The Importance of Remote Access, Regardless of Remote Workers

The Importance of Remote Access, Regardless If You Employ Remote Workers

It is important to keep up with the technology of the times, particularly in business. Remote access is beneficial even if your business doesn’t employ remote workers.

Easily Accessible Company Data

The main reason many businesses choose to implement remote access is because of an accessibility issue that arises. This could be the result of a weather phenomenon like a hurricane, tornado, or flood. It could also be as simple as someone not having the ability to access a presentation when they need it. With remote access, your employees have the ability to access company data from a remote location. This allows for more efficient and effective work when away from the office. Which let’s face it, pretty much everyone is doing these days.

If using a virtual private network (VPN), access can be granted to the entire business server, giving easy access to stored files. Since everything is accessible, remote access makes it easy to work with contractors. Files can be shared with an outside resource as simply as they can be with an in-house employee.

Using remote access allows businesses with multiple locations to keep all files and information consistent. There’s no need to worry about transferring files from one location to another after the fact.

You may be unable to or uninterested in hiring remote workers, there are times that staff are unable to be in the office, but still need to get work done. Remote access gives them a way to access everything if something unforeseen happens. This is true even if they just need to access a file or send over information.

Ignite a Collaborative Work Environment

Playing into the service’s accessibility, remote access also promotes better collaborative work.  With internal and external benefits your employees can exchange information with coworkers and third parties. Sometimes an external individual may also be needed for their expertise on a particular project.  With remote access, contractors can save their productivity for your project and save money on travel. This service can be a conduit for staff training with tools like screen sharing, again cutting the need to travel.

Remote Access Makes it Easier to Outsource Services

With remote access established in your company, you are easily able to outsource other services. Your IT provider can use this access to assist staff remotely and can remotely monitor your devices to ensure they are secure. As mentioned with accessibility benefits, the service also allows companies to outsource contractors while allowing them to access files.

Remote access has changed the way that many industries function. With Layer One Networks Managed Cloud Desktop services, you and your team will have access to your whole infrastructure. We’ll put everyone on the same page, regardless of the web browser, all with a familiar Windows desktop interface. Contact Layer One Networks today and save thousands on deployment and maintenance costs with our managed IT services.