SDI Adds to Security Expertise with Industry Veteran Eric Christian Hire
July 29, 2014
Firm Extends Blended Security and IT Expertise to the Carolinas Region
CHARLESTON, July 24, 2014 – SDI (System Development Integration, LLC),
a leading systems integrator delivering mission-critical solutions for security-sensitive and complex technology environments, announces the appointment of industry veteran Eric Christian to the role of Regional Sales Executive – Carolinas Region. Mr. Christian will be responsible for expanding SDI’s presence to the Carolinas market.
“We are pleased to have Eric join the SDI team as we continue to grow our business in several different arenas,” states Jeremy Howard, Senior Vice President at SDI and its affiliates X7 and i-sys. “His proven sales management ability in addition to his strong project management skills will be vital as we continue to grow and increase market share.”
With nearly two decades of security industry experience, Eric Christian will be responsible for overseeing a regional, vertically-focused sales program to include transportation, government, banking and finance, life sciences, and commercial realestate markets. Before joining SDI, Mr. Christian was a Security Advisor at Security 101, where he established key relationships with end users and channel partners. Prior to Security 101, Mr. Christian was a Project Manager for Niscayah, where he managed large clients that included museums, hospitals, manufacturers, and large financial institutions.
Addressing the higher technical requirements of today’s advanced security systems, SDI offers a hybrid security and IT skill set that significantly reduces risks and optimizes performance when integrating security technology into enterprise environments. The firm’s IT engineers are adept in addressing typical CIO concerns of network utilization, scalable storage platforms, and overall risk mitigation as it relates to the deployment of logical and physical security systems such as PSIM, access control, and enterprise digital video surveillance.
SDI’s client portfolio 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 Monument Capital Group and LLR Partners, a private investment firm with more than $2.0 billion raised across four funds. In 2013, SDI added security integrators i-sys, Corp and X7 as portfolio companies, and together serve over 1,100 clients throughout the U.S.
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About SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC)
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 www.sdienterprises.com and follow us on LinkedIn: SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC) and Twitter: @SDIisTHERE.
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