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Topic: Managed Router

  1. Midwestern Mechanical grows its business with help from SDN
    As the IT administrator for Midwestern Mechanical, Inc., Matt Allen needs a good, reliable partner to help keep communications technology at the growing company operating smoothly and securely.
  2. Updated portal gives businesses easy access to useful data
    Detailed information in SDN Communications' customer portal gives companies the ability to assess internet usage, analyze secure, data-transmitting techniques, schedule networking tasks, and more.
  3. Infographic: Managed vs. Unmanaged Services
    Achieve a consistent, reliable and secure environment while not breaking the bank. Consider cost, availability and expertise while making your decision about managed services for your business.
  4. SDN team races to bank’s rescue after equipment failure
    Shari Lund is thrilled with the fast and effective service that SDN Communications provided to replace a key piece of networking equipment at her bank.
  5. Phishing, smishing, vishing and other confusing security terms
    There are other words and phrases, especially in the cybersecurity realm, that can be confusing. I talked to some cybersecurity experts at SDN Communications, checked several websites and made a list.
  6. SDN opens improved web portal to better serve customers
    SDN officially launched a new and improved portal on its website for businesses and member companies. It’s a secure, self-service path to a repository of private information about the services SDN provides to companies.
  7. Hackers zeroing in on data-rich health care industry
    I’ve been on heightened awareness for identity theft for the past 18 months. I was among millions of past and present customers of the health insurance giant Anthem Inc. who were notified in the spring of 2015 that cyber attackers had successfully hacked the company’s electronic records.
  8. Benefits of managed services not limited to IT department
    Supplemental benefits, though less obvious, offer a significant amount of value to a company’s managed services. Activity logs and performance reports, for example, can provide useful, in-depth information about network traffic, which can help companies improve their objectives, policies and procedures.
  9. Federal framework can be big help in cybersecurity planning
    The surreptitious nature of cyberattacks and the stigma that can come along with being victimized can mask the frequent and serious nature of threats to businesses and institutions. About 160 people representing a cross-section of industries and service providers invested two days at a NIST Cyber Framework Training seminar recently in Sioux Falls.
  10. Start with these 9 basic tips to protect your business network
    Data breaches can be costly for businesses. To make matters worse, breaches also can expose companies to legal liability. SDN CEO Mark Shlanta often points out, human error accounts for 95 percent of all security incidents.
  11. 7 cybersecurity targets to protect, monitor in 2016
    During the coming year, expect more cyberattacks over an expanding battlefront from attackers with growing sophistication and an increased incentive to succeed. To complicate matters, businesses and other organizations might have to fight the battles shorthanded.
  12. SDN’s CEO identifies 3 areas of major focus for a busy 2016
    The invention of the telephone dates back to the 1870s. Early development of computer networks and the Internet can be traced back to the 1940s. Today, the constantly evolving telecommunications industry is more vibrant than ever.
  13. National battle against cyber threats taps local expertise
    In just the past year, SDN Communications investigated 4,500 cybersecurity threats to its business and institutional clients. Each threat involved anywhere from a single to several thousand attacks.
  14. Gary Fischer’s high level of expertise helps SDN clients
    Gary Fischer is in the prime of his high-tech career. But he remembers when 70-megabyte hard drives were about the size of a coffee table and hauling them around was a two-person job. Now, portable hard drives with thousands of times more storage capacity are about the size and weight of a cellphone.
  15. FFM banks gain confidence with continuity help from SDN
    Technology executives with First Farmers & Merchants Bank feel confident with SDN Communications helping keep their network running. We went with SDN last year. It was really the first time we went with anyone local. It's been awesome, says Darlene Gonnerman, senior network administrator for FFM.