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
Azure IoT Central connects your IoT devices to the cloud faster than any other platform. Find new devices matched to your solution in the Azure Certified for IoT device catalogue
We understand how hard it is to keep devices connected and healthy. Centralised management helps you reconfigure and update them
Our connectors and extensibility APIs bridge the gap between your business applications and IoT – providing a direct connection between IoT data and your decision makers
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.
Industry-specific app templates for retail, energy, healthcare and government help you get up and running.
Central device management, including advanced rules and analytics, helps you fix, update and reconfigure devices.
Make your applications repeatable with application export. 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
Can your IoT solution grow with you? Are you protecting 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
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
Tackle 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 USD 1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
- We employ more than 3,500 security experts completely dedicated to your 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 looking to stay on top of your game, find information and learning resources to build your solutions.Go to MS Learn
Watch live-streamed events about SaaS IoT solution building, including scenarios such as intelligent edge, DevOps and asset tracking. Take advantage of top-requested technical deep dives.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
Reducing diabetes-related amputations with Azure IoT Central
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.
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 they needed an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that could enable speed, cost-effective offerings and scale. With Azure IoT Central, the team knew that onboarding would be fast and seamless.
Get started with Azure IoT Central
Azure IoT Central updates, blogs and announcements
Azure IoT Central UI new and updated features—June 2020
Azure IoT Central UI and documentation updates – June 2020
Azure IoT Central jobs and metrics feature updates – May 2020
Azure IoT Central—May 2020 dashboard updates
26 May, 2020
Virtual Build spotlights IoT updates and rollouts
Azure IoT Central - Build 2020 announcements
Azure IoT Central – April 2020 new features
Azure IoT Central – April 2020 updates
Azure IoT Central – March 2020 updates
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.