Avoid product downtime and improve customer experience with Schedule Deployments

4th Feb 2020

Typically connected devices run through predictable cycles when they are unused or less used, for instance day versus night time. Times of idleness represent good opportunities to deploy a software update, as any downtime (such as a reboot) will most likely not affect users negatively.

Mender's focus on providing a robust update process makes it suitable for unattended updates, where no humans need to manually create the update at the right time, or observe the update reaching devices.

Scheduled deployments enable you to set a start time for the deployment into the future, such as the coming Sunday at 3am. This way, your customers are unlikely to be interrupted by the update, and your support staff does not need to be up at night to create and observe it.

Learn more about Schedule Deployments and other features with Mender Enterprise and Mender Professional.