“With 46% of companies implementing remote work strategies to offset the impacts of COVID-19 and preserve their employees’ health, the quick pivot is putting new pressures on IT departments worldwide. As that percentage continues to rise, those departments are being asked to deliver remote IT services continuously and securely both within and outside of their four walls.”

Managing the “New Normal” Remote Workforce with ITaaS

Remote WorkThe rush to mobilize work-from-home labor forces puts new strains and pressures on companies’ IT departments. Here’s how IT as a Service helps organizations manage in this “new normal” cost-effectively, securely, and efficiently.

With 46% of companies implementing remote work strategies to offset the impacts of COVID-19 and preserve their employees’ health, the quick pivot is putting new pressures on IT departments worldwide. As that percentage continues to rise, those departments are being asked to deliver remote IT services continuously and securely both within and outside of their four walls.

Now an official “pandemic,” COVID-19 is affecting almost all facets of life. To help lessen the financial impact on individuals and organizations, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires most companies with up to 500 employees to provide paid emergency sick leave up to 100% of regular pay (restrictions apply) for Coronavirus-related issues, up to a total limit of $5,110. And while tax credits are available to offset these expenses, many companies are implementing work-from-home policies to help keep their operations running during this difficult time.

IT with Benefits

ITaaS ServicesThe new and unexpected work-from-home movement presents unique challenges for IT teams. It’s especially challenging for small to midsized firms (SMBs) that lack the internal IT resources needed to mobilize, support, and monitor a mostly-remote workforce. A technology delivery method that treats IT as a commodity, IT as a Service (ITaaS) enhances existing IT organizations by providing the hardware, software, and support they need in exchange for a monthly fee.

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