Azure IoT services overview

Azure IoT services overview

Azure Internet of Things (IoT) services allow you to make the most of your data at the edge, efficiently secure and manage your cloud assets, and proactively make decisions across your entire enterprise. Examples of IoT services include Azure IoT Central, IoT Hub, IoT Edge and Azure Sphere. Windows IoT edition can be used to further power your IoT devices.

You can find an overview of all Azure service categories at:

Azure IoT services

Azure offers the following IoT services to connect applications running at edge zones to services on-premises and in the cloud.

Create a digital model of your physical space or assetsAzure Digital Twins
Accelerate the creation of IoT solutionsAzure IoT Central
Extend intelligence from the cloud to your edge devicesAzure IoT Edge
Connect, monitor, and control billions of IoT assetsAzure IoT Hub
Unlock insights for intelligent local actions and global visibilityAzure IoT Operations
Making embedded IoT development and connectivity easyAzure RTOS
Build and connect highly secure MCU-powered devicesAzure Sphere
Consume Services privately on Azure PlatformAzure SQL Edge
Explore and gain insights from time-series IoT data in real timeAzure Time Series Insights

Becoming Azure-certified integration services engineer

As per the Microsoft official certification poster (, the following certifications are available in the fields of identity services.