About Us

Our Company

Since 2003, Wahaya IT has created customized IT plans that provide clients with everything they need. We proactively manage networks based on two principles: lowest total cost of ownership and convenience for our clients. We automate as much as we can to reduce cost, and this allows us to serve our clients at lower prices than larger providers that offer a mass-market delivery process. We also can deliver long-term service that costs less than small shops that lack experience.

Wahaya IT routinely works to provide technology solutions that unify systems to reduce risk, improve performance, and control operating costs. We provide solutions and services to help small and mid-sized organizations grow by simplifying routine processes. Wahaya IT helps clients gain the full benefits of their existing systems and implement better solutions while maintaining a secure, dynamic, and reliable infrastructure.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide the highest levels of client service with the swiftest response times, all while being a complete solution provider. In addition, we aim to assist our clients in achieving the lowest cost of ownership.

Our Name

Chad wanted to pay tribute to his Choctaw heritage. Wahaya (also ‘waya’ or ‘wahya’) means ‘wolf’ in Cherokee. It is written ᏩᏯ in the Cherokee syllabary (a writing system invented by Sequoyah). The word ‘wahaya’ (‘wahya’) is onomatopoetic, resembling the distinctive howl made by the wolf.

Our Owner

Chad Odom was born and raised in Baton Rouge. He grew up watching his family run and operate businesses that focused on customer service. He started working in IT and realized that many companies in this industry were over-selling or providing a blanket product to their customers instead of giving them exactly what they needed. This fundamental difference of opinion led to the creation of Wahaya IT Consulting. Chad sought to provide clients with a personalized IT plan without a long-term commitment. As a result, we provide outsourced IT management solutions at a fraction of the cost of typical insourced IT departments. Chad created Wahaya IT with the customer in mind. More than eighteen years later, that mindset has not shifted.

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