SDN Blog

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»

Email and the Internet are the most important communications and informational tools used by people who work online. The steadily increasing use of digital technology underscores the importance of keeping Internet systems up and running, which is a specialty of SDN Communications. Read More»

Netflix - Over-The-Top video

Revolution is too strong a description, but providers’ content-delivery methods and consumers’ video-viewing habits certainly are changing. Increasingly, viewers have the flexibility to watch what they want, when they want and how they want. Read More»

The Sioux Falls School District will begin the third year of its Student Technology Initiative in September with more broadband power than ever. Education officials determined last school year that middle schools, in particular, needed more Internet connection speed, and they will get it. Read More»

SDN Data Center

The soaring volume of electronic information moving through traditional corporate data centers and the mysterious-sounding network of off-site centers known as “the cloud” has gotten difficult to comprehend. Read More»

GIG Service - Drinking From A Fire Hose

Internet providers, including some that serve the Upper Midwest, have been promoting the availability of 1 gigabit service for their residential customers. But do you really need it? Read More»

Now that data breaches have become common, cybersecurity is growing into a booming business.A few innovative companies are emerging as the growing, international leaders in providing the equipment and expertise to help businesses protect electronic information. Fortinet Inc. is one of them. Read More»

Ethernet Connection

SDN Communications offered Ethernet communications technology to government institutions and businesses in South Dakota for about nine years, and demand for the service has been steadily increasing. Read More»