The Azure Internet of Things is a collection of Microsoft managed cloud services that connect, monitor and control billions of IoT assets. In simpler terms, an IoT solution is made up of one or more IoT devices and one or more back end services running in the cloud that communicate with each other.
Microsoft has built a portfolio that supports the needs of all customers, enabling everyone to access the benefits of digital transformation. The Azure IoT product portfolio is an overview of the available platform and software as a service technologies and solutions.
It presents the two paths that are available for building your own solution.