Top IT Tips for Working from Home (WFH)

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 and learn about cybersecurity offerings for remote teams.


What can you do to help your employees work remotely until the COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease) pandemic is over? Traditionally, the option of having the flexibility to work from home helps employees create better work-life balance. When the coronovirus pandemic led to mandatory, wide-spread stay-at-home orders, employees working from home became critical for businesses to keep their doors open. Routine operations continue remotely when employees can work offsite. We’ve summarized some of the highlights for effectively working from home in this handout:

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Here are more details about how 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)”

Sharing Joy with MAAC - centrexIT Blog

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 while sharing joy with MAAC. MAAC is a non-profit organization that has supported the San Diego County area for over 50 years. MAAC’s advocacy and high-quality programs maximize self-sufficiency among the vulnerable members of our communities.

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Why IT Leaders Should Focus On Desired Outcomes

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.

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

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.


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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.

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HATCH LA Bioscience Incubator Program | A Great Place For Biotech

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. The HATCH LA Bioscience incubator program is poised 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:

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What Apple’s New San Diego Campus Means For Life Sciences Companies

What Apple’s New San Diego Campus Means For Life Sciences Companies

Apple is continuously innovating and spreading its influence across industries, and its most recent moves focus on life sciences, healthcare and biotech, including its expansion in San Diego with a new campus. With Apple’s new San Diego campus, life sciences companies can expect several opportunities they can leverage. Here are some key aspects to consider:

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How To Choose the Best Life Sciences Managed Service Provider

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.

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Why You Should Integrate Your IT Services and IT Security

Why You Should Integrate Your IT Services and IT Security

IT services and IT security are not mutually exclusive. So why do managed service providers (MSPs) treat them differently? Why do they often set up separate entities to provide these services?

What many IT service providers don’t understand is that these two concepts work in tandem: IT services influence IT security, and vice versa. We think it’s time to integrate them once and for all.

Here’s why you should incorporate IT security into your managed IT services.

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