In 2012, the BT Business Direct team moved to a new wireless contact centre near Bolton. With the relocation to new offices, came the chance to refresh and upgrade some of the technology used by our team including most critically, their headsets. The Challenge Our IT Manager laid out a set of stringent requirements for [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due to their smaller screens), Fujitsu have attempted to design one with business users in mind. First thoughts? WOW. It’s incredibly thin and lightweight (just 1.7cm and 1.3kg), which straight [...]
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic for businesses of all sizes. What can 10G connectivity do for my business? Check out the video below to find out what are the 3 main reasons why your [...]
The customer is always right Whilst a server might not be the most exciting piece of IT equipment a business might purchase, it might be the most important and integral part to their success. It seems Dell shares this view, with them spending over a year gathering nearly eight thousands customer’s thoughts on the previous [...]
Today sees the release of Windows 8!! Windows 8 is a radical makeover of previous versions of the software and is designed for a new generation of touchscreen tablet computers and laptops. Check out the youtube video below, to see what features could benefit your business. Want to learn more about the great new features [...]
With Windows 8 being released today, we thought we’d take the time to look at 8 features that will hopefully make Microsoft’s latest OS a revolution rather than an evolution. As many of you will know, Windows 8 hasn’t been designed specifically with the traditional desktop in mind. Instead of focusing just on the office worker, Microsoft [...]
In Windows 8, apps work together so you can share information between them and streamline your work. Here’s a quick round-up of the Apps that come built-in: Mail – allows you to see all of your accounts in one place, whether it’s a personal e-mail account or your company’s Exchange mail. You can pin email [...]
Windows 8 has undergone a major redesign, so how will this new style compare to what we’re used to with Windows 7. View the Windows 8 Release Preview video below. Different interfaces for desktop and tablet – With Windows 8, you don’t have to choose between a touch device and a hard-working PC because you [...]
At a glance Up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 13.3″ HD widescreen Up to 7 hours’ battery life (Up to 90 days standby) Up to 500GB HDD Up to 4GB RAM Go to the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook in our store
On Tuesday Samsung gave the first glimpse of their new Windows 8 machines, due to launch at the end of October. The Samsung Series 5 and Series 7 all-in-one Windows 8 PCs may start from as little as £500 and all models are rumored to come with high-definition touch displays. Samsung Series 5 Intel Core [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...