Tips for Employers During COVID-19

March 22, 2020 Practical tech tips for employers facing an entirely new population of employees working from home. In part two of our work from home series, we discuss some items for employers to consider as their workforce shifts to remote work mode. If you already have a remote work policy and you were able to put it into action successfully, you are ahead of the pack. If not, or if your current policy is older, peruse these tips for some thought provoking ideas. Looking for employee-focused tips? Visit Part 1 – our employee article: Tips for Employees During COVID-19. In an emergency, you need every hand on deck to fight the emergency. The team at Covene understands the nuances …

Tips for Employees During COVID-19

March 19, 2020 Practical tech tips for employees to safely and securely work from home during this unprecedented time. In this two-part series, we’ll discuss considerations for employees and employers impacting the quickly expanding work from home community. Your company’s IT team is mindful of outside threats, and they go to great lengths to ensure outsiders cannot breach the network to access financial data or intellectual property. These restrictions can mean employees cannot access the same resources available in the office, or only with limited ability. Also, employees are feeling the pressure of slow home network speeds and confusing security restrictions that impact their ability to work effectively. Read on for some tips to address these challenges without compromising security …

Covene’s offer of support during the pandemic

March 16, 2020 Extension of Zero-Cost Offer for Technical Engineering Resources to Assist in Deploying Collaboration Tools Firstly, please allow me to express on behalf of everyone at Covene, our hope for you and your family’s good health and safety during this time, and beyond. At Covene, our first core belief is rooted in our people. This extends from our teammates to their families, friends, and the communities in which they live. Further, as an organization, we exist to serve. In conjunction with the numerous offers from manufacturers to use their platforms at no charge during this crisis, the Covene team has decided to offer our professional services to you, for free. These services will be available to any organization …

Cisco’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Cisco has long been dedicated to helping support natural disasters and other events that happen around the globe.  The same goes for today’s major concern of the Coronavirus.  As COVID-19 makes its way around the world, many companies are shifting to a work from home policy and we need to be prepared.  Cisco is already seeing an exponential increase in the traffic on the Webex backbone since the Coronavirus outbreak began.  Specifically, traffic on the Webex backbone for China-based users has increased 22 times since the outbreak.  As remote working increases worldwide, Cisco is doing four (4) key things to help alleviate the challenge of working from home: For small businesses and individuals who must deploy a work from home …