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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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CompTIA’s 4th Annual Trends in Managed Services for the U.S. IT industry found a majority of firms thought their managed IT services could be better. Gartner has identified negotiating support and maintenance contracts as a key challenge for IT teams.… Read More
You have received your Cybersecurity Audit final report. Vulnerabilities are identified, gaps in processes are revealed, organizational misalignment is exposed. What to do next?
Establish executive sponsorship
The first and most important step is to establish active executive sponsorship and assign overall… Read More
SDI consultant Don Zoufal moderates a diverse panel of industry veterans on Convergence of Data and Physical Security – Leveraging Data to Enhance Security:
Safety and Security Consultant
SDI Presence LLC
National Business Manager & Aviation Practice Lead
Vice President… Read More
Test for ERP Success: The Value of Testing/QA in ERP Implementations
Organizations invest heavily in ERP systems to achieve enterprise cost reductions and productivity enhancements. Before realizing their intended results, these projects are famously fraught with frequent cost overruns and time… Read More
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