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Businesses Hit By Sandy Turn To The Cloud


Several businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy have turned to cloud-based communications services offered by 8x8 Inc. for business continuity, according to the company.

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Backup communications systems are an important component of business continuity. But what about access to critical applications like CRM, ERP?

Let's say the company's office is intact, and they even have power. What if transportation disruptions prevent employees from getting to the office?

One approach is to enable remote access (for those employees that have power and internet in their locations). Organizations can host Windows applications or virtual desktops in the corporate data center. Employess can then access those applications or destops from their home PC or even mobile devices.

One solution that facilitates this strategy is Ericom AccessNow. AccessNow is an HTML5 RDP client that enables any device (even iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Macs and Linux PCs) with an HTML5-compatible browser to connect to published Windows applications or virtual desktops and run their applications or desktops inside a browser tab.

AccessNow does not require a client on the end user device. Employees open their device's browser, click on a URL, enter their login credentials and launch their applications or desktops in a browser tab. It's even possible to point them to a back-up server located in a different location from the office, in the event that the regular office is down.

For more information about AccessNow visit:

I work for Ericom

Posted by Adam G | Wednesday, November 14 2012 at 5:47AM ET
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