Mender and Cloud IoT facilitate robust device update management

RALPH NGUYEN | October 16, 2018

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In developing today’s Internet of Things (IoT) products, we find it important to build two essential features to benefit end users: support for both analytics and software updates. This combination enables product and support teams to quickly detect and remediate issues, and to address unforeseen customer needs. For example, a support team can detect an application producing a higher volume of error logs from IoT analytics data before it ever impacts the end user. Once the issue is successfully diagnosed and fixed, the fix can be deployed to all devices with over-the-air (OTA) software updates. Google provides Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service to easily and securely connect, manage, and ingest data from globally dispersed devices. Mender is an open source project for OTA software update management for IoT devices. Together, we have collaborated on a tutorial and reference integration to easily detect issues and the ability to remediate IoT devices with Cloud IoT Core and Mender.

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