What started in Wuhan, Hubei China has violently spread across the globe in in just 5 months and has been declared pandemic by WHO.
As of 13th march 2020 Situational Report 54 by WHO 142 539 people have confirmed corona virus and the death toll has raised to 5393 spread all across the globe.
Companies and factories have been shut down in due to the deadly corona virus and has shaken the world economy due to unexpected holidays to prevent the virus from spreading.
To fight the corona virus and prevent it from spreading people are advised to
- Wash your hands frequently
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
- Maintain social distancing
- Practice respiratory hygiene
- if you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
Many companies have advised there employees to work-from-home as a precautionary practice to stay safe from getting infected.
Following the work from home advisory many big companies are coming forward and made there services free for small businesses.
Box is offering 3 months free of its secure file sharing and collaboration platform. The offer is for the company’s Business plan and includes unlimited storage, mobile access, and advanced user and security reporting.
Cloudflare for Teams enables remote workers to connect securely and easily to corporate apps – without the need for corporate VPNs. Cloudflare is offering 500 seats of Cloudflare for Teams for small businesses through September 1, as well as a free 30-minute onboarding session.
Google is expanding features of Hangouts Meet, its video conferencing platform, for current customers through July 1st, 2020. Customers can now host larger meetings with up to 250 participants, live stream to 100,000 viewers, and save recordings to Google Drive.
GoToMeeting is offering 3 months of free site-wide licensing of its video conferencing solution, GoToMeeting, for eligible organizations (health care providers, educational institutions, municipalities and non-profits).
Microsoft is offering 6-months free of Microsoft Teams, a unified communication and collaboration platform. Starting on March 10th, restrictions will be lifted on how many users can join a team or schedule video calls.
Cisco is extending services for existing customers of Webex, its video conference platform. The offer includes unlimited usage without time restriction, support for fewer than 100 participants, and toll free dial-in.
Zoho is offering its Remotely product line for free to all new customers until July, 1st 2020. Zoho Remotely is a suite of cloud applications that helps teams collaborate and communicate.
Its great to see big companies offering help to community to fight corona virus and stay safe at time of pandemic.
If you know any other free services which can be helpful for working remotly comment below .