CloudPhysics COVID-19 Response Center
Updated: March 17, 2020
A Message from Richard Sexton, CEO, CloudPhysics, Inc.
In response to the ongoing increase in the global transmission rate of the COVID-19 outbreak, CloudPhysics is taking the opportunity to update customers, partners, and employees on our policies and guidance related to infection control and prevention. The health and safety of all CloudPhysics employees – and everyone with whom we engage, be it vendors, partners or customers – is of paramount importance. This will be an active channel of communication with an ongoing series of communications about the COVID-19 outbreak as we continue to monitor the situation and learn more. We are all in this together and committed to enabling our global community to navigate this threat.
Context and Information Sources
It’s important to get facts about COVID-19 from reliable sources to help you accurately determine your risks so that you can take reasonable precautions. For more detailed information about coronavirus background, sources and spread of the virus, the situation in the US, illness severity, and risk assessment, individuals are encouraged to follow the following link at either the CDC or WHO:
- Santa Clara County Public Health FAQ
- CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
- Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Global COVID-19 Tracker
As a company and a family, we collectively chose to self-quarantine as of March 12th, 2020 with 100% of the team working remotely. We have the tools and navigating ways to remain connected with our entire community committed to mitigating any negative impact on our community.
- Health – Support and prepare your family
- Travel: Review – The CDC Traveler’s Health bulletin that will be the primary guide for our company policy over the coming weeks/months.
- Business Travel: As of March 5, 2020, all business travel is canceled until further notice
- Personal Travel: We strongly recommend that CloudPhysics employees refrain from traveling
Privacy – Information regarding your health is protected information to which you have a right to privacy, and CloudPhysics is committed to protecting that right. CloudPhysics will not disclose any employee’s confidential medical information.
Questions – If you have any questions or concerns about how these policies and recommendations may apply to you, please contact Richard directly.
As the impact of the COVID-19 strain of Coronavirus continues to evolve, we’ll continue to make cautious, data-driven evaluations, based on guidance from organizations like the CDC and WHO, and update this communication channel. CloudPhysics is committed to strengthening the communities where we live and work, and it is our responsibility to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We continue to monitor the situation closely and follow the counsel of public health authorities.
CloudPhysics Customers and Partners
While we love to engage our customers and partners in a more personable setting, we care more about the safety and the wellbeing of our community. Therefore, CloudPhsyics will not host or participate in any public events through April & May 2020, it is our responsibility to play our part in supporting the world during this critical time in history.
Remote Platform Access – In Partnership with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Hewlett Packard Enterprises and in support of our newly formed Global Remote Workforce, the CloudPhysics Collaboration platform is fully funded and available to all Google and HPE employees, customers, prospects and channel partners.
To gain access, simply connect with your local Google Cloud Platform or HPE representative or select any of the preferred Services and Solutions partners listed on the CloudPhysics Partner Website to request access.
We will update the Global Remote Workforce (GRW) program details as more vendors join the program in the coming weeks in an effort to support the global IT community.
For additional information on the Global Remote Workforce (GRW) Program or if your preferred partner is not listed, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will connect you with the appropriate program/service provider to ensure you get connected.
As always, feel free to reach out to your respective Partner Manager or one of our Customer Success Managers with any questions or concerns. We will continue to provide updates about how CloudPhysics is addressing this rapidly evolving situation.
Stay safe and be well,
CEO, CloudPhysics, Inc.