Mender blog

Top Trend #1: Opportunity Costs of Buying versus Building OTA Software Infrastructure

2nd Dec 2022

A 5 point framework for assessing whether to buy or build OTA software infrastructure.

The Mender team recently visited the TechAD automotive conference in Detroit. Albeit it was automotive industry-focussed, we learned about the motivations and drivers for choosing whether to build or buy the components of their software infrastructure. As in most industry segments, liability and risk managem...

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Industry 4.0 and software updates at SPS 2022

21st Nov 2022

Mender attended the Smart Production Solutions exhibition in the NurembergMesse exhibition center on Nov 8-10 last. SPS provides a platform for collaboration between experts in the software development and automation industry. 1,500 exhibitors showcase their expertise to an estimated 65,000 visitors over 3 days.

Mender marketers Karolina Beta and Valeria Ceselli with the “Yocto Jester” Mende...

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Heise DevSec: Reminding people of the importance of "security-by-design" for smart devices

28th Oct 2022

With much anticipation, the Heise DevSec Conference was held on October 4th through the 6th at the IHK Haus der Wirtschaft in Karlsruhe, Germany. It's safe to say it was a huge success.

Presenting to an audience of over 180 DevSec delegates, Mender Head of Developer Relations, Josef Holzmayr, stressed the importance of over-the-air (OTA) software updates as a crucial part in ensuring security...

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Mender announces new partnership with Unikie

24th Oct 2022

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Unikie. This partnership will enable key parts of secure device lifecycle management for Unikie's end customers resulting in faster time to market for their connected products.

Unikie is a Finnish forerunner in intelligent, real-time decision-making applications for vehicles, cars and industry. The Tampere-headquartered company develops technol...

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Mender 3.4 on-prem release: integrate Mender with AWS IoT Core and other backend services

3rd Oct 2022

Today Mender 3.4 is released, including all the features we published on Hosted Mender in the last few months as part of our continuous development and rolling releases.

Thanks to the native support of AWS IoT Core and the support of Webhooks, we simplified the integration of Mender with other backend services avoiding the need to periodically poll the management API end-points to pull data and...

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