SDI Expansion Continues, Opens Atlanta Office

Critical Infrastructure Veteran Bob Carter Joins SDI-Affiliate X7 as Director of Sales

ATLANTA, December 19, 2013–SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC), a leading systems integrator of mission-critical technologies and infrastructure, announces that Bob Carter, a seasoned sales executive in the safety and security industry, will serve as Director of Sales out of its newly opened Atlanta office. Mr. Carter will be responsible for directing sales in the Southeast U.S. market under SDI’s recently-acquired portfolio company X7, to include city-wide surveillance and license plate recognition (LPR) programs within the transportation, critical infrastructure and education industries.

“Bob brings a wealth of security industry knowledge and experience to SDI and its companies,” said Brian Diver, President and COO of SDI and its affiliates X7 and i-sys. “His addition to the SDI sales team will allow us to extend SDI’s advanced security technology offering into the Southeast and continue our positive growth in the United States.”

Mr. Carter brings more than 15 years of security industry sales experience and knowledge to SDI, as well as a law enforcement background-including a year as a Deputy United States Marshal. Before joining SDI, Mr. Carter was General Manager of Sales at Iron Sky, where he helped build innovative city-wide surveillance, license plate recognition and data integration solutions for public safety and police departments. Key accounts included Georgia Institute of Technology, Midtown Atlanta Business Improvement District and the City of Sandy Springs.

Prior to Iron Sky, Mr. Carter was Director of Video Sales for Sentry Technology, delivering big box retail, distribution and transportation surveillance solutions using the SmartTrack traveling rail camera system for accounts such as FedEx, Lowe’s, Walmart, and Kroger.

SDI specializes in complex technology systems and infrastructure for critical infrastructure-intensive environments, and boasts a client roster that includes some of the nation’s largest airport systems, water utilities, toll authorities, public school systems, 911 centers, and public transit systems. SDI is capitalized by LLR Partners, a private investment firm with more than $2 billion under management, to fund its continued growth. SDI recently added security integrators i-sys, Corp and X7 as portfolio companies, establishing SDI as a $70M systems integrator with over 1,100 clients throughout the U.S.

SDI’s Atlanta office is located at:
SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC)
5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404.257.4120

Bob Carter may be contacted directly at 404.631.6317 and at

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Systems integrator SDI and its companies (i-sys and X7) deliver advanced technology systems and services for critical infrastructure and campus environments. For more than 20 years, SDI provides vendor-independent advisory services, technology delivery and SmartSourcingSM managed services to critical environments to achieve higher levels of security, improved performance and lower operating costs. From 911 centers to airports to transportation agencies, SDI delivers the deep technical expertise and complex systems’ past performance of a national, top-tier systems integrator, with an agile, local delivery model focused on complete customer satisfaction. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn: SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC) and Twitter: @SDIisThere.

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