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Breaking it Down: Net Neutrality


Breaking it Down: Net Neutrality

IPv6 to the Rescue

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The world of internet is changing as of today.  We are using computers more and more, but the internet is running out of room.  IPV6 is here to help.  Released today, IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is being enabled on over 1,500 sites; including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and YouTube.  According to a recent article, next generation IPv6 networking technology has one big improvement over the current IPv4 standard it will replace, and that’s room to grow.

SDN Offers Security Assessments and Managed Gateway Services

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With all of the decisions business owners and managers are faced with on a daily basis, the time and energy required to ensure network security is usually toward the bottom of the priority list. It only becomes a major concern after it’s too late and important data has been comprised.

10 Hard Truths the IT Department Must Learn to Accept


1. The iPhone revolution is here to stay

Looking for a Career? Telecom: Two Jobs for Every Grad


Imagine having the luxury of multiple job offers. That’s the case for Mitchell Technical Institute’s Telecommunications program graduates. In fact, there are 33 jobs open for just 17 students.

SDN Communications is actively helping recruit future students to MTI’s program because it’s the future of our workforce. Yesterday, KELOLAND TV featured our partnership on the 10pm news.  Almost $800,000 of the $20 million federal stimulus grant awarded to SDN is going to pay for lab equipment at MTI so students can get relevant, hands-on experience, which will lead them into good jobs – a goal of the stimulus effort.

Twenty percent of SDN’s workforce graduated from MTI. We anticipate more coming from there. In fact, KELO’s Ben Dunsmoor interviewed student Travis Williamson. He’s coming to work at SDN next month.

More Data Center Builds Being Outsourced to Third Parties


The growing demand for data center space is no surprise. Immense volumes of data, disaster recovery solutions and effective heating and cooling needs have forced many businesses to expand their data center space. In fact, a recent study showed that "92% of respondents said their companies will definitely or probably expand their data center space in 2012."

Bacteria to the Rescue: Using Microorganisms to Create Nano-Technology


A single computer used to fill an entire room. Now, the processors in most smartphones are greater than those of the first mega-computers. But, as technology gets smaller and smaller, it gets more and more difficult to produce "nano-sized" electronics.

SDN Wireless Hot Spots Benefit Travelers Across South Dakota

High Speed Wireless Internet Hot Spots

With summer travel plans right around the corner, SDN Communications  wants to help you to prepare your family for a successful summer vacation. While traveling across South Dakota this summer, take advantage of our High Speed Wireless Internet Hot Spots.  SDN Communications High Speed Wireless Internet allows you to access all the hot spots for a daily, weekly or monthly rate as many times as needed in any of these locations:

Call 811 Before You Dig

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April is National Safe Digging month. Please help SDN Communications support this effort by calling 8-1-1 before you dig. Learn more about 8-1-1 here.


Mobile Devices Cited as a Major Cause of Patient Data Breaches


A recent survey of health care organizations shows that the percentage experiencing a patient data breach is up. What seems to be causing this increase? According to the report:  the increased usage of mobile devices.

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