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Remote Working IT Solutions

Productivity shouldn’t have to suffer just because staff can’t make it into the office: modern IT solutions mean organisations can keep going in the face of traditional business disruptions.

As long as employees have an active internet connection at home, they can continue to work as if they are in the office with Akita’s remote working IT solutions.

Take the office with you with virtual desktops and hosted servers

A virtual desktop ensures that if an employee can’t make it into the office, they can access their work desktop and files from home via a cloud hosted server.

Accessed via a portal on a laptop or mobile device, a virtual desktop is just like accessing your PC’s desktop at work, only that the entire setup is held on a cloud hosted server.

Staff can their documents, as well as use the key software they may need to do their job (think Sage, Photoshop or whatever software your business relies upon). All documents and changes are saved to the cloud so there’s no worry about versioning – everyone gets access to the most up-to-date documents.

Hosted server and virtual desktop solutions also mean you can remove the cost of an onsite server setup. Servers are expensive in terms of hardware, maintenance and required upgrades, plus can cost a company as much as £200 a month in electricity. A cloud hosted server solution therefore saves you money and hassle.

Talk to us today about how easy it would be to get your company’s desktops and server into the cloud.

Cover the phones and hold meetings with VoIP phone solutions

VoIP telephone technology means you don’t have to be in the office to answer your office phone.

Akita partners with 3CX to deliver advanced VoIP phone solutions. Along with cost-saving benefits over traditional telecoms, our VoIP solution also allows users to route calls to a desk phone seamlessly and easily to your mobile phone.

Install the 3CX app and, with a couple of clicks, you can have remote access to your desk phone at home, taking and making calls as if you are in the office.

And if during disruption you need to have a vital meeting with colleagues, customers or suppliers, you can use 3CX’s VoIP video calling and conferencing functionality to get face-to-face. Use either your laptop’s webcam or your phone’s camera to host a video call and engage with key clients or colleagues.

3CX VoIP video conferencing allows you to video call as many as 25 people simultaneously, meaning whole teams can meet up. With the ability to share documents and make presentations as well, it’s the next best solution to being in the room with them.

To discuss VoIP, virtual desktops and all of our remote working solutions, please call 01732 762 675 or get in touch

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