Designed to meet your business needs

Simplify the Internet of Things (IoT) with a rich device platform, world class developer tools, enterprise grade long term support, and a global partner ecosystem. Do more at the edge with built-in machine learning capabilities and scale with the power of Azure IoT. Use the power of Windows to create a solution quickly and securely. We stand behind our products with 10 years of support.

“Customers don’t need to be IT experts to use Rockwell Automation products with Windows for IoT, and it’s a way to reduce the learning curve and still have that rich data directly available on the plant floor.”

- Keith Staninger, Global Business Director for Rockwell Automation

See what our customers are doing

Windows for IoT provides the foundation to create innovative solutions with built-in security, but our customers and partners bring them to life. Here are a few examples of how Windows for IoT is creating business value.

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How to get started

The Windows for IoT platform has multiple editions, each optimised for specific scenarios. They all share the security, manageability, support and cloud connectivity you expect from Windows. Building a device is as easy as building an app.

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Windows Server IoT 2019

As IoT solutions become more complex, they require more computing power, storage and connectivity. Fixed function appliances using Windows Server IoT 2019 can handle big workloads, like analysing multiple video streams, and can use the results locally or send them to the cloud. With advanced security, high availability and manageability, Windows Server IoT 2019 lets you innovate faster with modern container technologies managed by Azure IoT Edge.

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SQL Server IoT 2019

Data at the edge is growing exponentially. SQL Server IoT 2019 helps you get intelligence from your data with industry-leading database performance, and trusted, enterprise-proven security. SQL Server IoT 2019 provides the same powerful analytics and large-scale storage of SQL Server 2019 but is licensed via the OEM channel for dedicated use scenarios.

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Ready for the next steps?

When you are ready to build your IoT device, we have a global partner ecosystem that can help. Choose from several off-the-shelf devices or work with a partner on your own unique device. Connect to Azure IoT and leverage the power of the cloud.

Support for Windows Embedded 7 has ended

Windows Embedded 7 has powered millions of mission critical dedicated devices since its introduction in 2009. The time has come to move to Windows for IoT for devices with more security, intelligence, manageability and cloud connectivity. (Note: The end of support for some editions of Windows Embedded 7 is different, please check our product lifecycle page for information for your specific product.)
Talk to your Microsoft partner about your options for moving to Windows for IoT.

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Great projects start with great ideas. Get inspired by the people and projects in the community.

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