Digi Containers simplify and centralize the process of building, deploying and running custom applications on devices managed with Digi Remote Manager® (Digi RM) as the central portal.
Containers with custom programs or Python applications can be loaded via Digi RM on any device running the Digi Accelerated Linux operating system (DAL OS).
THE DIGI ADVANTAGE — FROM DEVELOPMENT TO DEPLOYMENT
As an add-on service to Digi Remote Manager, Digi Containers are a powerful capability implemented via Lightweight Linux Containers (LXC).
LXC tools enable developers to package up a custom application, with its dependencies and configuration, into a lightweight, portable bundle that shares only the running kernel with the host device.
REMOTE MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY FOR CONTAINERIZED APPLICATIONS
Using Digi RM to manage containers leverages our proven cloud-based platform that offers a single point of command to securely monitor, control and update programs running on connected Digi routers.
What’s more, developers aren’t limited to x86-based products: Digi offers dozens of DAL OS-based devices that can run Digi Containers.
Digi Containers plus Digi Remote Manager
Optimize and extend the capabilities of your Digi connectivity solution in several use cases.
Digi Containers offer a cloud-centric architecture that enables users to build, deploy and run container-based applications. Added to a Digi Remote Manager license, a Digi Containers license enables companies to orchestrate and manage a complex series of containers in various structures and configurations across enterprise, industrial, transportation and other use cases.
Secure end-to-end environment
Implementing via Lightweight Linux Containers provides users of DAL OS-based Digi routers a secure environment to develop, distribute, and run custom programs or Python applications.
Built-in capabilities with DAL OS
With DAL OS embedded in Digi devices, developers can leverage an extensive set of software features and capabilities built into firmware that is signed, vetted, and distributed as part of our Digi TrustFence®-approved standards.
To run applications not already in the distributed firmware, the most streamlined and standardized option is to create a virtual space through Lightweight Linux Containers (LXC).
Features and Benefits of Digi Containers
|Easily add custom or third-party applications to a Digi device
|Update apps as part of device configuration/firmware
|Control when and how apps are run
|Proactive actions to keep your critical business running
|Insights into your critical business logic
|Add containers en-masse to devices via Digi RM
|Included in Digi RM Configuration Manager
|Monitor Digi RM metrics and API datastreams
|Digi RM alerts for specified conditions and security threats
|Digi RM dashboard summaries
Digi Containers Key Markets, Applications and Tools
|Applications for Digi Containers
|Custom application setup, deployment, ongoing firmware updates and management
|App store marketplace
|Oil and gas, buses and trains
|Managed service solution providers
Digi Containers are available as a subscription added to Digi Remote Manager Premier.