Friday Five

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And we’re back! Glad to finally make it to our favorite day of the week. Now that Halloween has finally come and gone, you can take a break from eating the candy and treats your kids collected earlier this week, and catch up on what you missed while you were out trick-or-treating or watching marathons of your favorite spooky flicks. Check out some of the most popular IT and Bomgar news that happened this week!

 

Disaster hosting solution tips for hurricanes and more
While the Eastern Seaboard is trying to grapple with the aftermath of Sandy, the rest of the world is noticing the after affects too. Ensuring that your website will be up and running during a natural disaster probably isn't an everyday priority at many companies, but this ZDNet article reminds us that Hurricane Sandy is yet another reminder that a disaster recovery plan should always be in place.
 
The Freedom of Bomgar
We always love to hear how much our customers love the Bomgar solution, but more importantly, we love to hear how Bomgar has made your job easier and given you more freedom! So, we’d like to know exactly what Bomgar gives you the freedom to do beyond remote support. Is it take a lunch break? Talk to a co-worker? Engage in a little office multi-player gaming action? Or maybe steal a five minute snooze? Show us a picture of what the Freedom of Bomgar means to you and you could win an iPad mini!
 
More Than 500 Higher Education Institutions are Now Using Bomgar for Remote Support
In 2012, Bomgar has added more than 50 higher education institutions as customers, bringing our grand total to over 500 – wow! Because Bomgar offers a unique, appliance-based remote support solution that allows IT service desks to remotely access and fix nearly any computer device – from tablets to smartphones to servers and computers – to and from any place in the world, colleges and universities can’t get their hands on our product fast enough!
 
6 Surprises About IT Hiring Plans
Mobile is a hot skill that might not get you hired.For social and collaboration projects, new people aren’t needed. Check out these and other surprising glimpses from InformationWeek’s newest IT staffing survey.
 
Bomgar Helps University of North Dakota Centralize and Standardize Tech Support for Students, Faculty and Staff
We announced this week that the University of North Dakota has centralized and standardized its remote support tools by implementing Bomgar campus-wide. Read how UND took tech support to a whole other level with the Bomgar solution’s reliability, ease-of-use, secure session recording and multi-devices support capabilities.

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