Industrial internet of things

ABB Ability

By combining ABB’s deep domain expertise with connectivity and software innovation, ABB Ability solutions future-proof infrastructure and transform key business processes for safer, smarter operations that contribute to a low-carbon future.


ABB and Microsoft are leading the digital transformation of industry from device to edge to cloud. Microsoft Azure intelligent cloud services serve as the underlying technology to enable the ABB Ability™ portfolio of digital solutions, empowering insights for safer, smarter operations that maximize resource efficiency and contribute to a low-carbon future. 

Connecting physical environments, empowering people

Together, ABB and Microsoft are helping companies in sectors like manufacturing, transportation, energy and construction harness exponential amounts of data from industrial operations to empower their employees with the right capabilities for smarter, faster decision-making.

Our customers benefit from ABB’s unique industrial domain expertise and Microsoft’s leading technology platforms, including advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence, mixed reality and cybersecurity, all backed by a global ecosystem of innovation partners.

With use cases that span energy management, asset health, condition monitoring, remote maintenance, simulation, inspection and more, ABB and Microsoft are helping organizations optimize operations, preserve precious resources, increase energy efficiency and drive sustainable progress. 

ABB and Microsoft collaborate to bring generative AI to industrial applications

ABB is working with Microsoft on the integration of generative AI capabilities into industrial digital solutions for safer, smarter and more sustainable operations.

Digital Dialogue Webinar Series

Tune in to hear from ABB and Microsoft experts on topics like smart cities, energy management and making data-driven decisions for safer, smarter and more sustainable operations.

Co-innovating for customer value

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Industrial-strength cybersecurity

ABB, Microsoft and NXP outline the steps organizations need to take in order to secure the Industrial Internet of Things from device to edge to cloud.

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Knowing more and doing better for sustainable operations

Grounded in a shared commitment to concrete, measurable action on sustainability, ABB and Microsoft have partnered to push the boundaries of technology and accelerate our customers’ efforts to enable a low-carbon society, preserve resources and promote social progress.  

Getting started with industrial digital transformation

This joint how-to guide from ABB and Microsoft shines a light on successful IT-OT integration and explores what it takes to get real-world business value from digital transformation investments.  

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