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We have gathered together all the Covid19 tech offers from our suppliers, to help you safely reopen
The current situation is unprecedented and the tech vendors have responded with a myriad of offers.
We have collated the information from Google, Lumapps, Zendesk and others to give you the lowdown on the offers and how to take advantage of the tech to support your teams during this time.
Our Public Sector team have been working with local & central government for many years, so we understand how you work, and the internal issues you face.
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Google Meet – Video Conferencing
Google Meet offers enterprise grade video conferencing, with options for meetings up to 250 participants with the ability to record later, and live streaming for up to 100,000 people.
External participants simply click on a link to join the call, and no download is required. To help protect your data and safeguard your privacy, Meet takes advantage of Google Cloud’s secure-by-design infrastructure and features a number of proactive counter-abuse protections, like preventing external participants from joining meetings unless they’re on the calendar invite or have been invited by in-domain participants.
Offer: Available for G Suite Basic, G Suite Essentials customers – free until 30th September 2020. Existing G Suite customers have been upgraded (*activation required through admin console)
Next Steps: Read more, request a demo
Supporting HR to provide employees access to critical and timely information
The challenge to get the workforce back and working is complex. The new social distancing rules together with health and safety requirements across sites mean communication can easily be confusing.
Using Zendesk for internal helpdesk you can provide the access to information to teams, colleagues, specific to roles, sites, and responsibilities.
The Department for Education have rolled out Zendesk for this purpose, to help the teams navigate to the information they need. From health and safety information, workplace info, self isolation policies and much more the HR team can now focus on supporting the workforce and their requirements during this time.
Offer: The Zendesk Remote support bundle is free for 6 months with a subscription of Pro or Enterprise versions of Zendesk Support.
Implementation Time: 5-10 days
Keeping your teams updated and informed is more important than ever. Lumapps is a great social intranet that is compatible with Office 365 and G Suite. You can create social posts, groups, push out information, documents, chat and much more.
You can use Lumapps to push alerts and notifications on mobile apps to reach everyone quickly, especially front line workers.
Offer: Plug and Play option of Lumapps – 9 pre built use cases until 30th June
Implementation time: set up in a number of days
Tech Support for Schools
The Government has committed £100m to boost remote education with expert technical help from Google to get set up on Google for Education
“We are delighted that our suite of tools, resources and our partners can help schools maintain learning during these difficult times.”
Liz Sproat, Head of Education, Google EMEA: