The Internet of Things (IoT) presents remarkable opportunities for businesses, but it’s important to determine whether you need a PaaS or SaaS offering.

What are your options?

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

solutions, like Microsoft IoT Central, enable companies to get started quickly with a fully-managed IoT solution offering

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

solutions, like Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, provide the building blocks for companies to construct customized IoT solutions.

How do you choose?

1) Determine where your business stands for these criteria

2) Decide which criterion matters most to you

3) Consider which offering is the best fit for your business.

Example scenarios


The right fit for businesses that do not have cloud solution and device expertiseand want a solution with predictable pricing without the need to construct or manage a solution in-house


The right fit for businesses with cloud solution and device expertise (in-house or through partnerships) who want to fine-tune their serviceswith a high degree of control and customization.


CentralFully-managed solution enabling connected products

Azure IoT Suite

Customizable solutions for complex IoT scenarios.

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