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Mender 2.5 release: Expanding the security capabilities of Mender

We are excited to release the hosted and on-premise editions of 2.5.0 (together with 2.4.1).

Security and robustness is the prime directive of Mender in doing over-the-air software updates, and we work hard to make sure that directive never goes out of our sight. Mender 2.5.0 is a further testament to that directive and comes with these brand new features focused on expanding Mender’s capabiliti...

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Mender documentation improvements

27th Aug 2020

To improve usability and make documentation more easily accessible, we have made several improvements to the Mender documentation.

New user experience

The documentation site now has a new user experience design, which will make it easier to work with. Documentation for older versions of Mender has been moved to a separate archive site and the default documentation version is now the version...

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Taking Deno & the Github CLI for a spin to migrate Dependabot

18th Aug 2020

Mender in its entirety consists of a number of microservices and tools besides the core client that runs on devices. Since we don't use a monorepo, each of these items has their own repository, dependencies, CI, etc. To keep a handle on the dependencies and our users away from outdated and potentially unsafe dependencies we decided to integrate Dependabot. While the integration of Dependabot on it...

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New hosted Mender features release

12th Aug 2020

The latest hosted Mender release makes it easier to find and work with devices in the Devices tab in the web UI. When working with devices these enhancements save time, improve user experience, and reduce the need for manual error prone work which in turn can increase reliability and consistency in large scale deployments. You can see the details of the improvements below.

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Quantifying the economic value of using Software-as-a-Service to update all device software over-the-air

Securing executive buy-in and building the business case for any technology investment can be challenging. To bring profitable products and improvements to the mass markets, pressure grows to reduce costs, improve productivity and increase competitiveness. The good news is when it comes to OTA software updates developers and device manufacturers no longer need to build their own backend and servic...

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