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Procuring technology for a hybrid working model

The pandemic-driven cultural and logistical shift which left few companies unaffected led to an overnight loss of IT control for many tech professionals, forcing them into taking greater levels of risk to rapidly facilitate remote working - and those with traditional IT infrastructures were further hampered while trying to quickly transition to new digital ways of working. Building resilience into systems and processes, alongside the hybrid working model, has become a key focus for IT decision makers, so we’re here to support you in ensuring that any investment in future tech is well considered and expert guided.

The hybrid working challenges facing IT professionals

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Security

Striking a balance between keeping data and networks secure whilst enabling a productive distributed workforce is vital. Having the insight and expertise you need on hand is pivotal in securing investment in the tech that will safeguard activity and improve internal processes.
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Cost efficiency

The rapid adoption of remote working left many IT decision makers blind to rising operational costs. As businesses build back, improved visibility is high on the agenda with new technology solutions identified as key drivers of more cost-efficient processes.
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Workflow

Keeping teams working seamlessly across multiple locations is now a necessity. Whether that’s instant access to data and documentation or digitising traditional processes, we’re here to help your people operate more effectively by automating device and document management, wherever they’re working..
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Remote monitoring and management

It’s not just technology users that will be working across multiple locations, but the administrators of that technology as well. Remote monitoring and management means being able to track usage, order supplies, fix issues and upgrade firmware wherever a device is, from wherever you are.

Managing tech for the hybrid office 

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The office of the future is here 

Workforce demand for an evolved hybrid working model extends far beyond the ability to work from home. The new hybrid office must show the adaptability to meet personal, professional and organisational need, with workers benefitting from the flexibility to undertake the work that delivers most value from each location.     

View the hybrid working solutions defining the office of the future     

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Professional working from home

Working from home has typically meant teams putting up with the challenges of poor connectivity and collaboration. Now, with changes accelerated by the pandemic, it can be a seamless, effective way of working. Productivity-boosting processes are set to maximise homeworkers’ potential, facilitated by the professional-level technology they need to work effectively and securely in their own workspace.

View the hybrid working solutions transforming home working

Brother managed print services prove the perfect print solution for hybrid working 

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Managed print services (MPS) are a proven solution for providing businesses with cost-efficiency and productivity benefits in the office. But as IT decision makers contemplate the solutions that will help them maintain control while empowering their teams across a new borderless office environment, managed print services have again come to the fore.   
 
Offering entirely remote installation and access to the Brother remote IT support desk - a team of experts who can resolve any issues wherever they occur – print fleets are easy to set up and simple to manage from any location, significantly reducing IT administration time and increasing control and visibility of use. 
 

Automatic supplies ordering means new ink or toner cartridges arrive ready to be installed whenever they are needed, saving time and cutting costs. While the hidden costs that come with self-managing printers, including the time spent setting up machines and systems, responding to issues and handling supplies are removed.

 

Find out more about managed print services

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