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Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service - An Introduction

16th Feb 2022

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...

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Mender 2.6.4, 3.0.2 and 3.1.1 released

10th Feb 2022

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.

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Mender 3.2 release: Provision devices to Azure IoT Hub

3rd Feb 2022

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.

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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...

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Mender OTA updates and an automated CI/CD pipeline at Gunnebo Safe Storage

20th Jan 2022

Mender is about to announce an updated integration with Azure IoT Hub. But our OTA updates solution has also been integrated with Microsoft's Azure DevOps toolsets by some software and embedded development teams. Progressive DevOps teams such as the team at Gunnebo Safe Storage are using end to end integration between development pipelines and OTA image updates so that they can use automation...

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