Posted by: kurtsh | May 5, 2016

NEWS: Microsoft acquires Solair, Internet-of-Things solutions & framework innovator

IoT all the things!  We just obtained the talents & properties of Solair – a company that has specific skills & solutions for providing massive scale monitoring, analytics, & insights-based optimization.

imageToday, I’m pleased to announce that Microsoft has acquired Solair, an Italian company that has been delivering innovative Internet of Things (IoT) services to customers across a number of industries, including manufacturing, retail, food & beverage and transportation. Solair shares our ambition for helping customers harness their untapped data and create new intelligence with IoT, and this acquisition supports our strategy to deliver the most complete IoT offering for enterprises. We’re excited about their technology and talent – and delighted to welcome them to the Microsoft team.

Solair’s IoT customization and deployment solutions, built on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, are engineered to help businesses in any industry utilize IoT to run more efficiently and profitably. For example, Solair has brought the power of IoT to the Rancilio Group’s full line of espresso machines, allowing the Italian manufacturer to remotely monitor machines resulting in greater efficiency across the supply chain. Using the power of cloud-based data and analytics, Solair has helped the Rancilio Group reduce costs and increase revenue.

And because it’s buzzworthy, the media is highlighting Solair’s implementation of IoT-enabled Professional Grade Espresso Machines from Rancilio. 

It should be noted that Solair implemented this an many more IoT solutions.

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