VIA Technologies has joined Microsoft Azure's Certified for Internet of Things (IoT) programme for hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services.
VIA has developed a portfolio of embedded platform and systems for a variety of Enterprise IoT and Smart City applications, including energy management, industrial automation, in-vehicle transportation, healthcare, building automation, and digital signage. The verified hardware platforms facilitate the integration of sophisticated cloud-based applications.
“Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT validates our ability to jumpstart customers’ IoT projects with pre-tested device and operating system combinations,” said Richard Brown, Vice-President of International Marketing at VIA Technologies. “Decreasing the usual customization and work required for compatibility ensures VIA helps customers get started quickly on their IoT solution.”
“Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT extends our promise to bring IoT 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 at Microsoft. “With trusted offerings and verified partners, Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT accelerates the deployment of IoT even further.”
Details are at Azure Certified for IoT and the Azure IoT Suite.