Leuze electronic is joining Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT systems 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.
As one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the field of optical sensors and electrical automation, Leuze electronic mainly concentrates on intralogistics and the packaging industry, machine tool manufacturing, the automotive industry and medical technology. The product range includes switching and measuring sensors, identification systems, image processing and data transmission and also occupational safety components and systems. Due to its many years of in-depth experience and outstanding expertise for connectivity in optical sensors, Leuze electronic is a pioneer and enabler for Industry 4.0. By coupling to Microsoft Azure, Leuze electronic has created the infrastructure for predictive maintenance and machine learning systems for sensors.
The IoT certificate increases customers’ confidence in having a safe and stable Cloud connection. Herbert Köbel, Head of Competence Center Software says: “Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT validates our ability to jumpstart customers’ IoT projects with pre-tested device and operating system combinations. Decreasing the usual customisation required for compatibility ensures Leuze electronic helps customers get started quickly on their IoT solution.”
Barb Edson, general manager for Data Platform and Internet of Things, Microsoft Corp, says: “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. 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.
Learn more about this Azure Certified for IoT collaboration at www.leuze.co.uk.