Empower Teleworkers with the Right Technology
The Modern Workplace
Today’s federal workforce needs to be able to communicate, collaborate, and do their best work from anywhere, not just the office. Does your agency offer employees the option to make telework possible—or the platforms, tools, and resources to make it remarkable?
Whether you’re preparing for continuity of operations plans, supporting a new generation of end users, or shifting to a mobile workforce, you need technology that helps you make the leap and hit the ground running. The experts at Connection® Public Sector Solutions can help you achieve the best of both worlds: the security and familiarity of face-to-face interaction with the freedom of anywhere, anytime collaboration.
Special Offers on Collaboration Platforms
Take advantage of special extended trial offers on the latest tools for supporting telework. Talk to your Account Manager today to learn how you can get 90 days of Adobe Connect, access to advanced Google Hangouts Meet capabilities, 90-day licenses for Cisco Webex, 30 days of VMware Workspace ONE, and a 6-month subscription to Microsoft Office 365—all at no cost.
Create a Complete Telework Solution
Give your employees the tools they need to share ideas and get work done faster than if they were all sitting in a traditional workspace. With powerful collaboration tools from Microsoft, Cisco, Google, LogMeIn, and more, you can build a dream team that’s focused on getting results—not getting stuck in meetings.
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Is your VPN capable of supporting an influx of new users, or will it be pushed to the limit if you expand your remote user base? Talk to your Account Manager about VPN constraints, licensing considerations, and available bandwidth to ensure you’re ready for the demands of a large remote workforce.
You’re Not Alone—We’re Here to Help
Your helpdesk is overloaded with calls. Your network is pushed to the limit. And you’re supporting new platforms, new applications, and new demands every day—not to mention solving the same old issues that never seem to go away. Let the experts at Connection help lighten your load. As an extension of your IT team, we offer:
• Professional services to assist with overflow helpdesk calls
• Network assessment and design services to ensure you have the bandwidth, resiliency, and security to support your remote workforce
• Remote computing via VMware WorkspaceONE/Horizon, Citrix, or Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop to enable new solutions or scale your existing one
• Secure application delivery and access to both agency-owned and personal client devices
Learn more about our complete portfolio of Federal contracts.
Reduce the Spread of Bacteria and Viruses
Faced with a global health crisis, federal agencies are tasked with preventing the transmission of potentially dangerous bacteria and viruses. Many agencies are exploring ways to limit the spread of these threats across their facilities and public spaces.
Connection has partnered with industry-leading manufacturers to offer solutions dedicated to infection prevention, including hardware and accessories with antibacterial coatings and sanitizing-agent resistance, UV sterilization products, and electronic hand-washing surveillance. Use our helpful search tool to identify products with the right infection control properties to protect your employees, visitors, and general public today.
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Connection Community News on Working Remotely
April 28, 2020
Creating a COVID-19 Cyber Security Plan
As everyone adapts to a new way of working in the face of coronavirus, the rapid increase in remote work has created unprecedented challenges for IT teams and employees. One of the biggest areas of concern? Cyber security. The best way to combat this is with a COVID-19 cyber security plan.
April 16, 2020
3 Tips to Keep Focused While Working from Home
We are experiencing weird times, wouldn’t you say? It may seem flippant to say weird, but we are experiencing a fantastic and bizarre situation that is also uncanny. I would be lying if I said I didn’t have some level of anxiety as I watch this all unfold. As of today, millions of students and employees are piecing together their own productivity strategies along with those who lead their organizations.
April 14, 2020
Secure Remote Access in the Age of COVID-19
There are many businesses that have had a remote workforce for some time now. And in many cases, they also had a plan in place to deploy remote workforce connectivity and support. Due to COVID-19, there is a growing recognition for a remote workforce at scale. Several vendors have stepped up to assist getting your users connected, but there may be a few bumps in the road.
April 01, 2020
Adjust to a Work-From-Home Life with Microsoft Teams
Many companies are allowing employees to work remotely in the face of COVID-19. With this unprecedented situation, many will need to adjust to a work-from-home life for the first time. Get some useful tips for making work from home productive and healthy.
April 01, 2020
Microsoft’s Response to COVID-19 and Free Microsoft Teams Trial Offer through Connection CSP
Keep your teams in contact as you all begin to work remotely with a free six-month trial of Microsoft Teams. Discover the benefits of this meeting and collaboration software with tips and explanations from one of our own Microsoft experts.
Are you remote-work ready? Recent global events have forced many companies to find out the hard way. But even without a major crisis, the ability to work effectively with distributed teams is becoming integral to business success. An effective remote work plan enables continuity with distributed teams. You can respond effectively to a crisis and employees can enjoy everyday flexibility. Here’s what you need to know about efficient processes, solutions, tools, and more.
While your organization may already support a number of remote employees, trying to shift nearly everyone to remote work can seem daunting. That’s why we’ve put together a list of five key area focus on, so you can ensure your employees stay productive, sane, and healthy as they transition to working remotely.
Schools all over the country are suddenly in the position of having to set up remote learning for their entire student bodies. How can your school keep students learning and engaged with the smallest impact on your budget? Fortunately, Microsoft Teams and Office 365 can provide an ideal solution for remote collaboration. Learn how Teams and Office 365 can help keep your students learning during these turbulent times.
February 25, 2020
How Microsoft Teams Can Save the Day
As many of your users have recently made the shift to working remotely, you might find that they’re struggling to stay in touch and collaborate with team members. Microsoft Teams just might be the solution to your woes. Our expert gives a detailed rundown of the app and how using it can increase collaboration and make sure everyone feels like they’re still part of the team.
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