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Yocto dunfell support released

28th Jul 2020

Today we released support for the dunfell branch from the Yocto Project. The changes to support this branch are mostly under the hood, and therefore there are no significant new features in this release.

To get it, clone the new dunfell-v2020.07 tag in the meta-mender repository, like this:

git clone -b dunfell-v2020.07 https://github.com/mendersoftware/meta-mender.git

Or, if you alrea...

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Requirements of a successful OTA update mechanism

With the proliferation of embedded devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) across a variety of industry verticals, a host of assets are scattered globally across terrain, geography, or customer locations. Support for remote software updates is inevitable for effective operations. Industry verticals such as transportation, energy, consumer, smart building and manufacturing rely heavily on a potent...

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Mender 2.4 on-premise released: New automation features

22nd Jul 2020

We are excited to release on-premise editions of Mender 2.4.0 and 2.3.1!

Mender 2.4 comes with these brand new improvements:

  • Automatic assignment of robust delta updates
  • Automatic retry of failed device deployments
  • Role Based Access Control
  • Dynamic groups
  • Software distribution overview
  • Improved device filtering
  • Smaller and simpler server

The new improvements in Mender 2.4 have...

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EU introduces a cyber security IoT standard to protect its citizens

June 19th 2020 EU introduced the new Cyber Security standard for Consumer Internet of Things products. Following the rapid growth in connected devices combined with the increased risks associated with insecure devices, the EU hopes the new standard will lead to better security practises and more vendors adopting a security by design principle when developing new connected consumer products.

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Quickly evaluate Mender with the new FREE 12-month signup trial

We are excited to share with you that we have launched a new free hosted trial version. The goal of this free trial is to help our prospective users and customers evaluate all the different features and capabilities of the latest Mender releases to enable them make a better decision when they decide to select a plan for their pre and post-production OTA needs. The new free hosted trial version...

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