March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Response: A Resource Guide

Many companies are stepping up to help small businesses enable remote work throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. The below list outlines some of their reduced-cost offerings and how to access them.

1Password is removing the 30-day trial limit on new Business accounts so companies can start working safely from home, with their first 6 months free. Read more »

8×8 is making Free Video Meetings available – no downloads or registration required – and allowing users to host meetings of up to 50 participants without time restrictions. Read more »

Box is offering 3 months free of its Business plan, which includes unlimited storage, mobile access, and advanced user and security reporting. Read more »

Charter Communications will open its Wi-Fi hotspots for public use for 60 days beginning March 16, 2020. Read more »

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. Read more »

Cloudflare is offering free seats of Cloudflare for Teams to small businesses through September 1. An optional 30-minute onboarding session with a technical expert is also included. Read more »

Dropbox is offering free Dropbox Business subscriptions for 3 months to nonprofits and NGOs that are focused on fighting COVID-19. Read more »

Google is offering free access to its advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers through July 1, 2020. Read more »

GoToMeeting is offering 3 months of free site-wide licensing of its video conferencing solution for healthcare providers, educational institutions, municipalities, non-profits, and other eligible organizations. Read more »

Microsoft is offering free access to Microsoft Teams – its unified communication and collaboration platform– for 6 months with no restrictions on the number of users that can join a team or schedule video calls. Read more »

Salesforce is offering 2 weeks free and then 25% off for 1 year of Salesforce Essentials. Read more »

UrbanSitter is offering free access to its parent subscription for 2 months to help parents find trusted childcare as they work from home. Read more »

Zoho is offering its Remotely suite of cloud applications for free to all new customers until July 1, 2020, to help teams collaborate and communicate. Read more »

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