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IoT device management: Why is it important in managing software updates?

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the proliferation of embedded connected devices 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 producing customer value and effective operations. Industry verticals such as transportation, energy, consumer, smar...

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Mender 2.7 release: Troubleshoot and Configure devices

We are excited to announce the Mender 2.7 release, together with maintenance releases Mender 2.6.1 and 2.4.3!

Mender 2.7 introduces optional add-on packages, containing a set of features, for solving device management use cases. These add-on packages can be enabled on your commercial Mender subscription (both hosted and on-premise) for an additional subscription fee. Some of the add-on features...

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Using LVM to reduce dual rootfs footprint

In this post we're going to explore using LVM to reduce the space needed by a dual rootfs setup. In a typical dual rootfs setup, the device needs to have two times the space needed by the rootfs partition, in order to have an inactive partition to stream a new update into. But in a typical patch update, not that much will have changed from what's already on the active partition. Perhaps a few libr...

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Mender 2.6 release: Secure remote access and customizability

We are happy to announce Mender 2.6 release.

Mender 2.6 comes with major architectural improvements to enable support for new use cases in Mender. The first feature to leverage the new architecture is also here: the secure Remote terminal, and more will come in future releases!

Secure Remote terminal

From the usage point of view, the new Remote terminal does exactly what you would expect: in...

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Mender brings secure and robust over-the-air software updates to TechNexion

We are excited to officially partner with TechNexion to further accelerate the adoption of over-the-air (OTA) software updates in the connected embedded devices market. TechNexion is a leading manufacturer of a powerful range of efficient and cost effective SoMs (System-on-Modules) based on ARM architectures. Integrating Mender will enable TechNexion’s customers to have access to a best-in-clas...

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