What You Need to Work-From-Home Successfully!
WORK FROM HOME: What You Need For WFH Success and Endurance
A 7-Step VDI Action Kit & Guide
Well, we've made it this far! Here we are in September 2020 and working from home has never been more prevalent, ongoing, and potentially permanent. Now that we're coming out of rescue mode, it's time to step up to revival mode!
10ZiG has you covered for what you need to have for your WFH set-ups in virtual desktop infrastructure environments with a 7-Step Action Kit & Guide, so that end users can not only endure, they can succeed!
What Do End Users Need To Endure and Succeed with a Work-From-Home Office Set-up?
This action list guides you on everything an end user will need to have for a successful work-from-home VDI set-up. As a reminder, a VDI environment with the right endpoints and the right endpoint management software allows you to manage and deploy all end users' devices from one central location - in or out of the Cloud.
A THIN OR ZERO CLIENT - With VDI, most IT Professionals turn to Thin or Zero Clients. They are secure, remotely-managed, energy-efficient, small form factors, and everything is stored and managed on a central server - OS, Apps, etc. - plus, offer many other benefits. Be sure to send one home with each staff member.
MONITORS, AND HOW MANY? - The big question here is how many? And, what about display resolution? With VDI endpoints, you should also consider things like Single, Dual, Triple, Quad Screen Support, DVI-Ds, DVI-Is, VGAs (w/Converters), and DisplayPorts. There is also a Client & monitor device that is All-in-One!
KEYBOARD & MOUSE PLEASE - So, you've remembered your computer device, and monitor or monitors, but what's often easily forgotten and/or overlooked, is bringing home a keyboard and mouse. More than likely, wireless, so you'll want a back-up of small batteries as well. #3 seems simple, but it is important!
WEBCAM & HEADSET ARE ESSENTIAL - Now, this is what makes working-from-home truly successful. A headset, a webcam, and the right endpoint support for both. Staff members go home without these and quickly realize the virtual meetings they will need to conduct on Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and other communication platforms.
ENOUGH INTERNET IS A MUST - Definitely an item on this action list! Not only do you need internet at home for connection back to the office, you need enough of it - enough speed, that is. Some home connections can be so slow that they can't stay connected, or even get connected. This is also true with a VDI set up.
QUALITY REMOTE MANAGEMENT - Remote-working VDI endpoints are only as good as their remote-working centralized management software. Be sure to use a free enterprise management tool, with no license limitation. Send employees home with easily managed endpoints, in or out of the Cloud.
PRINTER AND/OR SCANNER - Last, but not least, a printer! Most WFH employees will probably not need to print, but some may need to and maybe even need to scan or copy. (And don't forget ink, too!) Choose the right endpoint for end users who need these printer/scanner feature at home as well in addition to the above.
WORK FROM HOME OFFICE - ERGONOMICS
Something to also think about > laptops at home are not sustainable when it comes to health and back related issues of end users. A traditional office set-up with a desk, a chair, (and everything mentioned above) positioned to assist with posture and comfort is essential.
ABOUT - 10ZiG offers Thin & Zero Clients for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft, as well as other leading VDI vendors using Linux and Windows 10 IoT based platforms on x86 Intel/AMD hardware. Add in The 10ZiG Manager™ Server, and remote-working for your organization is a success! We are an endpoint provider that provides top-quality VDI endpoints, enterprise software, service, and warranties. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (866) 865-5250 for a no-cost consultation and/or get your FREE demo.