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|Free Cloud Application for Remote Workforce Management and Regulatory Compliance During the COVID-19 Crisis|
erwin, Inc. has announced the free and immediate availability of erwin WFH (Work From Home) Impact Manager. This cloud-based application provides organizations with a single source of intelligence regarding remote workers' locations, communication preferences, and the processes, systems and technologies to support them in being productive and compliant as they work from home in response to COVID-19.
The pandemic has forced organizations around the world to re-think their business models, particularly the need to quickly ramp up and support remote workforces. erwin WFH Impact Manager, based on the company's Enterprise Collaboration SaaS platform launching later this year, will be offered free of charge for 180 days.
|"RingPlan" -- Powerful Cloud-Based Phone System for Remote Work|
ZTelco has launched the beta version of a new cloud-based phone system that is easy to use, quick to launch, and supports remote teams working from home. The sign-up process cuts provisioning time to only minutes, while giving customers full control of how they use their phones.
RingPlan is a scalable, easy-to-use, pay-as-you-go tool designed for the digital age. RingPlan provides organizations a central hub where they can add lines, extensions, toll-free numbers, track calls, and so much more. Users can use existing phones or can buy phones online from the RingPlan portal. Full control gives organizations more power over how they budget phone communications.
|Free Zoom And GoToMeeting Integrations to Help Remote Workers|
Calendly is offering free integrations with Zoom and GoToMeeting through June 30th to help remote workers endure the public health crisis.
As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the planet, more and more business professionals will shift to working from home.
"We hope this gesture will make your life just a little easier as we each do our part in these coming weeks," said Tope Awotona, CEO of Calendly.
To activate your Zoom or GoToMeeting integration, sign up for a free account at calendly.com and visit the integrations page.
Calendly will also be providing free premium plan access to researchers and teams helping to solve the COVID-19 crisis. Please email email@example.com for more information.
|Huddleup Takes Meeting Rooms to the Next Level|
Hypersign has released a new extension product to their base visual communications platform, Hypersign+, named Huddleup. Huddleup is designed for the meeting room environment to provide video conferencing, digital whiteboarding, live TV, screen mirroring, local hdmi, digital signage and emergency alerts all within the same package.
Designed to take meeting rooms to the next level, Huddleup increases meeting efficiency and effectiveness while integrating seamlessly with the Hypersign+ platform.
|Working from Home: Wi-Fi Security Tips for Remote Employees|
As companies enact aggressive work-from-home measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 among their employees, Inseego Corp. provides the following information to help remote workers stay secure.
- Wi-Fi access points are usually configured by default to broadcast the name of your wireless network -- known as the service set identifier, or SSID. Changing your settings to "hide" your SSID will help you avoid attracting the attention of opportunistic hackers.
- Use some variant of WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) -- either WPA or the newer WPA2 standard.
- Make sure that any password (or passphrase) that protects your Wi-Fi network is long and random so it can't be cracked by a determined hacker. Do not settle for the default settings.
- Establish a guest network for other users in your household, allowing them to connect to the internet without getting access to your company's network.
|New All Metal Circular Floor Box for Access Floors Offers Flexibility and Durability|
Snake Tray's new all metal circular floor box for access floors offers a durable data and power reception module for workstations. The round design allows for the module to be installed in the same size opening as standard air diffusers. Its optional integrated circuit breaker eliminates power disruptions to other electrical devices in the area. Models are available with standard or custom configurations for both power and data to meet the customer's specifications.
|New Application Offers Team Messaging and Communication Services in the Cloud|
Accent, a leading provider of cloud-based unified communication and team collaboration services, has launched its new VoiceONE® Connect team communication and messaging service. This new service offering will focus specifically on delivering industry leading team messaging, communication, and collaboration services via Accent's VoiceONE® Connect application.
VoiceONE® Connect provides a full suite of team messaging and collaboration capabilities including one-to-one or team messaging and file sharing, team voice, video, conferencing, and screen sharing. These capabilities assist teams in communicating more efficiently and enhancing their collaborative efforts across multiple locations on any device.