Coronavirus Cyber Scam Information for San Diego Businesses

Is your business prepared for a pandemic? Find out how to keep your business productive and your team connected.

One of the unfortunate side effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been an outbreak of COVID-19-related cyber scams, with some even effecting reputable sites like Whether it’s email, websites, or social media, exercise caution when clicking or interacting with COVID-19 materials online. Here are some things to look out for and resources you can use to help keep yourself safe.

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How San Diego Businesses are Using IT to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Is your business prepared for a pandemic? Find out how to keep your business productive and your team connected.

We’ve been impressed by how organizations in San Diego are taking quick action to protect their fellow citizens from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Many have also distributed contingency plans in case group meetings need to be modified to keep attendees safe. Here is how a few San Diego organizations are using IT to prepare for the coronavirus.

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Top IT Tips for Working from Home (WFH)

Is your business prepared for a pandemic? Find out how to keep your business productive and your team connected.

What can you do to help your employees work remotely until the COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease) pandemic is over? Having the flexibility to work from home as-needed helps employees create better work-life balance in normal situations. In instances like the current Coronavirus pandemic, this flexibility allows businesses to continue routine operations when employees cannot physically be on site. Here is what you need to do to get a sound system in place for your employees to work from home effectively. Read more “Top IT Tips for Working from Home (WFH)”

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Sharing Joy with MAAC

One of the great things about being a managed IT provider in San Diego County is the outstanding organizations and people with whom we get to work. This year, we were excited to kick off our first annual jacket and toy drive with MAAC. MAAC is a non-profit organization that has supported the San Diego County area for over 50 years with advocacy and high-quality programs that maximize self-sufficiency among the vulnerable members of our communities.


Why IT Leaders Should Focus On Desired Outcomes

IT companies and managed services providers are notorious for thrusting “their solutions” on to a client even in situations that might not be in the best interest of the client. Forcing a square peg into a round hole usually turns out bad for the company and the result is costly downtime, not to mention needing to eventually rip and replace the hardware and software that was ill-equipped to help the business grow.


San Diego Announces Deal With Verizon to Prep for 5G Wireless System

A multi-million dollar deal between San Diego and Verizon will lay the groundwork for 5G technology, the mayor announced Monday.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, City Councilmember Chris Cate and San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit joined Verizon executives to discuss a partnership that will expand Smart City capabilities.

Faulconer said the expansion would be at no additional cost to taxpayers while mentioning that permit times will be reduced to allow Verizon to install technology faster.

“We can’t yet announce 5G for San Diego but [this deal] will build the foundation for a 5G network here,” Verizon Senior Vice President of Engineering Ed Chan said.


5G in San Diego Will Be A Game Changer For Local Businesses

San Diego received some good news when AT&T, the first carrier to roll out 5G, announced that the city will be one of the first 12 places in 2019 to get the mobile and wireless communications technology. Here’s what 5G in San Diego means for the burgeoning city.

For San Diego, the arrival of a 5G network is a game-changing moment. The technology has the ability to push San Diego into the future and stimulate development and growth across many industries.


HATCH LA Bioscience Incubator Program | A Great Place For Biotech

LA Bioscience is welcoming a new addition to its corridor, and it’s bound to “hatch” new opportunities for bioscience companies to leverage. This new addition is appropriately named Hatch LA Bioscience, HATCHlabs or HATCH and it stands to provide bioscience companies with a space to create, experiment and innovate.

This office space and multi-tenant lab is the result of a partnership between Hatchspaces LLC and the LA Bioscience Hub and offers promise for life sciences, bioscience and tech companies in Los Angeles’ ever-expanding biosciences industry. Here are some important aspects of this incubator program:


How To Choose the Best Life Sciences Managed Service Provider

Life sciences companies must focus their energies on research and development and not be distracted by other business needs such as complex IT services. You deal daily with the intricacies of your industry and bringing breakthroughs in science to the general public. Your IT needs are many, but you may not be able to adequately deal with them in-house without allocating it a chunk of your budget that is best used elsewhere. Life sciences companies should consider outsourcing their IT needs to an expert life sciences managed service provider. Doing so offers you a number of advantages that will enhance the productivity of your company.