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The SDI Team covers a broad range technology systems and infrastructure to deliver intelligent technology to our clients. This blog covers everything from emerging technologies to trends in security and more. Find expert insights and best practices from embedded SDI technicians, field teams and other SDI leaders.
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Cyber Monday is expected to be the most lucrative online shopping day of the year according to usatoday.com. With millions of employees expected to take advantage of Cyber Monday deals during office hours while using company equipment, now is the… Read More
Last week, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International released its new office measurement standard: BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1-2017). Last updated in in 2010, this BOMA methodology is considered the indisputable standard… Read More
In recognition of National Preparedness month, SDI’s Bil Vermette addresses the value of emergency plans to an organization:
Emergency preparedness is important in both our private and public lives. According to ready.gov: “The actions taken in the initial minutes of an… Read More
SDI’s cybersecurity team offers user-friendly advice on managing common cyber threats.
Most business professionals are aware that malware and computer viruses can easily spread to unsuspecting users via e-mail. As threats become more sophisticated, what may look like a valid e-mail… Read More
As part of its commitment to our community, SDI is proud to partner with the Chicago Summer Business Institute (CSBI). The Chicago Summer Business Institute was founded in 1991 to provide paid summer internships for Chicago high school students and to introduce… Read More
SDI’s infrastructure team shares the benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure, with SDI’s Tim Portokalis providing the following analysis:
Converged infrastructure integrates computers, network and local storage for easier administration and economies of scale – but still leaves the complexity of managing virtualization, storage… Read More
The SDI Team reports from the ISC West conference, including industry trends, new technologies, and security market observations.
SDI plays an active role in the physical security industry, from participating in industry events such as ISC West to our daily interactions… Read More
CHICAGO, March 24, 2017– SDI (SDI Presence LLC), the mission-critical systems integrator delivering intelligent technology solutions to ensure client operational performance, security and revenue generation will be presenting several sessions at the ISC WEST 2017 security industry tradeshow taking place April 4-6… Read More
Workforce Management Systems Can Save Real Money
The SDI team shares the financial benefits of a workforce management system, with SDI’s Jonathan Gair providing the following lessons learned:
The implementation of a Workforce Management system (WFM) can provide measurable efficiencies, error-prevention, and… Read More
Migrating E-mail to Exchange Online: Challenging but Worth the Effort
SDI’s infrastructure team shares their insights gained over this year’s cloud migration engagements, with SDI’s Tim Portokalis providing the following lessons learned:
Maintaining a Microsoft Exchange email environment is often a struggle… Read More