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Businesses prioritize security and collaboration tools to manage sustained remote work environments

August 11, 2020

77 percent of IT professionals believe they were prepared to manage the rapid shift to remote work during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to TeamViewer.

Among those surveyed, the percentage working from home had abruptly jumped from 28 percent prior to the pandemic to 71 percent during the outbreak. The survey included more than 200 IT executives in the U.S. across various industries.

Manage remote work: High productivity, effectiveness and morale

IT professionals identified many challenges in their response to COVID-19, but felt that their productivity, effectiveness and morale remained high. Eighty-four percent of respondents believed that the “survival” of their companies depended on “providing a stable work environment” during and after the pandemic.

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