Mobile working has been a hot topic this month. With more and more businesses investing into this new way of working, laptops are becoming a necessity – not just for the work place but for home use as well. Here at BT Business Direct we’re excited about the launch of the new Toshiba R8 business [...]
If you’re anything like me and are part of a business that promotes remote working, it may be worth brushing up on the dangers of this flexible new way to work. Laptops, smartphones, cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) are a few of the technologies that have allowed smaller businesses to gain access to high-end features [...]
Every year, the great and the good from Google gather at its web developer conference to discuss the latest developments in Google web applications. This year’s conference was full of tasty updates, including the announcement of some small but important improvements to its tablet software Android Honeycomb OS which is available on a number of [...]
Flicking through the pages of the May issue of Management Today, I noticed a discussion about the importance of reputation management for businesses. While those involved in the debate were used to managing the reputations of big businesses, there are still plenty of things that SMBs can learn from the article. The key point I [...]
One technology that has been growing quietly in recent years is Unified Communications or UC. While traditionally the reserve of big businesses, UC technology has become more affordable every year, bringing it within the reach of even the smallest of businesses. The biggest names in enterprise UC, such as Cisco, have also been touting their [...]
I recently started a discussion on LinkedIn in order to find out whether or not more people were beginning to work from home. The idea came to me after reading an article that suggested this was becoming the new trend in business. I was pleased to see many seasoned home workers getting involved and sharing [...]
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...
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...