percentage of the company.

What are the advantages of your Fairfax County location? In Fairfax County we are close to the federal government and major transportation hubs including Amtrak, Washington Dulles International Airport, Reagan National and Baltimore Washington International Airport.

What is the main business focus of your Fairfax County office? This location serves as headquarters for NICE’s Security Division.

Who are your primary customers? Our primary customers are looking for physical security solutions as well as incident management and analysis tools. These customers include federal, state and local governments as well as quasi governmental agencies.

What sets you apart from your competitors? The main differences between NICE and our competitors are: We have experience based on success in tens of thousands of projects worldwide. We have more than 24,000 implementations worldwide ranging from small to very large. This translates into having solutions that fit the market needs as well as having the right people to ensure successful deployment. Furthermore, our unique solutions allow our customers to detect potential threats automatically, quickly verify events,  and improve and automate the response process. To that end, we also provide tools to improve investigation and subsequent prosecution. Finally, our company has financial stability. We are here for the long run.

How many employees do you have and how many do you anticipate hiring in the next 12 months? NICE has more than 2300 employees worldwide. NICE employs 14 people at its Reston office and we expect growth here in the DC metro region over the next several years

Where do you see your business in five to 10 years?  NICE expects to maintain its leadership position in delivering robust security solutions that protects people, places and assets. Globally we will be a billion dollar company in few years.

Where is your company located? 11480 Commerce Park Dr, Suite 220, Reston, VA 20191, 703 464 1070, www.nice.com