BT Global Services

  1. What does your company/organization do?

    BT Global Services is the world’s leading network and cloud services integrator. We bring together business services from all the major cloud providers into one simple, scalable and secure managed service. We have the scale and vision to help organizations across the Americas harness technology for global transformation.
     
  2. When was it established?

    BT Group was established in 1969 and became privatized in 1984.
     
  3. What is the origin of your company/organization name? 

    BT is the world's oldest communications company, with a direct line of descent from the first national telecommunications undertaking. The Electric Telegraph Company incorporated in 1846, was the first to develop a nationwide communications network, making communications possible within minutes and hours instead of days and weeks

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  1. Who owns your company/organization?

    BT is a publically traded company.
     
  2. What is the main business focus of your Fairfax County office?

    Our focus in BT Global Services is solving the complex networked IT services needs of the world’s largest organizations. Our Fairfax County location is also home to our BT federal team and one of our global security operation centers.
  1. When did you open your Fairfax County office? 

    1994
     
  1. Who are your primary customers? 

    BT Global Services primarily focuses on serving the needs of multinational corporations headquartered out of, or doing business in, the United States.
     
  1. What sets you apart from your competitors? 

BT operates within a highly competitive and constantly evolving telecoms industry. What separates BT is our global scope and reach, the scale of which many of our competitors can’t replicate. BT has upwards of 87,000 employees, operates in over 170 different countries and has been a force in this industry for roughly 160 years. This international presence has allowed BT to develop a keen insight into how different markets operate and determine best practices at a regional level. With this global presence, BT is working everyday towards making the world a better place through the power of communication.

  1. What are the advantages of a Fairfax County location for your business/organization? 

A significant advantage of this location is its proximity to Washington D.C., and to the Dulles and Reagan airports. Also, with the Washington Metro now having a stop at the Reston office, travel into D.C. and the surrounding area is simple and convenient for our employees and clients.

  1. What direction do you see your company/organization heading in the next five years? 

BT plans to continue to grow as a leader in the telecommunications and information technology industry. Opportunities for future growth include a substantial increase in the need for BT’s cybersecurity expertise and cloud service integrator capabilities.

  1. Where is your company/organization located (Fairfax County address, phone number, Web site)? 

    11440 Commerce Park Drive
    Suite 100
    Reston, VA 20191
    +1 703 755-6225
    http://www.globalservices.bt.com/us/en/home