Remote working and work from home IT solutions

The new way of remote working

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A New Way of Working

The most affordable way to work from home and have remote working flexibility

The ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic has impacted business in unexpected ways, resulting in a huge number of employees working from home and adjusting to remote working.

 As businesses start to return to their premises there is a clear need to retain flexibility. With local lockdowns, the need to self-isolate, and the recognition that remote and home working solutions have been good for productivity and work life balance, it feels unlikely that business will return to a pre COVID-19 centralized approach.

 UK ICT specializes in remote working IT solutions for businesses, integrating our wide spread of network, security and software knowledge to ensure your business transition to remote working is as efficient, flexible and painless as possible.

  Create a successful office without limits with our Remote Working IT Solutions Bundles. 

Partial Home Working

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    Reducing the risk from COVID by getting more staff working from home 
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    Happier work life balance by reducing commuting 
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    More flexibility in the event of local lockdown or second wave in the pandemic 
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    Cost structure suitable for smaller businesses 
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    Flexible enough for all 

Complete Remote Working Office

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    Advanced security across devices, apps and networks ideal for a remote workforce
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    Register employee devices before they get access to business resources
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    Business application cloud migration that moves your traditional servers to the cloud for accessibility and safety
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    Telephony solution for office phone networks

Partial Home Working bundle includes:

Office 365 Applications

These allow users to install on multiple devices, meaning business crucial applications can be run on their office PC’s as well as work from home devices without incurring extra cost. Microsoft 365 provides users with access to all the latest office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

SharePoint and OneDrive

This combination provides a cloud-based file system much like existing server file shares, that works completely independently of any file server in the office and syncs down files as needed to employees’ PCs, laptops, tablets and mobiles. It also features the same high level of security that office-based file servers use so you can be sure that your important files are secure and accessible when working from home. 

Microsoft Teams

Secure access for video conferencing and chat so you can remain connected with your employees regardless of whether they are in the office or working at home. It also allows you to continue meeting customers face-to-face at a time where it is more difficult to organize in-person meetings.

3CX – VoIP Telephone System for Remote Working Telephony

A cloud-based telephone system like VoIP allows employees to make calls as part of the office phone system both from home and in the office, but without relying on traditional lines or infrastructure. Calls can be made or answered from a range of devices, offering a great level of flexibility.

  • Web browser – using either a headset or just a laptop’s microphone and speakers
  • Mobile App – The app works as if you were using your mobile but allows you to call like you’re using a desk phone in the office.
  • Desk Phone – You can still use a traditional desk phone but it can be plugged in to work at home just like the office

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VPN – Remote Access

Users can securely access resources such as business applications that require traditional office-based servers when remote working. These can be connected to in-house active directory servers so that corporate policy and security are enforced. 

Complete Remote Working Office bundle includes:

Microsoft 365 Business Premium

This contains the same features as Business Standard, but provides additional features that benefit a more mobile or home-based workforce, such as Business Premium the same high level of security that office-based file servers use. 

Office 365 Applications

The licenses allow users to install on multiple devices, so the apps can be used on their office PCs as well as home devices without incurring extra cost. It provides users with access to all the latest office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

SharePoint and OneDrive

Provides a cloud-based file system much like existing server file shares. SharePoint and OneDrive work completely independently of any premise-based file server and sync down files as needed to employees’ PCs, laptops, tablets, and mobiles. 

Microsoft Teams

Allows secure access for video conferencing, voice calls and chat so you can remain connected with your employees whether they are in the office or at home. Meeting agenda, notes and minutes can also be integrated and shared to the Team meeting. 

Enterprise Mobility and Security

Provides policy-based access control and security for remote devices, both corporate and personal. Employees using their own device, such as a laptop, can register it, ensuring it meets an expected level of security before it’s granted access to corporate resources. Additionally, corporate data and applications can be removed from the device if the employee leaves without touching any of their personal files and settings.

Enterprise Mobility and Security also provides application deployment functionality along with inventory capabilities to remote devices, meaning you can get new applications and data to your staff swiftly within a decentralized infrastructure.

Benefits for centralized management when working in a decentralized network

  • Policy enforcement
  • Application deployment
  • Security
  • Inventory
  • Anti-Virus
  • Backed up data

Business Application Cloud Migration

Do you have a business application that runs on traditional servers? Rather than upgrading and maintaining existing servers, speak to our experts about getting your applications migrated to Microsoft’s Azure cloud (link). Remove the burden of maintaining hardware and dependence on office infrastructure by placing the application in a highly available and secure cloud computing (link) infrastructure.

3CX – VoIP Telephone System for Remote Working Telephony

A cloud-based telephone system like VoIP allows employees to make calls as part of the office phone system both from home and in the office, but without relying on traditional lines or infrastructure. Calls can be made or answered from a range of devices, offering a great level of flexibility.

  • Web browser – using either a headset or just a laptop’s microphone and speakers
  • Mobile App – The app works as if you were using your mobile but allows you to call like you’re using a desk phone in the office.
  • Desk Phone – You can still use a traditional desk phone but it can be plugged in to work at home just like the office

Find out more

Pricing and Implementation

Why choose UK ICT for remote working solutions?

Remote working IT support

As IT hardware and software experts, we can organize IT support and disaster recovery with guided setup for your remote working staff wherever they may be located.

Your remote workers will receive the same level of IT support that they now enjoy on the office. Just as your data and systems need to work effectively office or home based, so does your IT support.

Advanced cybersecurity

We use all the latest anti-virus and firewall technology to ensure your data is safe on-site and off and across multiple devices.

Create your own remote working and work from home solution with UK ICT

Whatever your business needs, we have an affordable remote working package for you. Speak to us today and begin your work from home transformation.