Remote working has become a hot topic due to the Covid-19 outbreak, many medical experts across the globe are warning of second wave of Covid-19 infections, it is generally agreed that the inevitable second wave of the coronavirus pandemic could be more deadly than the first because it could be coupled with the seasonal flu. Remote working and learning have been proven an effective option during the global pandemic, according to a recent survey, 98% of respondent said they would like the option to work from home for the rest of their career.
Remote Work As New Business Trend
Many businesses are still concerning about the
employees’ productivity as remote working make it uncontrollable, however many
researches show that remote workers tend to be 35% – 40% more productive due to
a more flexible schedule, lack of distractions, reducing commute time and a less
stressful working environment. Moreover, a recent study indicated that employer can also be benefited from a sizable cost reduction,
each remote employee could save up to US$11,000 a
year in western countries due to the reducing rental and daily operation cost.
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is a technology used to create a virtualized desktop environment on a remote server which is hosted on virtual machines and controlled by management software. Businesses can develop a secure remote office environment by simply moving the business to cloud servers and create an IP whitelist with the build-in firewall template function allowing specific IP address to work on the virtual desktop remotely. With virtual desktop, employee no longer need to worry about any hardware and crashing issues on physical machines.
Cloud File Server
Cloud File Server is an alternative way for enterprises to practice remote working, it works when company database runs on a cloud computing platform. Different level of access authorities are assigned to specific users, employee can then download files from cloud server to their own devices. Cloud owner can also set some rules on upload and download actions. Cloud control panels like Plesk and cPanel are server add-on options which are useful for non-professionals to complete files server setting and manage company resource with a user-friendly Graphic User Interface.
User data security is always LayerStack’s major concerns, we offer multiple features and solutions for cloud users to improve the security level of servers. Auto-Backup is the most popular solution applied for data security purpose. Cloud server would automatically backup all the data at regular intervals, users can recover important business data at any time. Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), on the other hand, can provide an isolated environment for users to keep sensitive data. It works with a dedicated private network connecting a router server and an isolated server, all data will be transferred through a secure and ultra-fast connection.
Major Business Trend
It is no doubt that remote working is changing the global workspace operates and becoming a major business trend in the next few years. Business should take a step forward to maintain business daily operations in global pandemic and foresaw economic recession.