Bangalore, March 11 2020: As Covid-19, the Corona virus, continues to spread across India, some companies are making it easier for people to work from home. Here is a roundup of the latest initiatives announced:
Zoho, the Indian office tools specialist is offering its Remotely Toolkit to customers, free of cost. Remotely, Zoho comes with apps from video/voice call facilities, to collaboration tools such as Workdrives. In a twitter the company said: At @zoho we have embraced remote work. We are now offering the remote work toolkit for all teams to use for free as we pray for the #CoronaVirus crisis to tide over. Access #ZohoRemotely - https://zcu.io/sXYt
Till the virus is brought under control, over 8000 employees of Zoho across 10 countries will be working from safety of their homes.
Cisco has offered its remote collaboration tool Webex for free under 90-day licences even to businesses who are not its customers.
FreeConferenceCall.com, a leading global conferencing and collaboration brand has eliminated all pay walls for users in India to help combat the Coronavirus. Users in India can access the full suite of video conferencing capabilities entirely free of charge. Free video and collaboration tools enable users across the country to meet, work and stay connected during this challenging time.
- Unlimited international audio conferencing with local dial ins for 75+ markets
- Unlimited video conferencing
- Up to 1,000 participants per conference (significantly more than most providers)
- Screen sharing and drawing
Array Networks Inc. has announced its full-fledged support towards enabling corporate workforce to work from home (WFH) amid the coronavirus threats by offering complimentary Virtual Secure Access Gateway (vxAG) and Direct Desktop Business Continuity Planning license for 30 days to all enterprises who securely wish to plan work from home for their employees.