our difference

What’s So Different about DSA?

  • Ninety-three percent (93%) of our business is repeat business. National Instruments itself is one of our largest recurring customers.
  • DSA maintains credentials and affiliations with many leading vendors of automation products that complement our technical services.
  • DSA is staffed with systems integrators (not software developers). Our staff is comprised of scientists and engineers, first and foremost, that know how to program with exceptional skill. No need to have software and hardware resources pointing fingers at each other, our systems integrators can be competently responsible for both.
  • We have held practically every title awarded by NI since 1993.
    • NI Alliance Program Advisory Council, Chairman
    • NI Select Alliance Partner
    • NI Select Alliance Partner Advisory Council, Chairman
    • NI Certified Alliance Partner
    • NI Value Added Reseller
    • NIWeek Keynote Speaker
    • NIWeek Achievement Awards, Best Overall Automation Application
    • NIWeek Achievement Awards, 15 Category Winners
    • NI Annual Report, Application Abstract
    • First NI Certified Professional Instructor
    • First NI Certified Training Center
  • DSA has staffed the highest concentration of NI Certified LabVIEW Architects on the planet.
  • DSA has staffed two NI Certified LabVIEW Champions – there are only a handful of these worldwide.
  • DSA has staffed dozens of technical certifications, including
    • Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer, Developer, and Architects,
    • Certified TestStand Associate Developer, Developer, and Architects,
    • NI Knight and NI Champion,
    • NI Certified Professional Instructors.
  • DSA operates, or has operated, more NI Certified Training Centers than any other company, including locations in Pittsburgh, and Cleveland
  • DSA has been one of the largest-volume Value Added Resellers of National Instruments products worldwide.
  • DSA is a Gold-Tier Certified Member of the CSIA Control System Integrators Association – one of the first 50 companies worldwide to meet such stringent business practice standards.
  • DSA is fully-insured with Commercial Umbrella, Professional Liability, Technology Liability, General Liability, Automobile and Medical, and Workers Compensation Insurance. No claims have ever been filed.
  • DSA has had numerous cover articles in industry periodicals like Control, Control Engineering, Scientific Computing & Instrumentation.
  • DSA has been recognized with 14 “fastest growing technology” awards since 2000.
  • DSA has been awarded 7 “best places to work” awards.

We are simply in business to make you successful in your automation endeavors, and offer every level of qualified service consistent with that goal. We have developed procedures, programs and training courses; and will continue to offer professional instruction, consulting, engineering and programming assistance to guide and or expedite your development efforts.