How to make sure your staff’s summer browsing doesn’t ruin your business The three things you need to be aware of, to keep you, your staff, and your company safe. Your staff are going to use free wifi hots spots when they are on holiday. Advising them to use encrypted and/or brand name access points…

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The demise of the Windows Phone and how enterprises should respond   After a long drawn out period Microsoft has finally announced what many predicted as inevitable for a long time, the demise of the Windows Phone. When it’s revenue fell from one quarter to the next by $730 million, down to a mere $5…

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The End of EU Roaming Charges

  Celebrate, but understand the fine print. From today mobile operators across Europe will be barred by EU regulations from imposing roaming charges when their customers use their phones while travelling within the EU.  This is undoubtedly good news for all users of mobile services within the EU.  Businesses, in particular, will benefit because in…

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In our last blog post we outlined how the patch process works and explained why up to one third of IOS devices and almost all Android devices are still running on old operating system versions. New updates need to be released all the time to add new features, fix bugs and patch up mobile security…

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We couldn’t be more proud to announce that Corrata has won the Bank Of Ireland technology startup of the year 2017. The Bank of Ireland Startup Awards are Ireland’s premier awards program for early stage Irish business. The event was held in the Mansion House, Dublin and hosted by Dragon’s Den judge Gavin Duffy. By…

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A Patchwork of Complexity   Last week the globe was still reeling following the WannaCry ransomware attack. The malware wreaked havoc on computer systems around the world, locked data from users and crippled services. Reports citing its impact on patient care at NHS hospitals humanized the story in a way that cybersecurity attacks seldom do. Since…

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2017 has been an exciting year for Corrata and we’re not even halfway through! Corrata has made it to the finals in the Technology Startup Of The Year category at the Bank Of Ireland Startup Awards 2017. We are just one of six startups who have made it to this stage. This prestigious event, which recognises and rewards…

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Huge mobile phone bills while travelling in the EU will soon be a thing of the past. End of EU roaming charges   Four years after the EU’s proposal for a single telecoms market, roaming surcharges on calls, texts and data usage for your mobile phone will come to end on 15 June 2017. And…

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Make way for mobile. In 2016 280 million desktop or laptop computers shipped globally.  The equivalent figure for smartphones was an amazing 1.5 billion.  These figures highlight the fact that today’s personal computing platform of choice is mobile.   And of course the overwhelming number of these mobile devices are running either Apple’s IOS or Google’s Android operating…

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Mobile data traffic is exploding.  In 2014 for the first time smartphone and wireless internet traffic exceeded fixed internet traffic and by 2020 it will account for two thirds of total global IP traffic.  According to Cisco the average monthly data usage in the U.S. was 2.3 GB in 2016. They predict that by 2019 this will…

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