Hindsight Is 2020 — The Pandemic Provides A Wake- Up Call

Hindsight Is 2020 — The Pandemic Provides A Wake-Up Call: Integrated Solutions Future-Proof Organizations.


VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a survey that queried 526 decision-makers with responsibility for strategy and security from various industries globally on how the challenges  of suddenly shifting to a remote workforce affected their company and what they perceive as the future of remote work. Findings include:


  • The Pandemic Made Significant Business Impacts: 80% of enterprises had to accelerate their remote workforce strategy because of the pandemic, with 65% of enterprises piecing together a remote workforce strategy.
  • 73% of respondents see the need for an integrated workforce solution as a high or critical priority.
  • The top drivers for adopting an integrated solution are 40% improving security posture and 40% achieving a more holistic view through endpoint security and network security collaboration.

    Discover the full survey results in this report.

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