We officially broke ground at the Sentinel building in March, but these days the work is really ramping up.
When you pass by Cruzio’s future digs you can hear the hum of equipment and see hard hatted workers milling about. Today the progress was more evident than ever when a new window was cut into the ground floor.
Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the fiber-optic cable cut that left much of Santa Cruz in the dark for more than 24 hours. (Otherwise known as The Great Internet Outage of 2009.) In our debriefing meetings at Cruzio in the days and weeks following the incident we discussed what happened, why it had the impact that it did, and how to make sure it didn’t happen again.
All of us here at Cruzio are stoked about the possibility of Google bringing fiber to Santa Cruz (especially the open access part). We’d love it if everyone had incredible connections to the Internet. Continue reading →
Cruzio celebrated the beginning of construction (re-construction?) of the Sentinel Building this morning. Our partners in the building, Ecology Action and Joe Appenrodt, were a part of the festivities and the community joined us too! About 50 guests were there, by our count.
Many local luminaries were in attendance, such as Cynthia Matthews, Neal Coonerty, Chip, Katherine Beiers, Ron Slack, Fred Keeley and many more. Yes, we are name-dropping: we were so impressed with the illustrious turnout. Continue reading →
Here at Cruzio we’re known to kill Trojans (the viruses, not the ancient Greeks, of course). Recently we were pleasantly surprised when a happy member that turned to us to clean out their computer sent over a cake to say thanks. Check out the message! Continue reading →
So what does Cruzio Internet want for its 20th birthday? To expand its services, and gain new facilities.
Well, we got our wish.
Our CEO’s Peggy Dolgenos and Chris Neklason announced yesterday via Twitter that we, along with partners Ecology Action and developer Joe Appenrodt, won the bid on the old Sentinel building on Church Street in downtown Santa Cruz. Continue reading →