Companies Rethink Strategies for Enabling Hybrid Work
Organizations using traditional remote access technologies say they fall short in supporting new model, move to modernize
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 2, 2022 – Forced by the pandemic to provide employees with access to the systems and information they needed to work from home, IT organizations around the world turned to traditional technologies like Virtual Private Networks (VPN). And they worked. But as the world moves to hybrid work, 96 percent of IT leaders who participated in a recent global survey conducted by Gartner Peer Insights on behalf of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), say they no longer cut it. And they’re rethinking their approach.
Hybrid models have radically changed where and how work gets done – and even who does it. Of the organizations who participated in the Citrix poll:
When it comes to supporting these changes, respondents say the solutions they put in place to enable remote work fall short in the following areas:
And they are increasing their investments in technologies that allow them to provide a simpler, more consistent and secure experience for employees regardless of where they work, including:
VPN remains the most popular solution to support remote work. But as the Citrix research reveals, it’s not enough to enable safe and productive hybrid work on its own. According to the poll, 87 percent of respondents using VPN have implemented at least one other solution to close the gaps, including:
And in doing so, they’re achieving their goal. When asked to identify the top three benefits their hybrid work solutions provide, participants in the Citrix poll said they:
“Hybrid work is the future of work” said Tim Minahan, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Citrix. “Innovative organizations recognize this and are reimagining the solutions used to support it so they can deliver it today.”
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