FAQs Archive - Third Octet

What environmental benefits are there to remote work?

Remote work promotes work/life balance and personal productivity. Relieved of the stress and time spent commuting, workers are free to focus on creativity and innovation. At the same time, energy savings from facilities and data centers compound the reduction of greenhouse gases.  On average, a commuting employee travels 30 kilometres a day for 232 workdays […]

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How does a Digital Workspace tackle remote work requirements?

As a Digital Workspace that allows for productivity, security, and a consistent experience across any location of any device, a Citrix Workspace helps you create secure and flexible working options that expand local and work from home and dramatically decrease the environmental impact of commuting emissions.

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What I can expect to save by transitioning to modern endpoints?

Whether repurposing existing PCs or transitioning to energy-efficient form factors, a modern endpoint strategy with IGEL OS can provide significant savings immediately and over time.  For example, according to the IGEL TCO Calculator, an organization reconsidering a 100 PC deployment with an average cost of $1,000 per new PC could save upwards of $477,000 over […]

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How can I learn more about IGEL?

The best way to learn more about IGEL is to contact us and we can walk you through the who, what, and why IGEL.  After a business and technical overview, we explore a proof of value (POV) to demonstrate how IGEL can benefit your organization, your employees, and compliment a Digital Workspace strategy.  While you […]

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What is a Modern Endpoint?

A Modern Endpoint is an endpoint that provides IT with a simple and common administrative experience; is cost-effective to both acquire and manage; smartly scales effectively and efficiently with business demand; seamlessly adapts to changing demands, both internally and externally; provides endless options for native and custom integrations; and, importantly, reduces the endpoint attack surface […]

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What services does Third Octet offer to help?

As experts in digital workspace solutions, our Workspace Craft practice defines the appropriate technology strategy and investments aligned to user personas and business needs for driving increases in positive employee experience. We thrive with initiatives across Citrix, Microsoft and AWS solutions as well as complimenting IGEL & Lenovo offerings while maintaining a holistic view of […]

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How do I get started with Digital Workspaces?

The transition to digital workplaces has been gaining momentum in the past few years, yet some businesses continue to resist it. This is usually because they don’t know where or how start; but with these five steps you can set your organization off on an exciting new journey: Develop a strategy and clear vision. Decide […]

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Where can Third Octet help?

We believe traditional data center architectures evolve to include public cloud capabilities, becoming an extension of your service delivery efforts, not a displacement approach. Our ability to evolve platforms involves a deep understanding of transitioning what makes sense and ensuring the benefits of public cloud remain advantageous for the business – not only to support […]

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How do I get started in Cloud?

When you first learned how to ride a bicycle, did you start on the top of an extremely steep hill? No.  When you first learned how to skate on ice, was it with a stick and puck? Probably not.  When you cooked your first meal, was it worthy of an Instagram post?  Maybe (but likely […]

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