The Internet of Things promises vast opportunities, but it also poses challenges for businesses that seek to take action and realize tangible results, as it can seem overwhelming, complicated and expensive. With its latest announcements, Microsoft is trying to help enterprises drive business value while building on existing technology assets, devices and data. Microsoft today announced the Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service helps enterprises embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) by securely connecting, managing and capturing machine-generated data from a variety of sensors and devices. You can watch this video to see how IoT built on Microsoft’s platform is transforming the world’s first underground railway in London.
The Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service marks a critical expansion of the comprehensive Microsoft cloud-first data platform. This includes addressing challenges enterprises face securely connecting, managing and capturing machine-generated data from industry devices, sensors and other line-of-business (LoB) assets across a range of OS platforms.
Enterprises using the Intelligent Systems Service to extend the Microsoft Azure cloud across connected devices and sensors can capture vital data, analyze it with familiar Microsoft tools like HD Insight and Power BI for Office 365, and then quickly take the appropriate action that drives impact. Underlying all of these capabilities is enterprise-grade security developed and supported by Microsoft.
Now in limited public preview, Intelligent Systems Service offers a trusted solution that can be extended easily and quickly for industry-specific needs. There are limited spots available for our initial preview; if you believe your business would be a good candidate, please click here.