Working remotely has become easier than ever. Now that VPN technolgies have become less exspensive and cumbersome to use. You can have access to all of your workstation and server data while out of the office. You can even make phone calls through your PBX system. Many corporate and small business users have started to telecommute, as a method to reduce greenhouse emissions. Many businesses are trying reduce fuel consumption as well; since fuel prices hitting all time highs.
For those with a satellite office you can opt for a hardware based VPN solution. This allows you to have your satellite office network always connected to the main office giving you access to group shares Exchange server email and everything else that is available.
Once you work remotely and see how convenient it is. You’ll wonder how you got along with out it. If you have the right phone system in place you can make and recieve phone calls via the company PBX.