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Don’t leave your colleagues hanging on the line

Don’t leave your colleagues hanging on the line

InstantMeeting from Plantronics – Conference calls at the touch of a button… InstantMeeting automatically identifies upcoming conference calls and joins them with a single touch of your smartphone. Forget the usual hassle of a conference call, InstantMeetings fully integrates with your calendar, no more searching, writing down or memorising the call details or passcodes. It also notifies […]

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Leveraging the benefits of wireless headsets

Leveraging the benefits of wireless headsets

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 […]

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Your Perfect Business Partner – The Fujitsu Lifebook U772

Your Perfect Business Partner – The Fujitsu Lifebook U772

  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 […]

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10G Connectivity – Discover the next wave of switching

10G Connectivity – Discover the next wave of switching

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 […]

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The Generation of Innovation – The Dell PowerEdge 12G Servers

The Generation of Innovation – The Dell PowerEdge 12G Servers

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 […]

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Meet the new Windows

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 […]

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8 Things to look forward to with Windows 8

8 Things to look forward to with Windows 8

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 […]

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Windows 8 Built-in Apps

Windows 8 Built-in Apps

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 […]

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Windows 7 compared to Windows 8

Windows 7 compared to Windows 8

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 […]

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Video: Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook

Video: Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook

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 Share/Bookmark

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