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Vodafone launches work from anywhere summer campaign
Vodafone has teamed up with campervan company Tourism Holdings and Tourism New Zealand in a bid to encourage New Zealanders to encourage remote and flexible working.
The limitations of Microsoft Teams telephony - and the solution
With lockdowns returning on both sides of the Tasman, the need to integrate a quality telephony solution with Teams is greater than ever. 8x8’s Voice for Microsoft Teams is the answer for any organisation coming to the realisation that Teams’ voice capabilities just aren’t enough.
Juniper Networks releases four new Wi-Fi 6 access point products
Juniper Networks says the new products are the first cloud-managed Wi-Fi 6 access points with integrated AI-driven automation and insight.
It's time to sculpt the future of hybrid work, says Poly report
“The next normal is all about hybrid working moving to the mainstream as we respond, redesign and reinvent — flexible working across multiple locations, with immersive, productive workspaces that accommodate the work style of every employee."
Face-to-face meetings set to decline when workplaces reopen
Face-to-face meetings are set to decline as most meetings will be run remotely even when employees re-enter the workplace.
Vodafone NZ opens stores, offices under alert level 2, with restrictions
“Although we can celebrate low numbers of Coronavirus throughout Aotearoa at the moment, we are acutely aware that it only takes one case to put many at risk."
New Zealand co-working spaces get ready to reopen at Level 2
Allowing co-working under level 2 will help to boost businesses and support local economies.
Twitter employees can choose to work from home forever
“If our employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue to do so forever, we will make that happen."
Five security priorities to consider with a remote workforce
Recently, Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) issued a warning over the usage of insecure video conferencing apps, citing security concerns.
Google Meet's popularity explodes as video becomes the new normal
Google Meet usage has exceeded more than two billion minutes (3800 years) per day.
Check your home network: Demand will congest internet during Covid-19 lockdown
New Zealand Telecommunications Forum says demand for data will increase as New Zealanders use their home networks to access internet to continue working, learning and to entertain themselves once the entire country goes into self-isolation.
Microsoft announces all-new features for Teams as virus keeps workers home
The new capabilities for Teams announced today focus primarily on online remote meetings as well as new technological solutions for ‘traditionally underserved professionals’, including firstline and healthcare workers.
ManageEngine launches suite of enterprise security solutions
The new solutions allow security teams to supervise remote sessions which are providing access to critical systems, says ManageEngine.
Transforming the future of work, one conversation at a time
Centralised offices, hot desking, and the other flexible workplace designs that have prevailed over the past 10 years are now making way for a massive increase in the “work from anywhere” concept.
Pulse Secure offers free remote access software to firms in midst of Coronavirus
Pulse Secure is offering organizations means to quickly obtain Free PCS software licenses for 90-day use by their Asia Pacific-based employees.
APAC CEOs emphasise the need for workers to be agile
CEOs are aware of how AI and automation are affecting workspaces and employees’ growing demand for flexible environments that reflect these changes.
Flexible working isn't a passing fad - and it benefits everyone
The survey found flexible working reduces commuting time, enhances productivity, staff retention, job satisfaction, and creativity.
Why mandating strong cybersecurity for your remote workforce matters
Employees who use unprotected public or home internet connections are putting their organisation, networks, assets, and intellectual property at risk.
Ingram Micro Australia to distribute Northbridge Secure's remote access products
“By adopting a distribution model with Ingram Micro we believe that we will be able to better collaborate with the channel community."
Polycom case study: How remote working helped me adopt a lifestyle change
Often when I tell others I work from home, they ask me how I stay motivated or not end up in front of the TV (or fridge) all day.
Endace demonstrates benefits of network-wide monitoring
EndaceProbe 114 has just been released, and it’s been designed specifically for deployment in branch offices.