Advantech, a global leader in embedded computing and Internet of Things (IoT) technology, is pleased to announce that in May its recognition as a Microsoft Global IoT Valued Partner and Authorized Embedded Distributor has been extended to include The Americas. Previously recognized for the APAC and EMEA regions, this expanded acknowledgment lays a strong foundation for Advantech’s position as a key embedded computing and IoT service provider in United States and Canada. Furthermore, in order to accelerate the development of the IoT industry, Advantech has developed the WISE-PaaS IoT software platform service in cooperation with Microsoft. Advantech’s hardware is also verified to work with the with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, providing all-in-one SRP (Solution Ready Package) services to help customers rapidly build their IoT applications.
Strengthening the Collaboration for IoT
“The world of IoT and connected devices is growing at a phenomenal rate. We look for partners that have the ability to scale – not only to critical device edge scenarios but also scale across solutions with cloud. Advantech is a trusted Microsoft partner that is helping their customers maximize their IoT investments. Windows 10 offers the most secure and connected experiences powering a range of devices from low end to heavy compute and Azure is the most secure cloud platform across PaaS, SaaS as well as data and analytics. Advantech is an important partner to Microsoft as they continue to develop and innovate on customer solutions with end-to-end device expertise and a range of devices that are certified for Azure IoT,” said Rodney Clark, Microsoft’s IoT DX GM.
Comprehensive Suite of Operating Systems and Tools
Advantech offers more than just a distributing license; it offers a series of value-added services, including hosting embedded solution seminars, hands-on training, and software APIs and utilities. Customers can leverage Advantech’s professional embedded solution development capability to streamline their businesses. The Windows Embedded products Advantech offers include:
Windows 10 IoT: Powering a range of devices from Industrial (using IoT Enterprise SKU) to basic (using IoT Core Pro SKU) with enterprise grade security, manageability and connectivity. They easily connect to Azure Cloud Services and provide Seamless Sensor/Gateway Communications.
Windows Embedded Compact: Powering small footprint devices for industry and enterprise use
Windows Embedded Standard: Delivering the familiarity and reliability of Windows in a componentized form
Windows Embedded Server: Delivering embedded server solutions for purpose-built hardware and application software
Windows Embedded Industry/Pro: Delivering platforms in the Windows Embedded Industry/Pro portfolio for OEMs seeking the full power and application compatibility of Windows
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