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The way we work is constantly evolving. The idea of a traditional workforce has changed forever and for organisations today it’s more important than ever to stay agile and embrace the mobility revolution. Flexible working can bring a healthier balance of work and home life for your people, allowing them to stay productive anywhere and maximise their working day.

New technologies have enabled greater mobility and are shaping the business landscape. Mobile and flexible working is increasing because of dispersed business locations, the need for convenience for your people, and increasing environmental pressures to reduce the need for transport and travel.

Only 34% of workers feel empowered to solve their own problems and challenges at work based on the devices they have at their disposal1

Only 33% believe that IT is able to resolve an issue with the device once it arises1

Only 33% of employees are satisfied with IT’s ability to provide the devices needed for work1

The need for a flexible network that can manage and scale to suite your business needs and cope with the high number of mobile users, is paramount to having a next gen workforce. Investing in the latest network is the first step to preparing for the future way of working, ensuring your employees have the right devices and accessories is the next, along with managing and controlling your estate. Find out below how to prepare your business and employees for the next generation of working.

Flexible Networks

Aruba can help your business become mobile ready. Aruba offers solutions that transform aged offices into the office of the future. With more and more employees using smartphones, tablets and IoT devices, employees have the best devices to collaborate and communicate with others, but your business needs to adapt to cloud-based apps. With an Aruba solution, you can guarantee your business will be prepared for the next generation of working.

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Recently, Aruba conducted a study exploring the current levels and attitudes towards digital working, its benefits and how it affects worker behaviour. Of the 7000 ‘digital revolutionaries’ who took part in the study, it found:

74% report a high sense of job satisfaction

65% report a high sense of professional development

70% report a healthy work-life balance

73% report high productivity levels

You can read the full report here:

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By investing in a network that can handle the demands of a mobile workplace, you’re preparing yourself for the future and giving your employees the opportunity to be more productive and perform at their best whilst remaining happy and engaged.

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DrayTek Vigor 2862 Series

DrayTek provides a single Wi-Fi network across multiple access points. Enabling your employees and guests to log on in one part of the network, then move around without losing their connection. Install DrayTek access points in optimum locations and you can manage them all centrally. Ensure coverage across your whole site without worrying about your people being able to get online.

• Real-time protection from web threats including malware, phishing and zombies/bots
• Prevent browsing to questionable content and access to inappropriate web sites
• Block or monitors sites to maximize your staff productivity
• Identify sites that consume your bandwidth (e.g. movies, music)

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M4300 Managed Switch starter kit

With a mobile workforce comes new network demands that could be more complex and expensive to run. The M4300 series delivers cost-effective services that are resilient and flexible. Perfect for wireless access, unified communications and IP video, the NETGEAR M4300 Switch Series will equip you for future workers.

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Next Gen Devices

When it comes to devices, there are hundreds of brands, makes and models out there. But which are best for your type of workers? Here are some of the best, next generation devices that are built for future workers. With extra security, long battery life and customisable features, your employees can rely on them.

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Here are some of our favourite mobile devices:

Z range

The HP Z workstations are built for mobile workers who need the power, speed and lightweight devices to be productive. HP Z workstations are built for specialists. Architects, Graphic designers, VR developer and video editors are just some of the kind of workers who’d benefit from the Z range. Perfect for real-time simulation-based design with server-grade processors, high-end graphics, and lots of memory.

'We issue the ZBook 17 Workstation when our design staff needs to be mobile and they need a lot of power out on the road.'

Shaun Frazier, Director of Information Technology, RAMSA

HP ZBook 17

Get the performance of a desktop with the freedom of a laptop. With relentless performance when editing multiple streams of content, manipulating data and developing in VR. Wherever business takes you, set a new benchmark for mobile working.

Windows 10 Pro for workstations

Be productive in any situation. Windows 10 Pro1 and powerful security, collaboration, and connectivity features from HP help you power through your day on the HP ZBook 17.

Software certified

Work with confidence knowing your HP ZBook 17 has been tested and certified for peak performance with leading software applications from Adobe, Autodesk, SolidWorks and more.

World’s most secure mobile workstation

Protect your confidential work with industry-leading security features. A swipe of a finger closes the shutter on the HP Privacy Camera2, and a touch of a button activates HP Sure View3 privacy screen to protect against visual hacking.

Industry leading reliability

Confidently take your work on-location knowing your ZBook 17 was built for 24x7x365 workloads and designed to pass rigorous military standard tests 4.

With its stunning, new look, the ultralight ThinkPad X1 Carbon is elegant in design, has seamless responsiveness and legendary durability to create the ultimate in mobile productivity. Global LTE-A connectivity option, up to 15 hours of battery life—along with RapidCharge technology—means your employees stay on-task wherever they’re working. What's more, it weighs less than 1.13 kg meaning it’s easy to carry with you.

Lenovo Services Warranty and Premier Support

Helping you get the most out of your technology investment.

Warranty Upgrades and Extensions enable you to vary response time and level of service to match critical support needs. These options can be selected at the time of purchase or within the term of initial base warranty coverage. Depending on the initial base warranty of the system, service plans are available with customer-centric service levels designed to help your business.

Premier Support - Lenovo connects your organisation directly with Lenovo's advanced technicians, who will provide hardware and software support with unscripted trouble-shooting, end-to-end case and relationship management, and prioritised parts and labour response when required.

Talk to our IT specialists to find out more about Lenovo Services Warranty 0800 429 3010

Toshiba Portégé X range

Choose the right device to meet your needs. The 12.5” Portégé X20W 2-in-1 instantly converts from a laptop to a pen-equipped tablet, while the 13.3” Portégé X30 laptop weighing just 1.05kg and with up to 18.5 hours battery life1 is perfect to keep your users mobile. Whichever device you choose, the X Series won’t let you down. All devices are supported by the Toshiba Reliability Guarantee.

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89% Accelerating 89% of the fastest-growing companies.

95% Admired by 95% of Fortune's Most Admired Companies.

100% Connecting 100% of the top telecom providers.

Technology now has the single greatest impact on a business’s ability to react, revolutionise and succeed. Today’s industry leaders have embraced this, and literally transformed their organisations. Of course, everyone uses technology to transform in different ways, but Dell believe customers can take four approaches to ensure success: Digital Transformation. IT Transformation. Workforce Transformation. And Security Transformation. Whatever approach they take, companies of all sizes have gained new capabilities, new value and new competitive advantages that have changed the game.

See how Dell Technologies have transformed the way Jaguar work and have taken them to the next level of technology.

Across all of the Dell Technology brands, they offer everything from devices to servers to cloud software. If you’re looking for a brand that offers a full range of solutions and can help with any type of transformation you want to take your business through, get in touch today.

Contact our IT Specialists to start your transformation with Dell today. 0800 429 3010

Mobile Device Management (MDM)

We don’t just provide the devices, we can help you deploy and control your device estate too.

Find out about our device management solutions here

Things you need to know

  1. Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers and/or software to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows 10 is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See Source -
  2. HP Privacy Camera is an optional feature that must be configured at purchase
  3. HP Sure View integrated privacy screen is an optional feature that must be configured at purchase.
  4. MIL-STD-810G testing is pending. Testing is not intended to demonstrate fitness of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contract requirements or for military use. Test results are not a guarantee of future performance under these test conditions. Accidental Damage Protection Care Pack.

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