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Ed Nightingale

Partner Director of Engineering, Azure Sphere

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Published • 1 min read

Azure Sphere’s customized Linux-based OS 

By Partner Director of Engineering, Azure Sphere

Security and resource constraints are often at odds with each other. While some security measures involve making code smaller by removing attack surfaces, others require adding new features, which consume precious flash and RAM. How did Microsoft manage to create a secure Linux based OS that runs on the Azure Sphere MCU?

Published • 4 min read

Guardian modules: Bringing Azure Sphere security to brownfield IoT 

By Partner Director of Engineering, Azure Sphere

When someone mentions the words “Internet of Things,” often the first picture that comes to mind is some sort of device with the Internet “built-in.” However, a built-in design involves months or years of design work and applies only to devices that have yet to come to market.

Published • 3 min read

Update 19.02 for Azure Sphere public preview now available 

By Partner Director of Engineering, Azure Sphere

The Azure Sphere 19.02 release is available today. In our second quarterly release after public preview, our focus is on broader enablement of device capabilities, reducing your time to market with new reference solutions, and continuing to prioritize features based on feedback from organizations building with Azure Sphere.

Published • 6 min read

Anatomy of a secured MCU 

By Partner Director of Engineering, Azure Sphere

Azure Sphere is an end-to-end solution containing three complementary components that provide a secured IoT platform. They include an Azure Sphere microcontroller unit (MCU), an operating system optimized for IoT scenarios that is managed by Microsoft, and a suite of secured, scalable online services.