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Online! The Book by Wendy Taylor, Chris Pirillo, John C. Dvorak

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Who Needs Remote Access?

Until recently, remote access was the domain of network administrators and a few brave telecommuters. With the combination of the Internet and easy-to-use products, however, remote access is now within everyone's reach, and there has been an explosion in its use by several groups:

  • Full-time teleworkers and work extenders

  • Remote offices and small office/home office (SOHO) workers

  • Business travelers

  • Systems administrators and support professionals

Teleworkers and Work Extenders

When you mention remote workers, most people think of the typical telecommuter, working full time from home five days a week. Although there are millions of telecommuters (or more accurately, teleworkers) in today's workforce, the modern remote worker ...

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