New video introducing Mender and the challenge of remotely updating IoT devices
View our 2 minute video explaining the challenge of updating devices remotely and why Mender should be considered over building your own update mechanism:Read the article
Announcing the release of Hosted Mender
We are proud to announce the launch of Hosted Mender! We have been working with hundreds of Hosted Mender beta testers to make certain our customers will have access to a secure and robust on-demand software updater for the Internet of Things. The wait is now over for our production-grade hosted OTA service.
Hosted Mender, a Software as a Service enabling automated OTA software updates to Linu...Read the article
Mender 1.4.0 released - preauthorize devices!
We are happy to announce the production release of Mender 1.4.0!
The key features of Mender 1.4 are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 1.4.0 release notes.Read the article
UConnect, more botnets, and poor OTA updating practices
There have been some recent negative press on updating connected devices, including the OTA update that Fiat Chrysler sent out that causes endless reboots to their UConnect system. Another story that is gaining attention is the infection of tens of thousands of Dasan routers by the Satori malware, which is based on Mirai. Mirai is best known for infecting a large number of connected devices wh...Read the article
The Hidden Costs of Homegrown Updaters and a Requirements Checklist for OTA
We have published a White Paper on The Hidden Costs of Homegrown Updaters to help everyone understand the range of costs to build a feature-complete software update mechanism for your IoT devices. As more and more embedded systems are coming online, basic capabilities such as the ability to update and patch them are being overlooked and don't take into consideration certain risks, which we detai...Read the article