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About Matrix-NDI

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 Managed Services 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.

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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.

MATRIX-NDI HISTORY

DECEMBER 1985

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December 1985

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.

JANUARY 1989

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.

JANUARY 1990

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.

JANUARY 1992

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.

MAY 1995

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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.

JANUARY 1996

 

Matrix was featured on the “Success Stories” segment of CBS in Minneapolis.

MAY 1997

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.

DECEMBER 1997

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InfoLine article from 1997 highlighting the addition of Network Design Inc. Click Here to view the full document

JANUARY 2000

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.

MAY 2018

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Matrix Communications name one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota

JANUARY 2019

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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.

MAY 2019

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Matrix-NDI named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota.

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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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