As companies have become more and more progressive with the products they offer, the way their employees work has changed as well. For many companies, the traditional idea of a 9-5 in a cubicle just isn't the way they do things anymore. Instead, many of these companies have embraced remote work.
While remote work certainly has a set of unique advantages, one potential challenge that is often overlooked is the importance of having a solid internet network on the home front-- or the brick and mortar office, home, or rental unit that serves as the central hub of business operation. With a solid internet network, the process of assigning projects, collaborating with others, and working with folks from Amsterdam to Alabama can be easy, safe, and, most importantly, reliable.
A strong, reliable internet connection will save you a ton of money
One of the biggest issues for remote, online work is steady, reliable access to internet that's strong enough to accomplish activities that are usually done on a dedicated work server. That issue can be mitigated by leaving assignments that require heavy duty computing (final project builds, software work, etc.) to computers operating on the base network. With a network that's fast enough and reliable enough to accomplish the heavy duty stuff with ease, business owners that allow employees to work remotely can save themselves the headache of crashed computers or incredibly slow turnarounds that can come from trying to do work on home internet connections-- meaning more productivity.
Good internet service makes work a lot faster
For many people who employ remote teams, project management software and collaborative software like Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive are often invaluable tools used to keep data organized among folks in many different locations. And when you're storing massive amounts of data in one central location, it pays to have an internet platform that can keep up with the downloads, uploads, and transfers you need-- so you don't skip a beat, no matter how many miles away the work's being completed. There's nothing worse than a downed system on the day a project is due. With good, solid internet service, that will be the least of your worries!
A strong, reliable, robust internet network doesn't have to just be wishful thinking for remotely-run businesses. Here at Spectrumlink, we specialize in custom internet solutions for all kinds of situations-- and remote solutions are right up our alley.