SaaS, IoT, CRM, ERP and more

Enable industrial device connectivity with thousands of partner-provided Azure IoT Plug and Play device profiles

Simplifying industrial IoT device connectivity has been top of mind for many of us at Microsoft. Recently we dramatically expanded our ability to support faster operational technology (OT) to cloud connectivity for up to 80 percent of all industrial equipment as part of our collaboration with key players in our partner ecosystem. This is big […]

The Enclave Device Blueprint for confidential computing at the edge

A major milestone towards making confidential computing in IoT mainstream for privacy and safety. In collaboration with Arm® Technologies and Scalys BV, we are announcing the immediate availability of the Enclave Device Blueprint to help towards making confidential computing a mainstream computing paradigm at the edge. The exponential growth in intelligent processing at the edge […]

5 trends transforming business—2021 IoT Signals report

The technology behind the internet of things (IoT) has been a long time in the making. But it wasn’t until the early 2000s when home automation solutions began hitting the market that IoT started becoming a household term. Fast-forward a couple of decades and IoT has exploded, not only in power and sophistication but in importance, […]

Microsoft named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Industrial IoT Platforms

As industries around the world accelerate their digital transformation to reduce operational expenses, create new service offerings, and achieve sustainability goals, industrial IoT platforms are playing a foundational role. Microsoft is deeply committed to helping the world’s industries achieve these goals and for many years we have invested in capabilities to empower this, including our […]

Improving the cloud for telcos: Updates of Microsoft’s acquisition of AT&T’s Network Cloud

In June 2021, Microsoft and AT&T reached a major milestone when we announced an industry-first collaboration to evolve Microsoft’s hybrid cloud technology to support AT&T’s 5G core network workloads. Since then, we have had requests from many operators, partners, and customers to share more details. This blog is intended to do just that. An eye […]

Microsoft Azure expands to new region in the China market

Since March 1, 2022, a new Azure region in North China will gain unrestricted access by customers, which adds the fifth Azure region to the China market and doubles the capacity of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud portfolio in China. Announced in 2012, and officially launched in March 2014 with two initial regions, Microsoft Azure operated by […]