Azure IoT Central
Proof of concept isn’t your endgame. We’ll help you build industry-leading solutions with a hosted IoT application 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
Connects your IoT devices to the cloud quickly and easily
Offers centralised management to reconfigure and update your devices
Bridges the gap between your business applications and IoT data
Transform your business with our IoT app platform
From launch to production, rapidly build enterprise-grade IoT applications on a secure, reliable and scalable infrastructure.
Use industry-specific app templates for retail, energy, healthcare and government to get up and running.
Fix, update and reconfigure your devices with central device management, including advanced rules and analytics.
Make your applications repeatable with application export, and use white labelling to customise the solution experience.
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 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
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 who are 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.Go to documentation
IoT developer’s guide
Find the resources you need to get started and work through technical challenges.Get the guide
Whether you’re new to IoT or a seasoned professional, find information and learning resources to build your solutions.See courses
Watch live-streamed events and technical deep dives about IoT software as a service (SaaS) solution building.Watch now
IoT technical community
Ask questions and get support from Microsoft engineers and Azure experts.Join the conversation
IoT device catalogue
Browse more than 1,000 certified IoT hardware devices to start building your IoT solution today.Browse now
Trusted by companies of all sizes
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.
Sunwest Bank improves cash deposit security
Carson Lappetito, President, Sunwest Bank
"With an IoT solution that tracks drops, we have more visibility into workloads and can create a more efficient staffing model at scale. Small daily time savings become very meaningful when applied across an entire branch network."
Microsoft logistics team gains supply chain visibility
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."
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.
Get started with Azure IoT Central
Azure IoT Central updates, blogs and announcements
New IoT Event Learning Path
Announcing the unified Azure Certified Device program
Azure IoT Central new and updated features—August 2020
IoT Hub TLS certificate update
Azure Certified for Plug and Play is now available
Azure IoT Central UI new and updated features—July 2020
New Azure IoT Central App Template - Video Analytics is now available
Azure IoT Central UI new and updated features—June 2020
26 May, 2020
Virtual Build spotlights IoT updates and rollouts
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.