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Industry Info to Know – 03.27.20 Roundup

  Greg LaBrie     Mar 27, 2020

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Info to Know Roundup 03.27

Unprecedented times are no different, and we’re taking action. We're committed to gathering and sharing knowledgeable, insightful, and actionable articles to help move your business forward. Articles that cover the topics that are impacting your business now, so you can adjust your strategy to ensure your business thrives during times of uncertainty and beyond.

Each Friday you can expect to see a new "Industry Info to Know" blog post from WEI consisting of a roundup of articles from industry experts, analysts, and our partners that we find insightful and helpful. We will also include links to industry news that you need to know about—news that will impact your business so you can plan ahead for it. We all need to help each other right now—we're all in IT together.


Let's take a look at the articles that caught our attention this week.

Industry News & Insights

What Cisco Networking Learned During the Pandemic
This article from SDxCentral shares findings from Cisco based on the recent impact to their remote connections, call centers, and security; and it discuss their five-pronged approach to enable its employees to work from home.

7 steps to write a coronavirus crisis management plan
Whether you are in planning mode or have moved to more proactive approach, make sure you have all your bases covered with this helpful article from TechRepublic.

How To Get Your People Engaged And Aligned During The Coronavirus Outbreak
Teamwork and collaboration is critical to effectively respond to fluctuating demands on your IT organization as you support a 'new normal.' Get tips for aligning your team for success.

What can happen to a company if coronavirus sends every employee home
This CNBC article written by Nutanix CIO, Wendy M. Pfeiffer, shares three tips for ensuring your infrastructure can support a spike in remote workers, and other unforeseen needs during this time.

Tech Partner Insights

Helping Your Company Accept—and Conquer—Any Business Challenge
This WEI blog post offers advice on delivering a great digital workspace experience with VDI as you scale remote workers.

Secure Remote Access for the Teleworker Accessing the Cloud 
Fortinet shares recommendations for a unified security approach for remote access and the advantages of it.

Global Traffic Spikes. No Panic at the Cisco!
Get insights from Cisco's Executive Platform blog about the 'Future of the Internet' thanks to the recent record-breaking traffic spikes.

How to Enable Your Remote Workforce with VMware
This page from VMware is jam-packed with helpful content around the various VMware solutions companies are using to enable and secure a remote workforce with business continuity top of mind.


Industry Conferences Update

We will also be actively monitoring the status of industry tradeshows and conferences and will provide updates as they come in:  COVID-19 Trade Show Impact (Update).


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Greg LaBrie

Written by Greg LaBrie

Greg LaBrie has more than 20 years of network architecture and engineering experience designing networks that exceed technical requirements, improve operational proficiency and reduce total costs of ownership. Greg holds a number of technical certifications for HPE, Cisco, Fortinet, and much more.

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