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Setting Up Your Remote Office

Once you have received managerial approval to telecommute, the sections below provide step-by-step instructions to set up your remote working environment.


Access your desk phone from your smartphone

Make Calls as if You are at Your Desk Using Cisco Jabber

The City of Sacramento’s VOIP phone system now supports Cisco Jabber, a Cisco Provided Softphone app, that allows city staff to make and receive phone calls using their desk phone number. With Cisco Jabber users can also check voicemail with Visual Voice Mail, Call Forward, and make video calls. The app works on both Android and Apple devices, including wearable smartwatches. Learn how to install and use Cisco Jabber.

Collaboration & Supervision using Microsoft Teams

The City of Sacramento has authorized the use of Microsoft Teams as the hub for team collaboration in Office 365. With MS Teams, you can keep group chats, meetings, files, and apps all together in one centralized location. Learn how to begin using Microsoft Teams.

Advanced Connection Tools

The City's Virtual Private Network (VPN) enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network. Read more about setting up VPN access.