Remote Work Transition

The pivot to remote work happened fast. For some, business was unusual but steady. For others, it was a giant wake-up call. Harder than expected to give employees continuous access to apps and data from everywhere for maximum productivity. Challenging to quickly scale solutions, reliably without sacrificing performance or security. Today’s ‘anywhere organisation’ hinges on an intentional digital-first strategy, prioritising rapid setup, instant scaling, support, and security as the rule, not the exception. There’s no looking back. Only planning for what comes next. 

77%

of the workforce surveyed wants to continue to work from home, at least weekly, post COVID-191

75%

of alone work time (about 57% of a worker’s day) is productive at home versus 63% at the office, according to respondents2

46%

of global businesses surveyed have had a cybersecurity scare since shifting to remote working3

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Overcome flexible work policy challenges

Technology, not location, is the glue holding today’s distributed organisation together. A digital foundation that seamlessly supports a fully distributed workforce builds a more resilient and competitive organisation. And this new operational model, with greater flexibility and more agile ways of working, provides employee work-life balance advantages that improve employee experience. As your organisation considers new remote-work policies, the strongest link has to be your infrastructure - otherwise, getting up and running quickly is challenging. 

3 Critical Capabilities

The most successful remote work strategies are built on proven VMware Future Ready Workforce™ Solutions. They are built on a unified foundation that spans from cloud to device and empower your organisation to deliver an exceptional and secure employee experience, everywhere. Scale access to all your vital apps and data. Ease the management and security of all your endpoints. And optimise your network edge. Future Ready Workforce Solutions support every stage of the journey—from prescriptive and rapid response to enabling net-new ways of working—whether your team is reacting to fill functional gaps or rethinking and securely evolving for the future. 

1. Scaling Access to Critical Apps & Data

Employees want choice and flexibility. Through best-in-class digital workspace technologies including virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), VMware delivers safe, reliable data and app access to all your employees working anywhere. At the foundation is a set of enhanced, flexible cloud management tools that deliver enterprise scalability, performance, and resiliency.

  • Unparalleled VDI experience that scales
  • One control plane for deployment onsite and in clouds
  • Optimal performance with on-demand elasticity
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2. Deliver, Manage & Secure Endpoints

IT wants more control and protection. Purpose-built for cloud, modern endpoint management in Future Ready Workforce Solutions features contextaware security. It intrinsically safeguards all your assets accessed from across the organization while significantly reducing endpoint complexity and IT management. And your employees get a consistent experience for any app on any device—wherever they’re working.

  • Choice with seamless employee experience for day-one productivity
  • Modern management for Windows 10
  • Zero-trust security with intelligent insights and remediation
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3. Optimising Network Edge

Everyone wants performance. New highly distributed work environments have pushed the boundaries of the network edge to employee homes. Who and what is coming in access plus always-on connectivity in Future Ready Workforce Solutions bring the corporate network to each remote employee location and branch office in a safe, scalable way.

  • Context-aware access
  • High-performance connectivity without compromise
  • Cloud-enabled security
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Scaling Access to Critical Apps & Data

Employees want choice and flexibility. Through best-in-class digital workspace technologies including virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), VMware delivers safe, reliable data and app access to all your employees working anywhere. At the foundation is a set of enhanced, flexible cloud management tools that deliver enterprise scalability, performance, and resiliency.

  • Unparalleled VDI experience that scales
  • One control plane for deployment onsite and in clouds
  • Optimal performance with on-demand elasticity
Deliver, Manage & Secure Endpoints

IT wants more control and protection. Purpose-built for cloud, modern endpoint management in Future Ready Workforce Solutions features contextaware security. It intrinsically safeguards all your assets accessed from across the organization while significantly reducing endpoint complexity and IT management. And your employees get a consistent experience for any app on any device—wherever they’re working.

  • Choice with seamless employee experience for day-one productivity
  • Modern management for Windows 10
  • Zero-trust security with intelligent insights and remediation
Optimising Network Edge

Everyone wants performance. New highly distributed work environments have pushed the boundaries of the network edge to employee homes. Who and what is coming in access plus always-on connectivity in Future Ready Workforce Solutions bring the corporate network to each remote employee location and branch office in a safe, scalable way.

  • Context-aware access
  • High-performance connectivity without compromise
  • Cloud-enabled security

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Resources

blueprint future ready workforce

 

Blueprint for a Future Ready Workforce
 

A 3-Stage Approach for Adopting Modern Management and Security

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Five Lessons Learned from the Pivot to a  Distributed Workforce
 

Learn how to deliver continuity and scale with a remote work strategy.

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How 8 Industries Speed Success: VMware Future Ready Workforce Solutions

Discover organisations that are rapidly returning to stability, growth, and innovation

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A Buyer’s Guide to Optimizing Your Remote Employees’ Extended Network

Learn how to tackle some of the network-related challenges that have compromised employee experience.

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Optimise Your Network for the Distributed Workforce

 


8-point checklist for optimising remote employees’ network experience.