IoT Central–Microsoft’s SaaS solution for IoT

Microsoft has today released their IoT SaaS offering for customers and partners called as “Microsoft IoT Central”.  IoT Central enables powerful IoT scenarios without requiring cloud solution expertise and also simplifies the development process and makes customers to make quick time to market solutions, making digital transformation more accessible to everyone without overhead of implement …

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IoT Security–Essentials–Part 01

Security(Cyber Security) is an essential requirement for any IoT platform or devices or end users and the communication infrastructure.  In order to achieve or design best possible security solutions,  to avoid some external entity or hacker gaining access to your IoT device or infrastructure, every architect or system designer should do Threat Modeling exercise.  As …

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IoT Hub vs Event Hub–A quick comparison

With this article I am trying to provide you a birds eye view comparison of IoT Hub and Azure Event Hub, so that some of you may stop feeling that there is nothing new in IoT Hub. For the interest of this article, I put together a table with side-by-side comparison of some important features/desired …

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Introduction to IoT Hub

IoT Hub is a fully managed service from Microsoft Azure  as part of Azure IoT Suite that enables reliable and secure bi-directional communications between millions of IoT devices and your solution back end. Azure IoT Hub are designed to provide following capabilities: Multiple device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device communication options, including one-way messaging, file transfer, and request-reply …

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Azure IoT Hub Device Management–Released to Public

Today Microsoft has announced general availability of Azure IoT Hub Device Management. With this release Azure IoT Hub subscribers/customers will be able to get access to following features and functionalities: Device twin. Use a digital representation of your physical devices to synchronize device conditions and operator configuration between the cloud and device. Direct methods. Apply …

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