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To establish ourselves as the preferred and most trusted leader in market-specific technology solutions.

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Enable Business Continuity

Remote Access, Connectivity, Video Conferencing

At RDI, we encourage businesses to always prepare before disaster strikes. Whether it’s ensuring security and patches are up to date or preventing ransomware attacks, RDI is here to help your business plan for the unexpected.

Technology plays a critical role in your daily operations. With a team of seasoned engineers, RDI quickly helps businesses implement solutions such as secure VPNs to keep employees connected and working from home, video conferencing to enable fluid communication, patch management, and high-availability connectivity to enable seamless uptime.

Ames, Iowa, Sept. 2019

RocketSD™ - A Turn-Key SD-WAN Solution To Keep Business Critical Applications Online

Integrated 4G/5G Connectivity, AI-Based IoT Monitoring With Patent-Pending SD-WAN FlowTracking™

RocketBroadband™ has released RocketSD™ - a complete SD-WAN solution to allow businesses to keep business critical applications online. RocketSD is a fully managed SD-WAN solution which incorporates multi-carrier 4G/5G connectivity, distributed network monitoring, SD-WAN FlowTracking, AI-based analysis, IntelligentAlerts™, and a centralized monitoring dashboard. These features provide centralized visibility showing connectivity and network performance for all business locations using PCs, iOS, or Android.

Businesses today have consolidated IT infrastructure, moving servers and applications to the cloud and to internal private-cloud virtualized infrastructure. These businesses then rely on their remote locations having uninterrupted connectivity to centralized (cloud-based) business-critical applications (BCAs). These services simply cannot be down, or business is affected.

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RDI Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services:
RDI Named as a 2019 Pioneer 250 Company By CRN

Milford, Iowa, March 2019 – CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, announced that Thinix, a division of R & D Industries, Inc. (RDI), made the 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed services. These services help customers improve operational efficiencies, maximize return on IT investments, and...

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Corporate Divisions

Honesty, integrity and excellence are incorporated in the foundation of our company and integrated into the decision-making processes of the company.

We use those elements in the relationships we form with our customers, team members, industry partners and the communities we serve; continually striving for excellence and treating others better than we expect to be treated.

Computer and Network Integrators

RDIWorks is a regional leader in providing computer networking solutions to business, government, healthcare and education. RDI Network Services prides itself on both their highly trained group of technicians and their valued technology partners, such as: Aruba Networks, Cisco, HP, Dell, VMware, Microsoft, Apple, WatchGuard and Unitrends.

Software and Managed Services

Thinix® provides best-in-class managed technology solutions; we furnish our worldwide customer base with distinct business advantages by making technology easy, safe and secure. Thinix specializes in guest WiFi, secure computing, network monitoring software, managed firewalls and high availability Internet connectivity solutions.

Audio-Visual Integrators

Audio Engineering is a leader in the professional audio-visual services market for more than a quarter century with over 1000 projects completed, 100+ certifications, and partnerships with the world’s best equipment manufacturers. The Audio Engineering team works with architects, designers, and engineers to plan and install sound and video solutions for houses of worship, all levels of education, businesses and government facilities.

Acoustical Consulting & Engineering

Audio Engineering Group is an acoustical consulting firm specializing in the strategic planning, design, and engineering of architectural acoustics and professional audio/video solutions.

Web Properties & Products

These web products and properties are some of the most exciting, new technology​ solutions we've been working on.

Reliable Connectivity - Keeping Business Online 24/7

At the heart of all RocketBroadband products sits a goal; to eliminate Internet downtime and improve Internet connectivity that's critical to business success. With a diverse portfolio, RocketBroadband products are tailor-made solutions that partner with the world’s leading carriers to deliver connectivity services (broadband, satellite, 4G LTE).

Managed Endpoint Security For Business PCs

Thinix AssuredSecurity® is a managed security service used to dramatically strengthen the ongoing security disposition of PCs. AssuredSecurity combines a number of otherwise separate processes into a single managed service to provide a higher level of security than businesses would be able to achieve using traditional means.

Intelligent, Multi-Site Network Monitoring

iStatus® is a distributed multi-site network monitoring platform that allows easy monitoring of all Internet connections across all business locations from a PC, smartphone, or tablet. iStatus leverages state-of-the-art AI-based technologies to monitor networks and provide IntelligentAlerts™ to make monitoring your networks easier than ever.

Go-Anywhere, High-Speed Internet Access

InternetAnywhere® is a managed, 4G LTE cellular Internet connection designed for rural, remote, mobile, and redundant connectivity applications. With powerful, nationwide coverage, InternetAnywhere allows the speed and convenience of broadband Internet wherever you go.

There's Only One Okoboji™

You may travel the World, but there's only one... Okoboji.com.

Area Events, Classifieds, Live HD Webcams, Business Listings, Lodging, Dining, Home Services, Real Estate, Travel, and more!

Secure, Reliable Backup Technology

Data loss can be devastating – The last thing you need is a complex or unreliable solution. 321-Backup® provides affordable, reliable, cloud backup that is simple to use and that you can trust.


Get To Know Us

At RDI, our mission is to develop high-quality solutions to real-world problems. We build on 35 years of integrity, leadership, and industry-leading innovation to create highly-functional, beautiful solutions. In doing so, we value every employee from intern to executive. Our team works to build a culture that facilitates constant innovation. We take pride in having a friendly work environment, being an equal opportunity employer, and support the Home Base Iowa Initiative. We are dedicated to the continued improvement of our team and strongly support lifelong learning; we provide on-the-job training and career growth opportunities. 

Our team ranges from new graduates/entry-level positions to senior staff. Our colleagues take ownership and pride in their work by knowing how impactful technology is for every business and the individuals we serve.

We're looking for hard-working and motivated people who want to grow and shape the scope of technology today. Our team still believes anything is possible. Are you up for the challenge?

Current Openings

If you have previously applied for a position with R & D Industries, please resubmit your resume. We only retain resumes for three months.

R & D Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and proud supporter of the Home Base Iowa Initiative. For more details see: HomeBaseIowa.gov

Regional Office Locations

R & D Industries, Inc. is proud to serve these communities and the surrounding areas.

Milford Office

812 10th Street

Milford, IA 51351

 (712) 338-2999


Ames Office

1531 Airport Road

Suite 105

Ames, IA 50010

 (800) 659-3529


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RDI is a preferred and trusted technology solutions provider. Ask how we can help you achieve your goals today.