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Understanding Microsoft's Internet of Things Story

By Keith Noonan - Updated Apr 4, 2017 at 3:10PM

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The Internet of Things presents a huge opportunity for Microsoft.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the name used to describe the growing network of connected devices and sensors. This trend is creating an explosion of new data that's revealing valuable business insights. The connectivity and analytics boom is so significant that it's sometimes referred to as "the next industrial revolution."

As one of the world's leading software companies and a powerhouse in the enterprise market, Microsoft (MSFT -0.23%) sees massive opportunities in Internet of Things. Click through the presentation below to learn about how the company is approaching and shaping IoT. 

Trucks, a train, a plane, and other points and devices connected through a web.

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