About Barclay Pollak

Barclay Pollak is an award winning journalist and proud to be a member of the Corporate Communications team at TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) in Madison, Wis. Barclay joined the team in April of 2013. Before that Barclay worked as an Anchor/ Reporter for the NBC affiliate in Madison. While at NBC-15 Barclay was recognized by several organizations for his contributions to the television news industry. They include the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, the Radio Television Digital News Association (Edward R. Murrow Regional Award) and the Chicago/Midwest National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2012 Emmy Nominee). When he’s not working Barclay enjoys cheering for all the sports teams in Wisconsin. Barclay’s a University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus and a huge fan of Badger athletics. Barclay is fascinated by the ever changing world of technology and spends a fair amount of his free time reading about the latest and greatest developments online. When Barclay’s not learning about technology he’s scouring the Internet in search of freeware. Barclay has an 8-year-old daughter and lives with his girlfriend of almost five years on Madison’s southwest side. Follow on G+.
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Toll Fraud

According to Government Security News earlier this year Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) announced that a phone hacking ring with ties to Al Qaeda-related groups in… more...
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Orchard Farm Stim. Map

TDS® announces completion of the ARRA broadband stimulus project near Orchard Farm, Mo.

TDS just finished its first American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus-funded project. Now, about 150 households in Orchard Farm, Mo. have access to high-speed Internet… more...
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Organizations expected to turn to hybrid cloud

According to Business Cloud News 68% of organizations will adopt some kind of hybrid cloud model over the next two years. So what is the… more...
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Military veterans still struggling to find work

When Jeff Mand, a retired Army Captain returned from serving in Iraq in 2005, he was greeted by more than just family and friends. Mand… more...
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Understanding how data centers are classified

Your business may one day face a difficult decision–what should I do with my data? There are pros and cons of storing and managing your… more...
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Last minute Father’s Day gift guide

We are less than two days away from father’s day! Have you gotten your dear old dad a gift yet? If you haven’t don’t fret… more...
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When the CEO comes to your desk

I was sitting at my desk looking for an article that I recently saw about the importance of being a responsible corporate citizen for this… more...
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05-31-13 Air travel predicted to rise to near pre recession levels PIC

Air travel predicted to rise to near pre-recession levels this summer

Memorial Day has come and gone and the unofficial start to summer is here. For many this means hopping on a plane and enjoying a… more...
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Save a tree, get managedIP

Next time you get a chance, take a look around your office or cubicle. Just like snowflakes, no two are the same. But I’ll bet… more...
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