As the coronavirus crisis has intensified, most businesses have commendably followed government advice to enable their employees to work from home. NordVPN Teams has discovered this mass shift in work location has caused a huge surge in the use of business virtual private networks (VPN).
NordVPN Teams Business VPN Usage Growth
Since Wednesday 11th March 2020, Canada has experienced a 206.29% growth in the use of business VPNs.
Other countries with notable VPN usage include Austria (207.86%) and the Netherlands (240.49%) skyrocketing beyond 200%. Opposingly, Italy has had the most modest growth in business VPN usage at just 10.57%.
|Country||Average working hours, before
|Average working hours, after March 11|
The working hours in Canada, Spain France and the UK have on average increased by two hours per a day.
It is the US which has seen the biggest time extension of the normal working day – adding an extra three hours.
|Country||Desktop, %||Mobile, %|
Desktop and Mobile App Usage Growth
Mass remote working in Canada has contributed towards an increase in the use of desktops (67.16%). Whilst mobile has increased by 12.21%.
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