March Newsletter: The Workforce Goes Remote

By March 20, 2020 May 3rd, 2020 Newsletter

Like everyone else, I’ve been working from home—above is yesterday’s sunrise, as seen from my “office” window. The distancing is a drag, but I can’t complain about the view.

Remote work has been a known trend for some time. And then it became a mandate. For everyone. Now. Traditional means of remote access, like VPN—never scoped for this spike— have been overwhelmed, creating painful disruptions.

Our partners have responded with emergency offers, cloud-based ones we’ve been quickly deploying for our clients this week to ensure continuity without sacrificing security. Our CTO, Thomas Whang, wrangled up the top five.

I hope one or more can help. We may have to stay apart, but we’re all in this together. And staying connected securely has never been more critical.


Everybody Gets a License!

With work from home mandatory, our partners have responded with emergency offers to secure remote access, cloud-based ones quickly deployed and easily scaled.

See the Offers



At my first RSAC, I captured the Human Element in beautiful SF⁠—home to steep hills, delicious prime rib and friendly french bulldogs.


Exponential Increase in Remote Work

Friday’s peak of 42% is just 1 point behind the average weekend remote work percentage, and higher than any of the holidays in the past 6 months. The total number of remote workers is the highest ever observed.

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Chris Plunkett

Author Chris Plunkett

VP of Marketing at Impelix

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