We just wanted to let you know that, due to essential site maintenance work, BT Business Direct will be offline for the majority of the weekend. If you need to make any purchases over the weekend, you can call us on the following number: 0808 156 1058 To say thanks, any telephone orders made this [...]
We recently spoke to over 250 IT managers about how they plan to gain better control over their day-to-day operational costs. To download a copy of the report, Back in the driving seat: Regaining control over SME costs click here. The research showed that 2/3 of SMEs are looking to reduce their costs this year. [...]
As I’m sure you’re very much aware, the VAT rate in the United Kingdom rose from 17.5% to 20% on 4th January 2011. The rise is one of the many policies employed by the coalition government to reduce the UK’s record budget deficit. A change in VAT can be a logistical nightmare for businesses, so [...]
We’ve recently been having a lot of fun with Samsung’s new All-In-One PCs. These beautiful super-slim PCs come packed with all the features you’d expect from a desktop PC today, but without the PC part. It’s all in the back of the monitor! They also boast large ‘multi-touch’ touchscreens, stretching their versatility to another level [...]
To use the word of one analyst I know, 2010 was the year of the tablet. If that was the case, then what is 2011? Well, I expect he’d say it’s the year of even more tablets. If you consider the launch of the iPad as the beginning of tablets (yes I know tablets were [...]
While most posts on this blog will concentrate on the ‘IT’ part of ‘IT Manager’, we have to remember that IT Managers are just that – managers. Beyond their IT stack, they often have people to manage too. People are far more complicated to manage than machines, so we thought this little guide might come [...]
This part of the blog is dedicated to guides aimed at IT managers. These will primarily be technology guides, but they don’t strictly have to be about technology. The criteria is anything that an IT manager will find useful. In keeping with this spirit, our first post will be a general piece of advice on [...]
This section of the blog has been set aside for BT Business Direct customers to submit their own posts to the site. If you’re an IT manager and wish to write a short blog post for us, simply submit your post to email@example.com. We’re pretty flexible on the content too. You can tell us about [...]
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...