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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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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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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