SDN Blog

Sen. John Thune / Dakota State University / Michael Shlanta

Every parent experiences moments where pride and fear can collide. I felt one of those potentially explosive moments at Sen. John Thune’s packed event at Dakota State University last week. When the senator opened for student questions, I looked back and saw my son, Michael, at the microphone. Read More»

Internship, Training, Mentorship, Experiences

Caitlin Uthe credits her internship at SDN Communications for helping prepare her for a full-time job in the telecommunications industry. Read More»

MEF-CECP Certified Employees

Four more SDN Communications employees have earned a the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet Professional Certification. That brings the number of certified engineers at SDN to 12 - the most of any broadband provider in the Sioux Falls area. Read More»

High School Intern, Danial Madson

During the past several years, SDN Communications has really built up its internship program for college students. Sioux Falls-based SDN’s internship program is more than a good corporate deed. It helps the company attract and groom good future employees. Read More»

Theron McChesney SDN Communications Business Intelligence

As a business intelligence specialist at SDN Communications, Theron McChesney looks for ways to put research to good use. His objective is to produce good market and product research to help improve SDN’s business processes and to enhance the customer experience. Read More»

Gary Glissendorf, SDN Communications Network Architect

Gary Glissendorf played a key role in the development and launch of SDN’s Managed DDoS Protection Service, which helps clients ward off Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that can clog or damage systems. Read More»

Jake VanDewater, SDN Communications Director of Network Operations

Jake VanDewater is among the experts at SDN Communications who spend their work days making sure the Sioux Falls-based company’s business and organization clients have access to effective cybersecurity services. Read More»

Experienced telecom executive joins SDN team in Minnesota

Ryan Dutton, SDN Communications Sales Executive

SDN's expanded network is ready for businesses in southern Minnesota and now has an experienced, telecom sales executive to work with them. Ryan Dutton is someone who knows the industry well. Read More»

Melanie Sage

Melanie Sage brings vast and valuable experience to her new role as a wholesale account executive with SDN Communications. She has 13 years of prior experience with SDN in other positions and five years in sales jobs with other companies. Read More»

Elev8 Leadership Training Rock Climbing

Companies that provide leadership training can benefit from increased employee loyalty and reduced turnover. Providing training can also help companies identify possible problem areas developing within the organization. Read More»