Why Business Mobility Is Essential for Enterprise Organizations

Business mobilityThe number of active internet users had surpassed 4.57 billion as of July 2020. Out of these, more than three billion use mobile devices to access the internet. For today’s millennial and tech-savvy workforce, business mobility is usually the first solution—if not the only solution—that it uses for remote working options.

Organizations that still use the traditional model must reorient and upgrade to business mobility. Read how enterprise mobility can increase productivity, lower overheads, streamline business continuity planning and help you acquire the right talent.

More Productive Workforce

Mobile devices have transformed virtually everything that we knew about a typical workplace. Employees can work remotely at any time and from any location, provided they log in to the organization’s data centers with the right credentials. This means employees have access to up-to-date information, can stay connected with their workmates and customers, or collaborate and accomplish tasks quickly.

Research has consistently revealed that productivity is high when employees have fewer disruptions and spend less time commuting. Business mobility has all the ingredients that minimize disruptions and commuting, meaning that it can lead to a more productive workforce.

In remote-first organizations, employees use only the devices they are familiar with. This can increase productivity because it reduces their learning curve. Business mobility also increases accessibility to organization data centers since employees always have access to their own device with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) policies.

Better Talent Acquisition

Recruiting and retaining the right talent is a major challenge facing organizations in today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving economy. To thrive in such an economy, companies must acquire an agile and flexible workforce. Business mobility, coupled with the right remote access strategy, can enable organizations to tap into non-local talent—without paying relocation costs.

And since location is no longer a limiting factor, organizations have access to a vast pool of candidates. By granting remote workforce access to centrally held IT resources, organizations can meet the ever-changing business needs quickly, increase efficiencies and future-proof their workforce.

Enterprise mobility can also help improve employee retention. By allowing employees to work from home, enterprise mobility offers a flexible work-life balance that is necessary to retain the best employees in an organization.

Lower Overhead Costs

Enterprise mobility can reduce overhead significantly via:

Simplify Businesses Continuity Planning

Every company faces the prospects of minor and major disruptions from planned events like office relocation and IT maintenance to unplanned catastrophes such as earthquakes and floods. In the past, companies focused on failover and disaster recovery mechanisms for data that are not holistic.

If employees cannot access their applications and files, the business goes down; this can potentially result in lost revenue and reduced productivity. Business mobility technologies can allow organizations to keep their staff productive via BYOD’s and CYOD’s during scheduled and unscheduled disruptions.

Parallels RAS and Business Mobility

Business mobility allows companies to compete more aggressively, operate more efficiently and engage customers assertively. When you leverage enterprise mobility for your organization, you not only simplify the management processes but also meet business and customer expectations.

However, implementing business mobility may have far-reaching implications for an organization. Besides deciding how to deliver mission-critical applications, IT administrators must understand how to design and manage desktops in a manner that improves core business operations.

Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) is a comprehensive virtual desktop and application delivery solution that compliments business mobility. By using Parallels Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Client, employees can access their applications and files securely from any device, at any time and at any location via a lightweight, easy-to-install application. Additionally, the Parallels Client is cross-platform—users can access it from Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Chrome OS and any HTML5-enabled browser.

One strength that Parallels RAS brings to enterprise mobility is simplicity. Its intuitive interface allows users to work simultaneously on desktops and applications using features such as drag and drop, zoom, and multiscreen support that offer a world-class user experience. Most importantly, Parallels RAS is cost-effective and supports a multi-cloud environment.

Embark on the Business Mobility journey by evaluating a 30-day Parallels RAS trial today!


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