There’s been a lot of news in the media recently about the high-profile computer hacking group Anonymous. While it’s been responsible for hacking a number of important websites, including the Vatican, Interpol, the FBI and the US Department of Justice, it’s recently had the spotlight on it following its attacks on the Home Office website. [...]
Here at BT Business Direct we’re still catching our breath from the HP TouchPad madness like everyone else we’re trying to get to grips with what might happen with the HP Computing division. Here’s an outline of the official communication we’ve received from HP: “The HP board’s decision to evaluate strategic alternatives for the Personal [...]
With most businesses feeling the pinch right now, many are holding on to PCs longer than they otherwise would have. According to this study by Mozy, and reported on smallbusiness.co.uk, companies are increasingly abandoning the typical three-year refresh cycle of their PCs. As a result, the average age of a work computer in the UK [...]
This article in last week’s Telegraph about there being £2.7 billion worth of unused mobile phones lying around British homes got us thinking. Looking beyond mobile phones, how much old technology do UK businesses have lying around their offices? Companies spend small fortunes on technology to give them that competitive edge, and often upgrade their [...]
Advanced 365 highlights the key factors that organisations must consider before moving across to a cloud computing model. The hype surrounding cloud computing is expected to reach unprecedented levels over the next few years. According to recent research by analyst Gartner, CIOs view the cloud as their top technology priority for 2011 and it expects [...]
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...