Internet bandwidth requirements for remote workers

Working from home is here to stay, and more businesses will continue to implement either a fully remote work policy or adopt a hybrid work model strategy. Some employees, however, may find it difficult to be as productive at home as they are at the office, especially if they don’t have sufficient internet bandwidth. But […]

How to support your employees that are still working from home

Many people have been working from home since stay-at-home orders were enforced in Houston and across the United States in early 2020. While working remotely may have plenty of benefits, it also brings a few challenges for employees. In fact, a study by software company Atlassian found the following:

42% of people surveyed said that they believed that working remotely results in a longer workday

28% said that the quality of collaboration opportunities worsened compared to when they worked in the office

A majority of respondents said that they resent how their work has started to take over their home

With COVID-19 cases rising again due to the COVID-19 Delta variant, your employees will have to continue working from home indefinitely.

Are your company mobile devices protected?

Mobile devices are indispensable. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets play a big part in everyday processes, especially for individuals and companies that value connection and convenience. But as the number of mobile devices used in business operations increases, so do the cyberthreats that target them. Be sure to follow these steps to safeguard company […]

How MSPs are helping businesses navigate the challenges of COVID-19

IT services are more critical than ever before, proving their value in the face of a health crisis and the abrupt shift to remote working. Here are some ways managed IT services providers (MSPs) are helping small companies leverage technology to support their remote teams and go about business as usual. Providing infrastructure and service […]

COVID-19 won’t keep us apart, thanks to the cloud

Families and communities all over the world have been told to shelter in place. However, despite social distancing measures, people are still able to connect to one another, thanks to the cloud. Cloud computing helps buoy economies For many people, being forced to stay at home means being unable to earn money or spend money […]

Finding the best work from home laptop

Whether you’re performing some light web browsing or graphically intensive tasks, you’ll need a suitable laptop that functions according to your work from home requirements. To help you pick the right laptop, we’ve compiled a list of features to consider. Size – When it comes to your laptop weapon of choice, size matters. Of course, […]

Could telecommuting be the new norm?

Despite businesses’ reservations, remote working comes with numerous benefits, including lower overhead expenses and improved productivity. And with the coronavirus pandemic forcing employees to work from home, this might just be the tipping point for remote work to become the norm. Enforced flexibility A pandemic is one of the most socially, economically, and politically disruptive […]

Security best practices for remote workers

Working from home increases employee autonomy, cuts costs, and ensures the health and safety of the company during the coronavirus pandemic. The problem is, it also increases the likelihood of security breaches since employees are working outside the company’s security perimeter. That’s why you and your staff must adhere to these security best practices. Fortify […]

Cloud services in demand due to pandemic

Providers of cloud-based services are experiencing a steep increase in demand these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic goes global. Because of the pandemic, many employees are working from home, relying on digital productivity and collaboration tools to get their job done. What does this mean for all of us? Even before the pandemic, many companies […]

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