About Global Data Systems

With almost three decades of work experience, GDS has developed highly specialized solutions that address the challenges of our client’s unique market and business challenges and opportunities. Our consultants know the industries in which we play, and can provide our clients with the most up-to-date and innovative approaches to managing and overcoming industry pains.

Who is Global Data Systems

Established in 1987, Global Data Systems, Inc. (GDS) is recognized as a leading provider of telecommunications and technology solutions. GDS designs and implements end-to-end solutions for our clients – all over a converged and secure network. 

  • What does that mean? We design & implement managed services that address the customer challenges of voice/video collaboration, communications, physical security, cloud solutions.
  • How do we do this? People. Expertise. Solutions. We bring 30 years of experience, coupled with a highly specialized team to deliver a comprehensive, converged solution to address our customer’s challenges, reduce costs and provide a flexible and infinitely scalable network solution.
  • What primary challenges do we address for our customers? We solve customer business issues of operational efficiency, cost consolidation and recovery, vendor consolidation, business expansion, regulatory compliance issues, and professional services, to name just a few.
GDS delivers assurance and the highest customer satisfaction by implementing and supporting the very systems you depend on everyday to run your business. Our company’s highly qualified, certified, dedicated staff have broad experience in providing these types of services to public and private organizations in multiple vertical markets throughout the United States.  We complement our capabilities with respected partners who expand the scope of our services and extend our reach globally.  Our commitment is to address your needs in a business relevant way, from concept, to design, to testing, to implementation, to support and finally, to ongoing planning. We are a long-term partner and trusted advisor with our clients. We welcome the opportunity to meet your needs and surpass your expectations. 

Leadership Team

GOT EXPERTISE?  WE DO. GDS has assembled one of the most experienced management teams in the country in our sector. With well over 100+ years of industry experience, each member is individually recognized as an expert, an innovator and a trusted advisor to clients.

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  • “Communication is essential in our field. Global Data Systems’ technologies ensure that we have quality equipment and service 24-7, 365. They are a trusted partner and we plan to continue working with them in the future.”

    Major Troy Hidalgo - Head of Communications
    St. John the Baptist Sheriff’s Office

  • "Post Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana Sheriff's Task Force purchased a mobile command trailer as well as a mobile interoperable communications trailer because communications are vital for emergency response. After approximately one year I changed vendors and began using the services of Global Data Systems, Inc. We have been with GDS ever since (6 years). GDS has unbeatable customer service and have become a true partner to the Louisiana Sheriff's Task Force."

    Chuck Hurst, Homeland Security/Task Force Coordinator
    Louisiana Sheriff's Association

  • "Our initial GDS systems came at our customer’s request, the system worked so well that we opted to implement it on our flagship vessels. We use the GDS system as a marketing tool to entice potential customers to do business with us. GDS offers a full satellite communications system that has grown our customer relationships. We are very happy with the service."

    John Fontenot, VP of HR & HSE
    Odyssea Marine

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