Microsoft yesterday announced a strategic partnership with C3 IoT to accelerate enterprise AI and IoT app development through new technologies and go-to-market initiatives.
As part of this partnership, Microsoft and C3 IoT will together develop a solution based on C3 IoT Platform running on Microsoft Azure. Azure will be the preferred cloud platform for C3 IoT and both the companies will conduct co-marketing and co-selling strategies to scale distribution globally. This will help enterprise customers rapidly develop and deploy AI-based applications for transformative use cases.
“AI is one of the most transformative technology paradigms of our time in its ability to empower companies, societies, and economies to achieve more,” said Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Business, Microsoft. “C3 IoT’s proven technology and strong customer relationships make them an ideal partner in helping drive forward AI-based solutions built on the intelligent cloud.”
“With this partnership, two market leaders are joining forces to drive digital transformation at the world’s leading organizations,” said Thomas M. Siebel, C3 IoT CEO. “Combining the market reach of Microsoft, the amazing power of Microsoft Azure, and the capability of the C3 IoT AI platform, we will dramatically accelerate the adoption of AI, IoT, and elastic cloud computing globally.”