Cyient inks deal with Microsoft Azure to accelerate deployment of IoT solutions

Cyient inks deal with Microsoft Azure to accelerate deployment of IoT solutions
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26 Jun, 2020

Hyderabad-based global engineering and technology solutions company Cyient said on Thursday that it has collaborated with Microsoft to accelerate the deployment of internet of things (IoT) services for its customers.

As part of the Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT programme, Cyient will have pre-tested hardware and software that are verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services, thereby ensuring faster implementation of solutions, a statement said. 

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Cyient’s flagship product, IoT Edge Gateway 5400, which is certified by the Microsoft Azure programme, provides customers with a modular and scalable edge gateway to connect legacy machines and next-gen intelligent devices to the industrial internet of things (IIoT) network and cloud, the statement said. It also provides diverse connectivity and communication protocol options, advanced data processing and edge analytics capabilities for remote asset monitoring and predictive maintenance solutions. 

“Industries today are increasing focus on digital technology and building intelligence into equipment for remote monitoring and to extend asset life, improve customer experience, and ensure regulatory compliance. The Microsoft Azure IoT certification validates Cyient’s ability to accelerate IoT deployments for customers and ensure seamless integration from the edge to the cloud,” Suman Narayan, senior vice president for semiconductors, medical technologies and healthcare at Cyient, said.

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Established in 1991 by BVR Mohan Reddy, Cyient focuses on the engineering, manufacturing, data analytics, and networks and operations segments.

Earlier this year, it opened a development centre in Warangal, Telangana and partnered with the Cyberabad metropolitan police in April to provide drone-based surveillance technology to implement the Covid-19 lockdown in the city. 

In March, its Mysuru facility obtained approval to run manufacturing lines to support the production of medical equipment to fight against Covid-19. Around the same time, the company appointed Karthikeyan Natarajan as its president and COO.