In the recent months, Microsoft has been focusing on the Internet of Things quite a lot. Earlier today at MWC 2016 in Barcelona, AT&T announced that the company is partnering with Microsoft, Intel and Cisco to grow its Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. The company will be leveraging Microsoft’s powerful cloud offerings to support its solutions. According to AT&T, the company will integrate its IoT solutions with Microsoft’s analytics and visualization tools, as well as the cloud tools.
The company says that developers who connect their devices through AT&T’s Global SIM and Control Center will be able to store data in Microsoft’s Azure. The developers will also be able to use AT&T’s M2X and Flow Designer which will let them access Azure, bid data, Power BI, advanced analytics, as well as the machine learnings tools. Microsoft’s Azure, advanced analytics tools and machine learnings tools will the developers to transform data into “intelligent action”, according to AT&T.