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About DES

DES is a single-source systems integrator. We help our clients succeed with technology by simplifying, designing, and integrating tailored solutions that solve real problems. Our solution portfolio spans cabling, security, cybersecurity, networking, multimedia, voice, advanced lighting, cloud & AI.  

DES is the preferred technology provider of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  

The DES Difference


Deep Pittsburgh Roots. DES has strong ties to the local community and has provided technology solutions to Pittsburgh landmarks since 1973, including our world-class medical facilities, educational institutions and sporting venues. 

An Innovation Mindset. Wherever technology travels, DES leads the way. DES merges technology with deep analytics and supports business in solving the most complex problems, unifying smart spaces, IoT, data and AI. 

In-House Departments. Our long-tenured workforce is divided into specialized departments covering cabling, networking, security, voice, lighting and audiovisual systems and AI. We are your end-to-end technology partner. 


Singular Customer Support. When technology meets a hurdle, we won’t stop until we get it diagnosed, fixed and fully operational. We are fully committed to our clients. Your goals are our business. 


DES History & Values

Founded by Bob Dagostino in 1973, DES is continuously inspired by Bob's vision. A Pittsburgh native, BobD - as we like to call him - is guided by his Pittsburgh values. Down-to-earth while striving for excellence and valuing innovation. DES prides itself on its signature attention to detail, extending from ideation to installation and post-job support. Our industry specialists, engineers and project managers have worked locally and nationally in the education, healthcare, government and commercial sectors.

DES is a proud member of:


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Our People Making Connections


Meet Des Tronic - The DES Whizkid

Des Tronic is part-whizkid, part-mascot, part animated-robot. He knows the ins-and-outs of every part of our company and loves sharing his knowledge with you! Check out his videos here and around the site.