SDN Blog

SDN Switch Room - Before

A significant upgrade in telephone switching equipment at SDN Communications provides striking visual evidence of how the tools of technology are getting smaller as well as better. Read More»

WAN or SD-WAN for businesses?

The SD-WAN market is predicted to grow by 69 percent annually to become an $8 billion market by 2021. So which enterprises are most suitable? Read More»

semi trucks platooning on highway

South Dakota Department of Transportation employees are working with neighboring states to test high-tech trucks on the interstate. They’ll be radar-controlled and follow each other at a distance other drivers might consider tailgating. Read More»

McAfee 2019 Cyberattack tactic flow chart

I often feel a little uneasy after reading about the latest cybersecurity threats. McAfee Labs' report for the new year was no different as it revealed rumblings from the cyber underground suggest hackers increasingly are working together to launch more effective attacks. Read More»

Steer at sale barn

Internet-based transactions drive half the U.S. economy, according to a study conducted for the Foundation for Rural Service, and cyber contributions to the gross domestic product are growing. Read More»

Crews pull fiber optic lines and plow into the ground in rural areas

A chance encounter with someone at a store in Sioux Falls led Jerry Andersen to a career of 44 years - and counting - in the telecommunications industry. Read More»

selecting insurance service for business cybersecurity protection

To help protect themselves financially, some businesses are buying cyber insurance. It’s a relatively new offering that can help cover expenses related to incident response, legal defense and business interruption. Read More»

Engineer hand using tablet with machine real time monitoring system software.

Estimates suggest that as many as one-third of working Americans already participate in the gig economy (I’m among them), and the total is expected to increase. Read More»

Lunch with SD's 2019 Legislators in SDN Boardroom

Improved communication systems are a big factor that helps make nontraditional schedules and remote work easier, even in government. Read More»

Map of new SDN Communications members in the St. James and Worthington areas

SDN Communications has added two broadband partners to its Minnesota network, which will improve business broadband reach into two counties of that state – Nobles and Watonwan. Read More»