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Hardening the security of Azure IoT Edge

Azure IoT Edge which recently became generally available, designs in security from the ground up with avenues for custom security hardening. Security hardening entails additional security measures for given deployments in response to perceived higher threats like physical accessibility of ... continue reading

Installing certificates into IoT devices

Lots of folks are moving to X.509 certificate-based authentication as they start to use the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service, which is great! But I've gotten lots of questions about what the best practices are, and how to go ... continue reading

IoT in Action: Building secure, sophisticated solutions

With a compound annual growth rate of 28.5 percent forecasted by 2020, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market is exploding, and the technology behind IoT continues to evolve at a feverish pace. Here at Microsoft, we’re working hard to ... continue reading
Now Available: Azure Sphere technical documentation

Now Available: Azure Sphere technical documentation

In April we announced Azure Sphere to the world. Since then, we’ve been pleased with the deep customer interest and engaging media conversations. This dialogue has been an opportunity to share Microsoft’s vision and commitment to an end-to-end, secured IoT ... continue reading

Getting started with IoT: driving business action through analytics and automation

Whether you’re looking for in-the-moment insights or long-term trends, the value of information is only as good as its usefulness for your business. Some information must be acted upon immediately, but it can also be stored for long-term, big-picture analysis ... continue reading
Download the August 2018 #Developers Guide to #Azure #Cloud

Download the August 2018 #Developers Guide to #Azure #Cloud

If you are a developer or architect who wants to get started with Microsoft Azure, this book is for you! Written by developers for developers, this guide will show you how to get started with Azure and which services you ... continue reading

Getting started with IoT: what do you do with all that data?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about generating data, helping organizations discover new insights about their operations from that data, and identifying opportunities to become more productive and innovative. In the first post in this series, we introduced Getting ... continue reading

Feeding IoT device telemetry data to Kafka-based applications

With the newly released support for Kafka streams in Event Hubs, it is now possible for Azure IoT Hub customers to easily feed their IoT device telemetry data into Kafka-based applications for further downstream processing or analysis. This gives customers ... continue reading

IoT: the catalyst for better risk management in insurance

Thought leader Matteo Carbone has titled his book All the Insurance Players Will Be Insurtech. He means that insurance companies that embrace digital transformation and technologies will lead the industry. Those technologies include the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence ... continue reading