MultiTech Collaborates with Microsoft to Accelerate Internet of Things Solutions
Verified hardware and software enhance interoperability and allow faster time to production
Mounds View, MN – June 22, 2017 Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., today announced it has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services. Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT allows businesses to reach customers where they are, working with an ecosystem of devices and platforms, allowing for faster time to production.
MultiTech provides certified, carrier-approved modems, routers, and gateways to enable IoT and M2M applications on wired, cellular, and LoRa® networks. The announcement highlights Azure certification for MultiConnect® Conduit™ the industry’s most configurable, manageable, and scalable communications gateway for industrial IoT applications.
“Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT validates our ability to jumpstart customers’ IoT projects with a pretested device and operating system combination,” said Stefan Lindvall, CEO of MultiTech. “MultiTech’s IoT platforms are highly intelligent and programmable down to the very edge of the network. Decreasing the usual customization and work required for compatibility ensures MultiTech 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 Barb Edson, general manager for Data Platform and Internet of Things, Microsoft Corp. “With trusted offerings and verified partners, Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT accelerates the deployment of IoT even further.”
IoT projects are complex and take a long time to implement. Customers find that choosing and connecting the right set of devices, assets or sensors to the cloud can be time-consuming. To jumpstart their IoT projects with confidence, customers are looking for certified devices and platforms that are tested for readiness, compatibility and usability with the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite. By choosing a partner from the Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT program, customers can save time and effort on project specs and RFP processes by knowing in advance what devices and offerings will work with the Azure IoT Suite.
MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures communications equipment for the industrial internet of things – connecting physical assets to business processes to deliver enhanced value. Our commitment to quality and service excellence means you can count on MultiTech products and people to address your needs, while our history of innovation ensures you can stay ahead of the latest technology with a partner who will be there for the life of your solution. For more information, please visit www.multitech.com.