SDN Blog

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»

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»

Hawthorne Elementary Thank You

Seventy third-graders at Hawthorne Elementary School in Sioux Falls were at risk of missing out on a field trip to the Washington Pavilion last spring. Many couldn’t come up with the $2.50 they each needed for the outing. Read More»

SDN New Employee Mentoring

Sioux Falls-based SDN’s new mentorship program is designed to connect new staff members with established colleagues outside their department. Read More»

2016 SDN Interns

Members of the 2016 class of interns came from several South Dakota colleges. Dakota State University in Madison, which specializes in computer-technology programs, has the most (five). But SDN offers diverse business opportunities for interns and career-seekers. Read More»

SDN Customer Satisfaction Continues To Grow

Without good customer service, great products can lose value. Even the best offerings might go unused. The development of positive and trusting relationships between customers and representatives of a company’s sales and technical teams are crucial to the smooth delivery of telecommunications products. Read More»

Oklahoma native to take over as SDN’s top lawyer


Nancy Johnson brings 15 years of legal experience and a fresh geographic perspective to her duties with SDN Communications. Johnson started in April as the vice president of legal and in-house counsel for SDN in Sioux Falls. She moved from her home state of Oklahoma to South Dakota to take the job. Read More»