Microsoft launches toolset for capturing ‘ambient intelligence’ – Computerworld

 Microsoft is targeting the growing volume of data being generated by both machines and humans: CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday showed off tools that could help organizations better understand — and profit from — this trove of information. One new hosted service, called the Azure Intelligent Systems Service (ISS), promises to ease the process of managing machine data from sensors and devices connected in the so-called Internet of Things. ISS is now available as a limited public preview. Microsoft has also released Analytics Platform...

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