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3 Ways to Lower Backup Costs for Remote and Hybrid Workers

With the surge of remote workers and a need for increased flexibility, the traditional workplace is a thing of the past. According to Slack’s Future-Forum Pulse Report, the percentage of people working in hybrid and remote arrangements has increased to 58% in the United States. This means that organizations will need to adapt to a hybrid model to maximize employee productivity while supporting collaboration in and out of the office.

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The Proactive IT Manager for Digital Experience Monitoring

As remote working culture becomes more prevalent, technology is now at the core of many business operations, and digital experience monitoring (DEM) has never been more important. In today's business, IT must help increase employee productivity and drive business growth rather than just solve problems at the support desk. Many companies have not yet fully implemented their digital experience strategy. As a result, many problems related to different devices, network conditions, and service providers are still plaguing the industry and ruining the employee experience.

What is Remote Work?

Remote work has seen a resurgence due to the pandemic, and hybrid work is here to stay. It’s excellent news for knowledge workers, but what does it mean for support teams? Employees working from their home, vacation property, or a coffee shop create a different environment for technology teams, who need to support and ensure the applications and infrastructure are working well end-to-end.

ServiceNow deepens commitment to hybrid work with new wayfinding technology

Companies shifting to permanent hybrid work environments are up against major challenges, including additional investment in new physical experiences for employees. This is complex and expensive. It involves bringing together systems, technology, and teams that have historically been siloed. But with every challenge comes an incredible opportunity to make work better.

The Success of Hybrid Work Hinges on Technology

We’ve been talking about it for more than a year now, but the last few months have only affirmed the fact: hybrid work is here to stay. The myriad research that’s been conducted so far proves that not only do employees want the flexibility of hybrid work, but also that hybrid work has a huge potential to drive better business results.

Ensuring Microsoft Teams Service Quality for the Hybrid Workforce

Managing Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Office 365 application performance requires deep insight into the real user experience as well as coordination between IT departments and service providers that each work with different tools with different objectives. IT teams often struggle to qualify and solve application performance or voice quality issues because available data from user feedback and traditional monitoring tools don’t provide substantial insight into the user experience.

Enabling Hybrid Work with Cloud Desktops

MSPs have a fantastic opportunity now. Many businesses are offering their employees a hybrid work model — the opportunity to split their time between working in the office and at home. The age of hybrid work is here and, as it appears, here to stay. For many businesses it’s not only the right thing to do, it’s also necessary to satisfy current requirements and attract and retain employees.

Top 3 Ways Remote Working Has Unknowingly Increased Your Security Risk

Users across the globe have left their office buildings along with the safety and security of the workplace. This has left companies at their most vulnerable because the full scope of their security exposure is unknown. Attackers are wise to the gaps and vulnerabilities that come from remote working. Not only has the attack surface increased in recent months, but the volume of COVID-19 spam, phishing attacks and malware has also skyrocketed.

The Return to the Office: Major Companies Investing in Flexible Workplaces

For much of the past two years, businesses have been looking ahead to an eventual return to the office – a return that has been frequently delayed and disrupted by the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. But with some employees resistant to returning, companies are looking for new options to entice employees back. It may not be a return to the office at all, but instead a movement towards an entirely new way of working together.

Make Meetings Work in the Modern Workplace: Introducing Microsoft Teams Meeting Room Monitoring

Today’s organizations are adapting office spaces and technology to meet the needs of a hybrid workforce. Microsoft is leading the way, bridging the gap between people working remotely and those in the office with the Microsoft Teams Meeting Room solution that allows everyone to be seen, heard, and fully participate from anywhere.