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Work-from-home (WFH) options for companies during the coronavirus outbreak

"Home office" by MONOCHROME BUREAU is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 The coronavirus outbreak has forced many companies to have their employees work remotely in accordance with the CDC's prevention recommendation. This has presented some challenges for companies that did not have existing telework solutions in place. Companies are also asking their IT administrators to provide the means for remote access within a short period of time. Fortunately, there are several solutions that meet this need. This article will address some options in remote access and communication tools. Remote Access Two of the most used options for remotely accessing the corporate network are remote desktop (RDP) and VPN. Each has its areas of strength which make it suitable for different use cases. RDP A remote desktop connection provides a user with direct access to the desktop of their work PC. The advantage of this tool is that it provides the user with virtually the same UI ex