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Affected By The Southern California Thomas Fire?


CloudJumper is proud to offer three months of free service to businesses affected by the recent wildfires that have spread across California, ensuring that everyone has access to the data, apps, and desktops that run the business today. 

Disaster can strike at any time whether it’s a malware attack, fire, system crash or human error. That’s why it’s vital to have the right cloud workspace solution and disaster recovery plan in place to make sure your business can get back up and running and keep unproductive downtime to a minimum.

Over the past week, the Thomas wildfire has rapidly grown across Southern California into the fifth-largest wildfire in the state’s modern history. As of the beginning of this week, the blaze had spread to a size of 230,000+ acres. It has quickly destroyed property, sapped resources, cut off vital utilities and shrouded entire communities in smoke and ash.

It’s events like these that show why it’s so important to have a reliable WaaS solution as a part of your disaster recovery strategy.

Without an effective cloud workspace solution as the foundation of business continuity, your company can suffer devastating consequences during an emergency like the Thomas wildfires.

That’s why CloudJumper has created its Emergency Services Initiative program, which provides businesses hit by the wildfires in California with 3 FREE months of our Cloud Workspace®, WaaS solution, so they can protect the data, apps, and desktops that support their businesses.*

Equipped with our cloud workspace solution, your business can better prepare for a range of emergency scenarios, from wildfires to cybercrime and more.

CloudJumper provides truly innovative solutions to help our partners across the country realize new advantages over their competition. Our industry-leading WaaS solution, Cloud Workspace® is a turn-key cloud workspace platform that will help you grow your business in the cloud, unlike most Desktop as a Service solution which offer you nothing but an empty shell.

Cloud Workspace® brings the workspace into the cloud, giving your clients access to their desktops, apps, email and data from all their devices – computer, laptop, tablet, and smartphone – anywhere business may be conducted.

Since the beginning, CloudJumper has invested heavily in our cloud workspace solution, building a robust infrastructure to support more than 2500+ apps, and keep your apps, data, desktops, and email backed up and safe from natural disaster.  It may sound simple, but what we do is complex, but because we have been doing it for 17+ years, we know all the ins and outs.  And, we have made sure it is priced right for our partner network.

Furthermore, our industry-leading Cloud Workspace® WaaS solution and our team of cloud experts can help you develop and implement a more effective disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Keep these key steps in mind in order to prepare your business for the next emergency:

Develop a Plan

As with most endeavors, the first step is to create a workable plan. Your business’ disaster and business continuity plan should be carefully constructed and written down for reference and review. Remember, many companies are required to maintain an Emergency Action Plan by OSHA, so this can be considered part of that process.

Your plan should put forth policies and procedures regarding employee safety, business continuity, and contingencies that can be activated if your business’ facilities are damaged.

Define Procedure and Assign Roles

Determine the critical staff that will need to be on-site or on-call during an emergency. It’s important to define who will be needed to keep your business running, and who should be responsible for any emergency response tasks. Remember that safety comes first and that your plan must focus on keeping your employees out of danger.


A comprehensive plan should prepare your business to coordinate with others during an emergency. How are nearby businesses going to operate during a wildfire? How will police, fire, and medical response be affected? These questions are best answered before the emergency hits.

Brief Your Employees

Your disaster recovery plan should not be written and then left on a shelf. Every employee should be familiar with your procedures and plans to handle any future emergencies. Hold a meeting where your plan is reviewed, roles are assigned, and your staff can ask questions.

Review and Update Your Plans Annually

Changes in your business or the community in which you operate can have a major effect on your disaster plan. Be sure to review your plan at least once a year and make any necessary revisions to keep it current and effective.

The good news is that you don’t have to handle this all on your own – the CloudJumper team of experts is here to help.

For more information about how CloudJumper and our cloud workspace solution will enhance your Disaster Recovery planning, and to learn more about our Emergency Services Initiative, get in touch with us right away at or (844) 645-6789. Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

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