Microsoft for Startups is a program that has been developed to provide technology, go-to-market and community benefits that are required for startups to succeed. The program assists B2B startups from over 140 countries sell their solutions to Microsoft’s enterprise customers. Microsoft for Startups’ is intended to offer the wide range of technical and commercial support that startups need to scale and grow.
The collaboration with Arrow’s IoT and engineering services team will see it offer a wide range of technologies to help bring startups’ connected products to market. Arrow is positioned to offer the required building blocks for wireless, gateways, cloud, and sensors designs for IoT solutions in a variety of verticals that includes agriculture, medical, industrial, and smart cities,
The Microsoft for Startups program and its collaboration with Arrow will offer a combination of the twinned areas of expertise from both a software and hardware perspective. By working together, the two companies will have a goal of enabling startup success through Arrow technology and support to connect to the Microsoft Azure Cloud.
“We in Microsoft for Startups are really excited to be entering into this collaboration with Arrow`s IoT and engineering service team,” said Andrew Macadam, global multi-country managing director, Microsoft for Startups. “Through this collaboration, we will bring in our shared expertise in cloud, enabled through hardware, to accelerate the go-to-market strategies of the world’s most exciting startups.”
Arrow can provide every component of an IoT solution – from core electronics to IT. The company also offers services across the entire life cycle, including sensors, connectivity, cloud, analytics, security, IT infrastructure and asset planning.