Azure IoT Central
Build IoT solutions on a hosted platform
Azure IoT Central is your IoT app platform
Azure IoT Central is highly secure, scales with your business as it grows, ensures that your investments are repeatable and integrates with your existing business apps.
- Highly secure
- Predictable pricing
Quick connectivity between IoT devices and the cloud
Centralised management to easily reconfigure and update devices
Bridge between business applications and IoT data
Simplify IoT with IoT Plug and Play
Build scalable solutions faster with the IoT Plug and Play app, which helps simplify device interactions. The app’s open modelling language enables seamless device-to-cloud integration and helps reduce development time, cost and complexity. Build devices that integrate seamlessly with any Azure IoT cloud solution, and accelerate solutions without writing embedded code.
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From launch to production, rapidly build enterprise-grade IoT applications on secure, reliable and scalable infrastructure.
Use industry-specific app templates for retail, energy, healthcare and government to get up and running quickly.
Fix, update and reconfigure your devices with central device management, including advanced rules and analytics.
Scale your IoT solutions beyond a single tenant using the organisations feature, which allows you to control and manage access to devices, users and experiences. Make your applications repeatable with application export and customise the look and feel of your solution through flexible settings.
Combine device insights with decision making using connectors to business applications and public extensibility APIs.
Build secure and scalable IoT enterprise solutions
Consider how your IoT solutions grow as you need them, and how to protect your data on devices and in the cloud. Azure IoT Central is the only IoT app platform that’s built with the properties of highly secure and scalable IoT solutions.
Digitally connect locations, create personalised customer experiences and reduce operating costs.Learn more
Digital distribution centre
Improve warehouse efficiency by digitalising key assets and actions.Learn more
Track your shipments in real time, across air, water and land, with location and condition monitoring.Learn more
Smart inventory management
Use sensors to automate receiving, product movement, cycle counting and tracking – from sourcing to customer fulfilment.Learn more
Create intelligent video analytics and IoT edge and AI solutions using cameras as sensors for object-detection scenarios.Learn more
Continuous patient monitoring
Extend patient care beyond the hospital walls, reduce readmissions and manage disease.
Water quality monitoring
Digitally monitor water operations to reduce costs and health risks.Learn more
Water consumption monitoring
Remotely monitor and control water flow to reduce consumption.Learn more
Connected waste management
Monitor waste bins and dispatch field operators to maximise efficient waste collection.Learn more
Address common IoT scenarios across industries
Ready to build? Get ahead in your market and transform your business with our growing selection of IoT app templates for common industry scenarios. Enrich your offerings by integrating with other industry technologies and partner solutions, all while keeping your data and brand in your control.Explore our industry app templates
Rest easy with industry-leading security
- Microsoft invests more than $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
- We employ more than 3,500 security experts dedicated to data security and privacy.
- Azure has more compliance certifications than any other cloud service provider. View the comprehensive list.
Simple, predictable pricing
- No upfront cost
- No termination fees
- Pay only for what you need
Explore quickstarts, how-to guides, tutorials and API reference documentation.Get the documentation
Whether you’re new to IoT or a seasoned professional, find information and learning resources to build your solutions.Explore the courses
Watch live-streamed events and technical deep dives about IoT software as a service (SaaS) solution building.Watch now
Trusted by companies of all sizes
Chris Cutshaw, Director of Commercial and Product Strategy, TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson
"The only way you can gain this visibility is through IoT devices. That's why using Azure IoT Central was crucial for us."
Vera Kirienko, Asset Management Specialist, UNDP
"With this solution, we can track driver behavior and see where a car is right now, at any time. All this contributes to safer roads, safer drivers, and safer passengers."
Mars gains in-store display insights
Mars partner Footmarks knew it needed an IoT platform that could enable speed, cost-effective offerings and scale. And with Azure IoT Central, the team knew onboarding would be fast and seamless.
Chetan Kundavaram, Global Director, Anheuser-Busch InBev
"With the Azure platform and services, we're transforming how we do business, interact with our suppliers, and connect with our customers."
Hospital reduces diabetes-related amputations
Using Azure IoT Central and the Azure API for FHIR® (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), software and wearables company Sensoria Health developed a continuous monitoring solution for diabetic patients at high risk.
FHIR® is the registered trademark of HL7 and is used with the permission of HL7.
Charles Alshuler, Director of Sales and Operations, Clean Energy
"Our teams in the field can predictably perform processes and repairs, capturing the data via IoT."
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Frequently asked questions
Azure IoT Central gives you guaranteed 99.9 per cent connectivity. Read the SLA.
Access Azure IoT Central using most desktops, tablets and browsers. See a list of supported browsers and connectivity requirements.
Data is retained on a rolling, 30-day basis. You can continuously export data using the export feature.