Working remotely in the U.S. has been on the rise for several years. In 2015, 3.9 million people in the U.S. worked remotely. With the COVID-19 health crisis changing the work environment for many, 16 million people are now working from home, according to a April 2020 Slack survey. While this does provide a safer work environment for many during the pandemic, it does open the door to an increase in cybercrimes. Now more than ever, keeping the digital workplace secure is important.
Emergencies are a business’s worst nightmare, especially when an emergency is completely out of their control and drastically affects their continuity of business. An unexpected event can tear into cash reserves and even present a physical danger to property and the safety of personnel.
Many businesses, both large and small, use VoIP systems to handle their incoming calls. Because it is cost-effective to move long-distance and international calls to the internet, many have chosen to make the change to VoIP. The advantages of using a VoIP system also include improving customer service.
As many workers have now moved to an online remote work environment, companies might find that some employees need more IT tech support than others, especially those who are new to the work-from-home routine. There are several steps that IT departments can take to take care of the needs of both experienced and non-experienced remote users.
Everett, WA – January 7, 2020 – Advocate Telecom, a leading technology solutions provider, today announced the official launch of its new corporate branding to Advocate One and redesigned website, AdvocateOne.io. Established in 2009, Advocate One specializes in IT, telephony and structured cabling solutions to meet all of its client’s voice and data needs.