Empowering towns and cities to be more sustainable, prosperous and inclusive.
Microsoft CityNext empowers towns and cities to be more sustainable, prosperous and inclusive. We bring a vast technology portfolio, safe and secure cloud computing and the Microsoft Partner Network – empowering you to infuse intelligence throughout your urban planning initiatives and connect various areas of your government. So you can improve outcomes for the citizens you serve.
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The smart city challenge
As mayor, council leader or town or city administrator, you strive to meet the ever-evolving needs and demands of your citizens while running your town or city efficiently. You face many urban planning challenges: shrinking revenues, budget cuts, limited natural resources, aging citizens, outdated infrastructure, growing energy demands and rigorous regulatory requirements. Not to mention the need to understand and provide improved cybersecurity and privacy when moving to digital technology.
The Microsoft approach
So what can you do? One answer is to take advantage of new capabilities with the cloud, which make smart city solutions more affordable and economically viable than ever before. Microsoft’s trusted cloud creates a platform to better serve and protect citizens and build more secure, vibrant towns and cities.