Remote work infrastructure requires on-prem network changes

techtarget | May 01, 2020

Remote work infrastructure requires on-prem network changes
The stay-at-home orders came quickly and with minimal warning. Chances are you turned off the office lights, locked the door and headed home. Maybe you gave little thought about how to adapt the network for the change in network traffic as employees switched to remote work. During this time of working from home, the network change requirements will be different for nearly every enterprise as they address their remote work infrastructure. If all employees are working from home, you could shut down some network components. For instance, you could shut off the switches supporting employee offices to save on power and air conditioning. Wi-Fi can also be shut off, but if some employees are still going into the office, then the parts of the network they use must be left on.

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