Many companies are already suffering from the inconvenience caused by COVID-19’s travel restrictions. You’ve probably seen it on television: cancellations of events, travel bans and more companies requiring employees to work from home until this pandemic is under control. Perhaps your company has already put in place travel restrictions. Do you have a communication plan in place for remote employees?

Business Continuity Planning – Implementing the Right Tools to Your Work-from Strategy

You need a company-wide work-from-home strategy. There are several resources available that can be used quickly to keep your team on the right track while you prepare for, and ultimately manage, business interruptions.
Cisco Unified Communications ManagerWebex TeamVideo Conferencing Software (Potential Solutions : Webex or Zoom). If you need immediate assistance with any of these collaboration solutions, an IT Solutions Provider such as IE can help you set up remote telephony access so your users can use their laptops as their phones or take their IP phones home with them.
Are you interested in using Cisco’s voice platform but not using it?
IE can help you set up a cloud-based telephony system that will allow your employees work remotely.

Preparing for changes to your remote network planning
Administrators should consider the collaboration traffic of their users when planning their remote network. This is because of the state of emergency that encourages employees to self-quarantine. You can either hire out your collaboration support, or for the moment, use 24/7 remote work from a Webex specialist through IE OnDemand Services.

You need a collaboration system that not only provides global coverage but also works seamlessly to ensure business continuity. An OnDemand team that provides 24/7 support via Webex can keep your employees and colleagues connected and help you keep your business running smoothly. IE also offers Webex Adoption Services, which assist with initial deployment, end user training, and monitoring.

Take advantage of the free Webex Corporate Trial
Webex is a powerful tool that integrates remote work into your business continuity plan. IE offers a free corporate trial of Webex for up to 90 days.
Here’s the current IE Free 90 Day Webex offering guide.

Are you interested in Webex for your company? To get your free 90-day Webex trial, contact your IE sales representative today. This trial is available for up to 500 users. It also offers global reach so employees can dial in from anywhere. Our plan also supports up to 200 users, among other notable benefits (see the chart for more details).

Webex Experts can help you build your Work-from-Home strategy
IE offers OnDemand and Adoption Services to help you improve cross-company communication systems. You need a reliable remote communication strategy to combat the COVID19 crisis that threatens business continuity. IE can help implement the systems that you need to prevent business interruption.

Marty Jefferson
Marty Jefferson has been in IT for more than 30 years. He has extensive experience in project management, project engineering, project management, collaboration technologies and voice solutions, as well as computer networking. After being honorably discharged from the military as an FTG2 Second-Class Petty Officer, he moved to the private sector as a Director of Collaboration and Voice Solutions in Internetwork Engineering.