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DES was founded in 1973. When computers were giant boxes and bloggers were massive people churning out one sentence a week... We've come a long way since then. ​Peruse our blog covering news, insights and industry trends.

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Most Recent Articles

  • Live! Casino Technology Primed for Winning Action

    The newly opened Live! Casino in Westmoreland is a showstopper. 
    The IT infrastructure is equally elaborate.

  • How About a Career in STEM? DES High School Booth Goes Virtual

    What technology skills go into gameday experiences? Discover your options at Junior Achievement's Virtual Career Fair.

  • Ten K-12 Technologies Covered by CARES

    A listing of 10 strategic technology implementations that transform the school campus into a safe, sustainable, and educationally advanced environment. 

  • How to Swipe Credentials in Under 5 Seconds

    It's that easy. Watch Ashley, our security sales specialist, swipe credentials and gain unauthorized access to our building.

  • PCCD Non-Profit Security Grant - Now Open

    Now open for its second year, PCCD awards non-profits up to $150,000 in security upgrades. The grant application deadline is 11:59 PM on February 3, 2021.

  • Bridging the Digital Divide in Allegheny County

    In response to COVID-19 lockdowns, DES partners with Allegheny County to design and install free public Wi-Fi networks.

 
 

Structured Cabling Articles

  • Live! Casino Technology Primed for Winning Action

    The newly opened Live! Casino in Westmoreland is a showstopper. 
    The IT infrastructure is equally elaborate.

  • Networked for Healing: The Healing Center Opens its Doors

    From Wifi access points to hooking up point-of-sale card readers, DES installed all the IP technology in The Healing Center’s newest medical marijuana dispensary in Cranberry, PA.

  • Pittsburgh Allegheny County Thermal partners with DES for security after FEMA grant

    PACT's relationship with Dagostino Electronic Services began in 2014 after PACT was awarded funding to install a security system as part of a grant from FEMA.

  • Central Valley School District's relationship with DES beyond buying products, services

    Dagostino Electronic Services is the trusted technology provider and systems integrator for the Central Valley School District in Beaver County.

 

Security Articles

  • How to Swipe Credentials in Under 5 Seconds

    It's that easy. Watch Ashley, our security sales specialist, swipe credentials and gain unauthorized access to our building.

  • PCCD Non-Profit Security Grant - Now Open

    Now open for its second year, PCCD awards non-profits up to $150,000 in security upgrades. The grant application deadline is 11:59 PM on February 3, 2021.

  • Cannabis & Coronavirus: Staying Compliant While Going Curbside

    The coronavirus pandemic had demanded a new model of business operation. We investigate how marijuana dispensaries service their clients while complying with real-time surveillance.

  • The DES Solution Toolkit for K-12

    What does the re-imagined school look like? It's a space that is seamlessly connected, with smart IP security and a versatile hybrid network.

Networks Articles

  • Bridging the Digital Divide in Allegheny County

    In response to COVID-19 lockdowns, DES partners with Allegheny County to design and install free public Wi-Fi networks.

  • The DES Solution Toolkit for K-12

    What does the re-imagined school look like? It's a space that is seamlessly connected, with smart IP security and a versatile hybrid network.

  • Infographic: The DES Business Continuity Toolkit

    People counter? Check. Thermal screening? Check. Secure VPN access? Check. Touchless Conferencing Activation? Check. We are your one-stop shop for business continuity. Check out our solution infographic.

  • STEM Students Use School Lab Software Virtually

    The computer lab is loaded with heavy software. The students are home with iPads. A network solution that provides seamless and systematic access to the school lab.

 

Cybersecurity Articles

  • What looks like a typical email and costs you $1.8 million?

    What looks like a typical email and costs you $1.8 million?

  • In a packed room at Heinz Field, attendees listened to important lessons on how to prevent cybercrime at their business and the myths that are connected with cybersecurity.

  • Take advantage of up to $2500 on qualifying FortiGates

    The FortiGate UTM Bundle extends threat protection across the digital attack surface, providing industry-leading defense against sophisticated threats. From now until September 30, 2019, buy a qualifying three year FortiGate UTM Bundle and save up to $2500.

  • The ABC's and 123's of securing a daycare center

    There is nothing more important than the safety and security of the children at a daycare center. DES has the tools you need to keep the kids safe and ease the parent's worries.

 

Voice Systems Articles

  • The DES Solution Toolkit for K-12

    What does the re-imagined school look like? It's a space that is seamlessly connected, with smart IP security and a versatile hybrid network.

  • Infographic: The DES Business Continuity Toolkit

    People counter? Check. Thermal screening? Check. Secure VPN access? Check. Touchless Conferencing Activation? Check. We are your one-stop shop for business continuity. Check out our solution infographic.

  • Plan Your COVID-19 Re-Entry

    Tools for Business Continuity: A Look Inside Our Solution Toolbox

  • Networked for Healing: The Healing Center Opens its Doors

    From Wifi access points to hooking up point-of-sale card readers, DES installed all the IP technology in The Healing Center’s newest medical marijuana dispensary in Cranberry, PA.

Multimedia Articles

  • The DES Solution Toolkit for K-12

    What does the re-imagined school look like? It's a space that is seamlessly connected, with smart IP security and a versatile hybrid network.

  • Infographic: The DES Business Continuity Toolkit

    People counter? Check. Thermal screening? Check. Secure VPN access? Check. Touchless Conferencing Activation? Check. We are your one-stop shop for business continuity. Check out our solution infographic.

  • Touchless Activation: Screen Sharing at a Social Distance

    Repurpose public signage into safe and collaborative workspaces. Airmedia touchless activation gets people together around a workflow while ensuring the safety of physical distancing.

  • Uncertain Times Require Resilient Classrooms: DES Prepares Higher Education for Hybrid Teaching

    Cameras that track movements and stream to an online learning platform. Learn how DES multimedia engineers are equipping classrooms to serve a concurrent online and in-person audience

 
 
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