Rain, wind, power and email

What a wet and wild week it’s been. Yesterday’s storms did tremendous damage throughout the county, taking out roads and trees and, for a short period, Cruzio’s email, phone and web servers. With limited power supply, we focused our energies on our customers’ services over our own internal systems and communication tools. Now those services are restored, we wanted to check in and let you know what happened here, and what we’re doing about it.
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Ribbon Cutting at 877 Cedar

On Friday, February 11th, Cruzio and Ecology Action got together to celebrate the opening of our newly renovated building at 877 Cedar Street.

Cruzio will be holding another celebration — open to the public, yes, you are invited — when we light up the gigabit fiber we’ve brought into downtown Santa Cruz.  The date isn’t set yet, but we expect it in late March. But here are some pics from the first one:

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Cruzio hiring in Technology Services

Our exciting new Technology Services position is based around the following core set of duties:

Wireless On-site Telecomm:

-Research, design, test and deploy of wireless infrastructure in PtP and PtMP technologies
-Maintain existing and new wireless infrastructure
-respond to emergency wireless infrastructure outages as prescribed by SLA’s and Cruzio’s standard network response policies
-Handle inside wiring and interface with telephone network wiring

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Finishing the Renovation

Cruzio is in the final stretch of our renovation project and the building is looking fine. It’s on the corner of Cedar and Church Street in downtown Santa Cruz, and we have already started moving in.

The coworking space has huge North-facing windows over it — a beautiful, well-lit space. Many windows are openable, providing pleasant fresh air on nice days. 

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