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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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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Enterprise Mobility in 2017

Every new year, technology writers highlight the trends to watch out for over the next twelve months. A shortlist appears like a rollcall of the overhyped and frankly under researched buzzwords that are always milling about the technology industry.  This year it’s all about VR, AR, AI, 5G, Machine Learning, IOT and Autonomous vehicles. In…

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Could compression technology help to reduce the amount of mobile data your organization uses each month?  Many of us are familiar with the concept of compression from the days of creating zip files to reduce the size of document and presentations that we were sharing.  In those days the purpose of compression was to deal…

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Most businesses today enter into multi-year mobile service contracts with their service providers.  This means of course that they have to wait until contract renewal time to access the most up-to-date tariffs and plans.  In a world of multi-year contracts getting it right at contract renewal time is critical.   So, if you or your team…

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Talk is cheap but data isn’t!

We live in a world of ever improving technology.  Every day it becomes easier for people to stay connected with the content and people they love.  Some of these technology changes are highly visible:  the high profile launch of the latest smartphone or tablet for example.  Others take place in the background and only feel dramatic…

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No, no, don’t panic—we’re not raising the zombie apocalypse alarm.  We are, however, raising a zombie device alarm! One of the most obvious ways organizations overspend on mobile services is by paying for unused connections.  Sounds silly, right?  But you’ll be surprised to hear that our analysis of over 1 million enterprise mobile bills revealed that…

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Today we’ve released a new whitepaper on managing mobile data use in the enterprise. Enterprise mobile data consumption is growing at close to 100% annually. Some analysts are predicting that by the end of the decade it will have increased tenfold. Our Enterprise Mobility Control whitepaper explains why this is happening and what organizations need…

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Rogue data (n): that which is maintained outside the control of business systems Rogue rates (n): Mobile providers inadvertent overcharging on your mobile bills Rouge rates are daylight robbery During oversight analysis, Corrata typically discovers that as much as 5% of all enterprise mobile service bills include overcharging due to ‘Rogue’ rates. That is, charges…

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