PTC and Azure partnership empowers industrial organizations

Design better products, maximize your efficiency, and provide more reliable service through the Azure-PTC partnership.

Power through partnership

Deploy production-ready, scalable, and secure industrial IoT solutions faster with PTC ThingWorx on Azure. Take advantage of integrated information systems and process management by combining the capabilities of two leading industrial IoT companies.

Cloud infrastructure from Azure

  • Comprehensive IoT portfolio
  • AI and machine learning services
  • Mixed reality capabilities
  • Hyperscale for high availability
  • Built-in security
  • Industry-leading compliance

Industrial experience from PTC

  • Remote monitoring
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Plant safety and security
  • Industrial augmented reality and mixed reality experiences
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) data integration
  • Product lifecycle management (PLM)

Accelerate ROI by running PTC with Azure IoT

Lower total cost of ownership

Reduce TCO by using joint engineering, manufacturing, and service solutions that require less maintenance.

Faster time-to-value

Reduce complexity, accelerate development, and simplify both management and maintenance by using ready-to-configure solutions with full cloud extensibility.

Seamless integration with ThingWorx

Connect ThingWorx, the latest version of PTC’s industrial IoT platform, with Azure IoT Hub. Also, get support for Microsoft HoloLens and Dynamics 365.

Enterprise-grade scale

Get greater extensibility across edge and cloud technologies through combined data continuity and control, industrial augmented reality, AI, and IoT.

IoT for tomorrow

Get ahead of the constantly shifting trends in IoT technology and services: future-proof your business with the constant innovations of two leading industrial IoT companies.

Industry expertise

Take advantage of over 30 years of combined experience and innovation in industrial applications, devices, and services with the Azure-PTC partnership.

IDC MarketScape for IoT platforms in manufacturing*

In the evaluation of a crowded field of worldwide players, the IDC MarketScape named Microsoft and PTC to the Leaders Category in industrial IoT platforms in manufacturing.

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Industrial IoT Platforms in Manufacturing 2019 Vendor Assessment by Stacy Crook and Reid Paquin, June 2019, IDC #US45116819

*IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the icons.

See how customers are reinventing their businesses with PTC on Azure

Celli group

Celli is transforming the beverage industry with a powerful IoT solution with Azure IoT and PTC ThingWorx.

Celli group


Welding equipment manufacturer ESAB boosted productivity and efficiency with a comprehensive IoT solution from Azure and PTC.


Additional resources

How an Integrated IoT Suite Supports Digital Transformation for Industrial Companies

Solve difficult business problems and create new sources of revenue with IoT. Get insights from this IDC Technology Spotlight.

Read the paper

Perception vs. Reality of DIY IoT Implementations

Get guidance on working through IoT challenges that face manufacturers, from building an IoT platform in-house or buying from a third-party. Deliver new business value with a turnkey solution from Microsoft and PTC.

Read the e-book

The Full Lifecycle of Implementing IoT with PTC

Take a closer look at all phases of introducing industrial IoT solutions, from planning to streaming analytics.

Listen to the podcast

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