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 Jargons – Identity of Things (IDoT)

The Identity of Things (IDoT) is an area involves assigning universal unique identifiers (UUID) with associated metadata to devices and objects (things), to identify, connect and communicate effectively with other machines over the internet or within constrained local network. The metadata included with the UUID characterizes the identity of an endpoint. Identity is an essential …

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Internet of Things (IoT)–Introduction

The Internet of things (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect and exchange data. The IoT allows objects to be sensed or controlled remotely across existing …

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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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