MUMBAI, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Indian technology solutions company Cyient has collaborated with Microsoft to accelerate internet of things (IoT) solutions for industry 4.0 through the latter's cloud computing service Azure, a company statement said Thursday.
Cyient loT Edge Gateway 5400, the flagship product in the company's family of loT gateways, is Microsoft Azure Certified and provides diverse connectivity and communication protocol options, advanced data processing, and edge analytics capabilities for remote asset monitoring and predictive maintenance solutions, the statement said.
loT projects are complex and take a long time to implement as customers find that choosing and connecting the right set of devices, assets or sensors to the cloud time-consuming. Hence, customers are looking for certified devices and platforms that are tested for readiness, compatibility and usability with the Microsoft Azure loT Suite, the statement said.
"Industries today are increasing focus on digital technology and building intelligence into equipment for remote monitoring and to extend asset life, improve customer experience, and ensure regulatory compliance. The Microsoft Azure loT Certification validates Cyient's ability to accelerate loT deployments for customers and ensure seamless integration from the edge to the cloud," said Suman Narayan, senior vice president, Semiconductors and Medical Technologies and Healthcare at Cyient, with consolidated annual revenues of 625 million U.S. dollars.
Microsoft Azure Certified for loT allows businesses to reach customers where they are, working with an ecosystem of devices and platforms, allowing for faster time to production.
"Microsoft Azure Certified for loT extends our promise to bring loT to business scale, starting with interoperable solutions from leading technology companies around the world," said Jerry Lee, Director of Marketing for Azure Internet of Things, Microsoft Corp.
"With trusted offerings and verified partners, Microsoft Azure accelerates the deployment of loT even further," Lee said. Enditem