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David Sullivan named CEO of SDI

May 21, 2014Martha Entwistle

CHICAGO—Systems integration firm SDI today announced that David Sullivan, whose background includes leadership roles at IR and HID, has been named CEO. David Gupta, founder and former CEO of SDI, will now serve as vice chairman of the SDI Board of Directors.SDI grew rapidly in the past year, making two major acquisitions. It is now a $70 million company with plans for further growth.“IT IQ is a critical differentiator for us. We think [successful integration firms] need to have a strong...

David Gupta, David Sullivan CEO, Dawn Nash Pfeiffer, HID, i-sys, IR, PSIM, SDI, security systems integrator, Security Systems News


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SDI is now $70m business after buying X7

August 28, 2013Martha Entwistle

CHICAGO—In a deal that adds $15 million in revenue and brings design-build capabilities, important industry certifications and major government and commercial clients into its fold, systems integration firm SDI has acquired X7, a Washington, D.C.-based integration company.“It's our second merger within 60 days,” Brian Diver, SDI president and COO, told Security Systems News. SDI in June acquired i-sys, a systems integrator based in Charleston, S.C. Diver said SDI is now a $70 million...

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SDI is $55m business after purchase

June 19, 2013Martha Entwistle

CHIGAGO—Systems integrator SDI is now a $55 million business after the acquisition, announced this week, of i-sys, a $15 million systems integrator that specializes in integrated security, environmental and fire safety solutions.Based in Charleston, S.C., i-sys has 70 employees and additional offices in Sacramento, Calif., and Knoxville, Tenn.SDI announced the intention to expand through acquisitions last June, when it secured an investment from LLR Partners and Monument Capital Group.David...

David Gupta, i-sys, LLR Partners, Monument Capital Group, SDI, security integrators, SSN


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SDI secures investments from LLR Partners, Monument Capital Group

June 13, 2012Martha Entwistle

CHICAGO--When David Gupta, CEO of systems integrator SDI, began discussions with private equity firms, he was looking for capital of course, but he was also looking for a firm with specific expertise.Gupta recently secured investments from LLR Partners and Monument Capital Group in a deal that he says brings with it ample dry powder for acquisitions as well as access to a brain trust of international security experts."I really wanted a firm that could partner with me [to help us reach] our long-term...

David Gupta, LLR Partners, Monument Capital Group, SDI, Security Systems News


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