Maximizing Resources in the Chip Shortage: How balenaOS Testing went Virtual

The global chip shortage that started back in 2020 is an ongoing global crisis. It’s the situation where demand for semiconductor chips & parts used to build Single Board Computers (SBC) way exceeded the supply available. It was a perfect storm that forced industries to either adapt or break down. The crisis did break a few things with a surge in prices, out-of-stock notices, and driving delivery timelines for components years ahead. So it comes as no surprise that an IoT fleet management platform like balena would be expected to take the hit as well.

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