Understand Azure IoT Hub Device Twins with Mender
Mender users may often deal with device inventory information such as CPU model, IP address, and software versions pertaining to each device. Mender users may also be using Azure IoT Hub for device fleet application telemetry which can contain a set of additional device information. These two services, Mender and Azure IoT Hub, initially may exist in silos which could mean managing and dealing wit...Read the article
Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service - An Introduction
Mender offers an integration with Azure IoT Hub. The integration allows to automate the inclusion of new devices into your Azure IoT Hub account having a simpler provisioning workflow by adding them into Mender. The devices added to Mender automatically provisioned and authenticated with Azure IoT Hub. Click here to learn more about the workflow or go to our Documentation to see how to quick...Read the article
Mender 2.6.4, 3.0.2 and 3.1.1 released
We are happy to announce the production releases of Mender 2.6.4, 3.0.2 and 3.1.1!
All these are patch releases and only include stability enhancements, but no new features. These releases are a good option if you would like to get the latest bugfixes but not yet ready to move to Mender 3.2.
You can see the full list of changes in the Mender 2.6.4, 3.0.2 3.1.1 Changelogs.Read the article
Mender 3.2 release: Provision devices to Azure IoT Hub
Today Mender 3.2 is released!
Mender 3.2 adds support for Azure IoT Hub through several integrations. Most notably, Mender can now provision devices to your Azure IoT Hub so your device applications are ready to send and receive application data. This avoids the hassle of key generation and management for your Azure IoT applications.
These integrations are available in all Mender plans.What... Read the article
Over-the-air (OTA) software updates: Build vs. buy
So, your team has established the need for an over-the-air (OTA) software update manager for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) product you plan to launch next quarter. Now, should you build it yourself in-house? Think twice!
The total cost of ownership (TCO) for an OTA software deployment manager can have many direct and indirect costs over the product life cycle. TCO is only part of what needs to b...Read the article