In an era of mobile and remote workers, The Sixth Flag has stepped up to the plate and offered a secure way to access corporate content remotely through the cloud.
There's a trust issue when it comes to remote workers. Since they're not within the four walls of the enterprise--or at a branch under control of the IT department--there's a tenuous connection between the centralized IT systems and that worker.
It's hard enough keeping the LAN and WAN functioning properly and providing end-users with the services they need to do their jobs. It's getting worse, though.
Employees are heading back to the office because of difficulty using mobile file-sharing and collaboration products.
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Mobility might mean increased worker productivity, but it also means employees have to be available 24/7/365. Or at least that's how it seems for many. In fact, a survey found that a majority of workers will spend two or more hours a day working remotely during the holidays this year.
NHS Human Services replaced its Wi-Fi network with an Aruba Networks' wireless infrastructure to obtain the flexibily, security and performance it needed for a client base of over 50,000.
When Marissa Mayer shook things up at Yahoo and instituted a stricter telecommuting policy last year, she raised some interesting debate among the tech community, which has a number of remote workers, about both the upsides and downsides of working from home.
More and more employees are doing their work outside of the traditional office. This can increase employee satisfaction, but it presents challenges to managers who must manage a dispersed workforce.