Azure IoT

Quickly build and deploy secure, scalable Internet of Things (IoT) applications using the comprehensive Azure IoT portfolio of managed and platform services

Invent new lines of business with the leader in IoT

Build new industry solutions, improve productivity and reduce waste with Azure IoT—and quickly process massive quantities of data from all kinds of IoT devices using AI and machine learning.

Why Azure IoT?

Azure IoT is IoT for everyone

Azure IoT is built on decades of Microsoft enterprise experience and is designed to be accessible for all organisations.

No matter your industry or the size of your organisation or whether you are working with a partner or on your own, Azure IoT has all of the devices, tools, data analytics and security capabilities you need to achieve your IoT goals.

  • Flexible

  • Intelligent

  • Trusted

Microsoft is investing $5 billion in IoT

Microsoft has committed to investing $5 billion (in US dollars) in IoT research and the intelligent edge—adding new services and features to Azure IoT.

Learn how these IoT innovations will impact your solutions

Find the right IoT approach for your solutions

Create leading-edge IoT applications on a fully open, flexible platform that simplifies the development process while offering enhanced solutions. Use your existing skills and preferred language to get started quickly, extract insights and drive business results.

Choose the way to build your IoT applications that makes the most sense to you:

Accelerate your builds with a managed app platform

Get started building apps now—a managed app platform allows you to build apps quickly by reducing the number of decisions you need to make to achieve results. Most of the elements of your solution are already coded and managed, allowing you to focus on adding industry knowledge and rapidly scaling and connecting devices.

Customise your solutions with platform services

Get the robust building blocks for highly customised and flexible IoT applications with Azure platform services. Explore your options to create and code your own IoT solutions. Add and connect devices and ingest, store and analyse your data.

Choose from multiple learning resources now:

IoT Developer Guide

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IoT School

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IoT Show

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IoT Partners

Grow your business. Collaborate with an IoT partner to customise your IoT solutions and ensure that your projects succeed. Or, expand your customer base by becoming an IoT partner.

Build safer applications with the IoT industry's only end-to-end security solution

Hardened devices

Get powerful protection for your new and existing MCU-powered devices with Azure Sphere.

Safer connections

Help ensure that data transmitted from device to hub is confidential, tamperproof and authenticated.

A more secure cloud

Improve data security in the cloud, at the edge and everywhere in between.

Documentation, development resources and community

IoT documentation

Explore quickstarts, how-to guides, tutorials and API reference documentation.

IoT guidance on GitHub

Find IoT implementation examples at GitHub.

IoT tech community

Ask questions and get support from Azure experts and Microsoft engineers.

Get started building your IoT solutions

Organisations like yours are thriving with Azure IoT

"We see IoT as a strategic, competitive advantage. We're improving the efficiency and cost structure of our business, which enables us to build more products at more competitive prices."

Harry Eschel, Vice President of Products, Sagegreenlife

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Sagegreenlife

"When it comes to IoT, there is huge potential to deliver value to the food and feed processing industry. "

Stuart Bashford, Digital Officer, Bühler Group

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Buhler

"Using Microsoft's Azure IoT Hub technology, we're able to synchronize real-time data from customers' equipment from TAG to the Azure environment. Instead of having to do a periodic checkup and react when a problem occurs, IoT triggers the EAM-automated maintenance process when the system notices a problem."

Jason Bell, IT Director, Verosoft Design

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Verosoft Design

"Tirematics sends data and alerts directly to the manager. This allows us to respond to problems quickly without having to wait for the driver's report."

Yoichi Matsui, Executive Director of the Sightseeing Bus Business Division Vehicle Service Department, Hato Bus

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Bridgestone

"The ability to automate these transactions across thousands of machines and countless miles is transformational for this industry. Now all parties involved can have immediate electronic records of transactions, real accountability in these remote locations, immediate awareness for maintenance and diagnostics, and new levels of information about every transaction."

Doug Weber, Business Manager for Remote Application Monitoring, Rockwell Automation

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RockwellAutomation

"Over the coming decade, we plan to drill thousands of new wells and build dozens of new facilities. It's challenging to keep up with that pace, but with Azure, we have the digital technology to help support our growth in a manageable and sustainable way."

Staale Gjervik, President, XTO Energy

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ExxonMobil