The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced businesses to rapidly transition their workforce away from the office and into a work-from-home arrangement. During this unprecedented time, you may be struggling with maintaining business continuity while establishing workflows and tools that support your newly remote workers.
Fortunately, several companies are offering their products for free or at a heavily discounted rate to help you maintain business continuity while keeping your newly remote teams connected and working effectively. To help our customers and other businesses find these valuable resources, we have compiled them into an ever-growing list.
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|Company / Product||Category||Description||Pricing|
|Dialpad Talk Pro||Business Communications||If you or your company will be working away from the office in the coming weeks, DialPad is offering Dialpad Talk Pro and UberConference Business free for a limited time to help keep you connected.||Free|
|Zoho Remotely||Collaboration||Remotely will remain free till July 1, 2020. Zoho Remotely is a suite of web and mobile apps that will help your employees communicate, collaborate and be productive while working remotely||Free|
|Drag||Collaboration||Drag integrated with Gmail to provide added features including shared inboxes, task assignments through email, team chat, and more||Discount – 50%|
|JotForm||Compliance||JotForm wants to extend a helping hand by offering free unlimited HIPAA accounts to healthcare, nonprofit, and government COVID-19 responders.||Free|
|Salesforce Essentials||CRM||90 day free trial for new customers. Offer includes up to 10 licenses for companies with less than 20 employees. Restrictions apply.||Free|
|Tableau||Data Visualization||New small business teams can use Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep free for 3 months||Free|
|Salesforce||Funding||Salesforce Care Small Business Grants program will be offering $10,000 grants to U.S. small businesses to provide capital to help them maintain operations during COVID-19. They’ll open the application process to US businesses in mid-April 2020 and international small business support will be announced shortly after, for a total financial commitment of $5 million||N/A|
|Proof||Government Workflow Automation||7-day trial available. Proof is waiving implementation, training and license fees on their platform until May 31, 2020.||Free|
|CurrentWare||Remote Employee Monitoring & DLP||CurrentWare is offering trials of up to 30 days for our remote employee monitoring and data loss prevention solutions.||Free|
|Calendly||Scheduling||Calendly is offering Zoom and GoToMeeting integrations—previously Premium tier features—free of charge through June. Google Hangouts/Meet remains free as usual.|
They will also be providing free premium plan access to teams working directly on COVID-19 pandemic research, response, or mitigation.
|Wundamail||Team Management||Automated daily questions sent to your team’s email inbox. Great for daily check-ins.||Free|
|IBM – Various Products||Various||Limited-time free access to IBM products including IBM Cloud, IBM Aspera, IBM Security, IBM Video Streaming, IBM Sterling, IBM Blueworks Live, IBM Cloud Event Management, and IBM Garage||Free|
|Cisco Webex||Video Conferencing||Cisco has upgraded their free tier of Webex to include unlimited meeting times for up to 100 participants||Free|
|Google Hangouts Meet||Video Conferencing||Free access to advanced features is available now to all G Suite customers||Free Upgrade to a Paid Product|
|Zoom||Video Conferencing||Zoom is temporarily lifting the 40-minute time limit on free Basic accounts for schools affected by the Coronavirus||Free|
|Dialpad UberConference||Video Conferencing||To ease disruption from COVID-19, UberConference Free now allows longer call duration and up to 50 participants.||Free|
|VKS Lite||Work Instruction Software||Digital employee training and document management. Create step-by-step instructions with pictures, videos, PDFs and more.||Free|
Other online platforms have made excellent compilations of free resources that are available for supporting you, your business, your customers, and your employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Security Magazine||Cybersecurity-focused resources|
|Drag||Resources for communication, collaboration, IT/Dev, customer support, business operations, marketing, sales, HR, finances, design, and more|
|ValueWalk||Resources for ad credits & funding, work-from-home tools & skill building, cybersecurity, remote conferencing, and more|
|Forbes||Free software that businesses, schools and others can use during the covid-19 crisis|
|Futurpreneur||Canada-focused funding + other resources for small businesses|
|CFIB||Small business resources – FAQs and logistics support regarding business continuity, financial support, EI, employee management, business security, health & safety, and more|
|Dark Reading||Cybersecurity resources for securing enterprises during COVID-19|