Operational efficiency is the core of every business as it forms the next generation of products and services.  It’s a remarkable revolution and is known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Director of Azure IoT considers it to be the most important factor of the technology era and believes that people who aren’t using IoT will find their business at a competitive disadvantage in future. Let’s check out the features and benefits of IoT that make it so important for businesses.

Azure IoT boosts the business revolution

Azure IoT is a powerful business solution that gives its customers solid reasons to opt for it. A few of them are listed below.

Quick solution: It’s a quick and scalable solution with preconfigured features that help customers accelerate the development process. Device SDK is available to connect existing devices and add new ones using Azure device SDKs for platforms including Linux, Windows, and real-time operating systems. The connection is absolutely effortless and its efficiency does not depend on the number of devices.

Easy integration: Azure IoT can easily integrate with your existing systems and applications such as Oracle, Salesforce, and SAP. The availability of individual credentials helps to boost overall security of the connecting devices. Moreover, it also comes with built-in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

New Features in IOT

1. Microsoft IoT Central

It’s a highly scalable SaaS solution that removes the need for backend infrastructure management due to the low code way for companies. The low code way ensures time efficiency by building companies applications within a few hours. The other features of IoT central include secure connectivity, multi-language support, device authentication, and native support.

2. Azure IoT Hub

Azure IoT Hub allows users to connect several assets simultaneously to the IoT hub. Once you set identical credentials and connect devices, it registers the users and helps them communicate all kind of stuff without posing any security threat. 

3. Azure Stream Analytics on IoT Edge

This service is available for edge devices that help users to shift cloud analytics and business logic closer to their devices. Moreover, it’s a great solution for those customers whose main concern is low-latency, resilience, and efficient use of bandwidth.