SDN Blog

Network Certified MEF 2.0

SDN Communications has achieved a level of networking certification that will help its business clients pursue local, regional and global opportunities. Read More»

DDoS Attacks

A month’s worth of persistent and potentially more crippling attacks on a network could cost $900 or more. And the identity of the party responsible for the attack will be protected in anonymity. Read More»

SD Atty. General Marty Jackley with Frank Abagnale, Courtesy AARP SD

His youthful exploits as a con man and check forger made Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. famous. His life was dramatized in the 2002 hit movie “Catch Me If You Can,” which was inspired by a popular book he co-authored. Abagnale is now working with AARP and recently offered advice during a presentation in Sioux Falls. Read More»

Mark Benton, Midstate Communications

Community service is encouraged by example rather than by mandate at Midstate Communications in Kimball, S.D. Read More»

US Senate Commerce Committee Field Hearing

In a 2014 report, the U.S. intelligence community listed cyberattacks as the top risk to the nation’s security. Cyber risks were ranked as an even greater threat than terrorism or transnational organized crime. Read More»

Mark Shlanta, SDN Communications CEO

SDN Communications CEO Mark Shlanta will testify to that as an invited guest of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee field hearing Sept. 3 at Dakota State University in Madison. Read More»

Burstable Internet by SDN Communications

In recent months, Burstable Internet has moved from the back shelf to the front line of high-tech services that SDN Communications offers. Read More»

JIBO

These are exciting times for gadget geeks. All sorts of new gizmos are entering the market. One that’s been getting quite a bit of attention is the JIBO, which is being promoted as a social robot for home use. It’s a connected device about the size of a coffee pot with a swiveling top that makes it capable of following action and taking photos and videos. Read More»

Student connectivity; E-Rate Funding

The growing importance of the Internet to education steadily has increased the need for bandwidth at schools and libraries. Making sure that students can tap into the bandwidth is a more recent challenge. Read More»

Mobile Devices

You know the feeling. You’re at a crowded venue trying to text a friend, send a photo or simply pull up a web page. All you get is the eternal spinning wheel. Nothing goes through. Even with an unlimited data package, if the data network is maxed out by users, no one connects. Read More»