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 [...]
HP have come a long way since their first inkjet debuted on the market in 1988; the pricey introductory model was capable of single sheet printing at 2 pages per minute. 25 years later and the lowly Inkjet has rapidly upped its game. In the past, Inkjets were always thought of as Laser’s poor relation [...]
Designed through 20 years of innovation, the new X1 Carbon fuses the tried and tested stalwart ThinkPad notebook with an Ultrabook to produce a premium solution for business users. Billed by Lenovo as the Premium business-class Ultrabook, but does it live up to the hype? When I opened the box, I was met by something [...]
Since the start of the tablet boom in 2010, when Apple released the iPad, there hasn’t been a tablet that can truly say that it’s built for business. That was until Friday when HP’s latest tablet, the HP ElitePad 900 G1, landed with a thud on my desk. With a better spec than you might [...]
Here at BT Business Direct Blog we pride ourselves on bringing you IT news that will impact the way your business will operate in the future, usually it’s either a new operating system or gadget that will help you stay ahead of the competition. However this week’s blog will help you stay legal, by simply [...]
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 [...]
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...