Cloud giant Microsoft has partnered with sat-com facilitator Inmarsat to deliver satellite-based cloud-IoT services. As per the terms of the deal, Inmarsat will be empowering Microsoft’s Azure platform with intelligence to track IoT applications in the supply chain across all sectors.
However, the cloud giant believes that complete transparency provided by IoT devices continues to be a pain point across certain industries. In order to bridge this gap, Microsoft
By partnering with Inmarsat, Microsoft
Industry patrons opine that this alliance is poised to bring in a different approach to cloud-IoT services and will help enterprises scale efficiently. It will be interesting to see how Microsoft makes the most of this partnership, following their alliance with GE to boost industrial IoT services.