Matrix-NDI offers turnkey, cutting-edge solutions to support customers of all sizes and from every industry. We specialize in Structured Cabling, Cloud and Hosted solutions, Voice and Contact Center Solutions, Telecom Choices, Facial Recognition, PoE Lighting, IT Networking Design and Deployment, IT Security, Premise Security, and Service to support all of it.
We implement our solutions and services nationwide to push your business forward.
Our Sales, Engineering, and Project Management teams will work hand-in-hand with your team to customize a solution that works with your budget and timeline.
Strategic IT Partnerships
Matrix-NDI is a telecommunications and IT services company based in Minneapolis, MN. We perform work across the entire country and into Canada, for a variety of customers in just about every industry; and our business is growing.
Our growth has provided us with an opportunity to build upon our network with additional partners who are capable of supporting our customers at the level they have become accustomed to.
Matrix-NDI has long specialized in:
- Structured Cabling
- Design Engineering
- National Deployments
- Security & Access Control
- Cloud Solutions
- Voice Applications
- Facial Recognition
- Carrier Services
Matrix-NDI is looking for new partners to join our network of low voltage contractors and smart hands.
Connecting people and applications through skillfully executed technology infrastructure, design, and deployment
Matrix Communications, Inc. (Matrix) founded by Mike Ellis as a privately held Telephone System and Voice Network Company. We began serving and focusing on customers in the Hospitality and Hotel Industry. Our focal point was implementing Hitachi phone systems to our customers by providing complete voice and dial tone network services.
Our partnership with NEC Corporation of America began. NEC is a renowned Information and Communications Technology Corporation that has been in operating globally for nearly 120 years. We are proud to still be partnered with them today as one of the top Triple Diamond Dealers in the United States.
Our partnership with US West began to further our network services offering. US West was acquired by Qwest in 2000, who later merged with CenturyLink in 2011.
Charlie Eicher joined Mike Ellis as part owner of Matrix Communications. Charlie Eicher and Mike Ellis worked together to grow Matrix Communications’ service and solution offerings to cover all industries.
Network Design, Inc. (NDI) was as created by Mike Ellis and Charlie Eicher. NDI is a Union labor low-voltage and premise security organization that focusses on structured cabling, National multi-site rollouts, Data Center design and deployment, premise security and video surveillance.
Matrix was featured on the “Success Stories” segment of CBS in Minneapolis.
Network Design, Inc. began offering complete Structured Cabling Solutions. This was the launch of our offering of large Low Voltage and Fiber Optic solutions. At this point, Matrix Communications and Network Design, Inc. were able to work together offer complete Information Transport Systems (ITS) to our customers.
InfoLine article from 1997 highlighting the addition of Network Design Inc. Click Here to view the full document
Matrix began offering data networking solutions. In response to the emerging Voice Over IP (VoIP) solutions, Matrix focused on Data Switching, Firewall Security, Routing and Wireless solutions. Our partners include Extreme Data Networks, Cisco, Aruba, SonicWall and AdTran.
Matrix Communications name one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota
Matrix and NDI merged into Matrix-NDI. This merger allows us to be a leader in Smart Building Technology by blending the expertise of both sides. In addition, we are able to now provide these customized solutions on a national basis. Within the Smart building we collectively are able to offer a full portfolio of services wrapped around Structured Cabling, Cloud and Hosted solutions, Voice and Contact Center Solutions, Telecom choices, Facial Recognition, PoE lighting, IT Networking Design and Deployment, IT Security, Premise Security and Managed Services to support all of it.
Matrix-NDI named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota.
Our IT Product Partners
Matrix Communications has provided solutions and services for our organization since 1999. From front-line engineering and account management to behind-the-scenes technical expertise and support; we appreciate and have a high regard for the entire Matrix account team.Matrix has an in-depth knowledge of our environment, and understanding of how we do business; which only heightens the level of service they provide. We appreciate how Matrix prioritizes all customers’ needs, customizes programs for us and always stands behind their promise to deliver.
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