Innovating IoT Security for
6 Years is a team of executives and engineers, recognized as leaders in their field and located around the world, with a shared vision to simplify and secure IoT. Our cloud-native DevOps product for connected embedded secure devices accelerates time-to-market and lowers costs for OEMs in any industry. 6 years of security

Our vision

Our vision is to be the OS of everyThing. We have built a secure, open-source platform for the world's connected devices, and a cloud service to configure this to any hardware and any cloud.

Our mission

Our mission is to deliver an open, secure, customizable Linux and firmware Platform, with updates for an IoT/Edge product’s lifetime. It is to disrupt the status-quo of the fragmented IoT device market using Industry Standards and a fair business model.


Feature: Reduce Costs

Cost Savings

Significant reduction in development, deployment and maintenance costs throughout the embedded device/fleet lifetime

Feature: Fast to Market

Faster Time to Market

Shorten development time, enable efficient deployment and keep all embedded devices secure and up to date

Feature: Secure


Secure from boot to cloud with lifetime incremental updates of firmware, kernel, user space and applications

Key markets

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Accelerate development and deployment of telecoms equipment and enable secure update and reconfiguration

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Reduce software costs of IVI, ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles, using FoundriesFactory to combine open source and proprietary software

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Smart Appliances

Build OTA updatable secure consumer appliances faster with FoundriesFactory and deliver customer value from secure data collection

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Industrial Automation

Industry 4.0 and industrial IoT require end to end security, OTA updates and customization to industry standards and use cases

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Robotics & Drones

Accelerate time to market with ROS-based robotics solutions that can be updated OTA without rebooting

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Leverage Containers to re-configure gateways OTA, support open and proprietary wireless networks, and easily deliver security updates

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Smart Cities

Deliver IoT and Edge infrastructure that can be supported for 20+ years at a fraction of current costs

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Digital Signage

Deliver commercial and industrial signage products with built in support for any public or private cloud

Our team

Led by industry veterans George Grey and Ian Drew, works with customers and partners from startups to global corporations

Ian Drew


Ian is a FTSE 50 Senior Executive and Entrepreneur in the world-wide technology industry with a track record of leading growth. Ian has driven key industry changes in everything from IoT to servers, security/trust, automotive, telecoms and software.

George Grey

Chief Executive Officer

George has extensive experience founding and leading hardware and software companies in the UK and the US. George is frequently invited to speak on topics that include open source software, Linux and SaaS.

Tyler Baker

Chief Technical Officer

Tyler has over 15 years experience in the embedded, software and open source industries. He has expertise in firmware and OS kernels, blockchain and crypto, testing, automation and continuous integration.

Casey Axe

VP Channels & Global Account Development

Casey started his technology career in 1997, driving sales and business development at application software and system integrator companies. Throughout his career, Casey has focused on strategic alliances with industry leading companies including Alibaba, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others.

Sue Williams

Head of Finance

Sue trained and qualified with one of the UK’s “Big 4” accountancy firms. Post practice, Sue has pursued a career working within finance departments within both the telecommunications and software industries. Sue is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Our history highlights


Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) ready with Arduino Portenta X8


Best in show winner at the Embedded World

2021 raised $8M in Series A funding to secure Internet of Things


Release of the first end-product to market secured by FoundriesFactory


Introduction of FoundriesFactory® - first of its kind DevOps product for IoT and Edge devices

2018 launches microPlatforms for an always-secure Internet of Things

2017 founded as Open Source Foundries, with an experienced startup team from Linaro Ltd.

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