Microsoft and Sigfox Business Workshop, Tallinn, Estonia

Microsoft Eesti and Sigfox Internet of Things Operator Connected Baltics invites your
company for a half-day workshop about IoT opportunities in Estonia.



The purpose of the business workshop is to evaluate different business use cases for the industry and best practices using Sigfox IoT technology in connection with Microsoft Azure products. The workshop is dedicated to solve real business problems with IoT that companies in Estonia are facing.

This business workshop will be facilitated by Stepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSP for CEE at Microsoft and Silver Kalmus, Sales Manager at Connected Baltics will be held at Microsoft Eesti office at Rävala puiestee 5, 10143 Tallinn.

What is SIGFOX?

SIGFOX is the world’s leading provider of dedicated cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communications. The Sigfox network complements existing high-bandwidth systems by providing economical, energy- efficient two-way transmission of small quantities of data over long distances, thus lowering barriers to wide implementation of IoT and M2M solutions, and greatly extending the battery and service life of connected devices.

Sigfox IoT network is available in Estonia since May 2017 through national operator Connected Baltics. See: Sigfox Use Cases

What is Azure IoT Hub?

Azure IoT Hub is a fully managed service that enables reliable and secure communications between millions of IoT devices and a solution back end. Azure IoT Hub enables secure communications using per-device security credentials and access control.

Microsoft is official Sigfox partner as IoT and Cloud platform provider.

Date and Location

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, 09:00 – 16:00
Microsoft Estonia, Rävala puiestee 5, 10143 Tallinn


Event requires registration. Please register using the form below.


09:00 - 09:20Introductions, Connected Baltics, Microsoft Eeesti Kushtrim Xhakli, CEO
Stepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSP
Connected Baltics
09:20 - 09:40How IoT can change your businessStepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSPMicrosoft
09:40 - 10:00SIGFOX IoT NetworkKushtrim Xhakli, CEOConnected Baltics
10:00 - 10:15Coffee Break and Networking
10:15 - 11:15IoT Use CasesSilver Kalmus, Sales Manager
Stepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSP
Connected Baltics
11:15 - 11:35IoT Reference ArchitectureStepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSPMicrosoft
11:35 - 12:15Lunch Break
12:15 - 12:45Demo: reading data from SIGFOX sensor and visualize it using Power BIStepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSPMicrosoft
12:45 - 13:00Q&A
13:00 - 13:30Networking
13:30 - 14:45Hands-on workshopStepan Bechynsky, Azure IoT TSPMicrosoft
14:45 - 15:00Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:00Hands-on WorkshopNishant Poddar, Developer AssociateConnected Baltics
16:00 - 16:30Wrap up


Stepan Bechynsky
Azure IoT TSP for CEE at Microsoft

Stepan joined Microsoft at 2006 as Technical Evangelist. After nine years he left Microsoft to start working as European Cloud Team Lead at pharmaceutical company MSD. He spent in pharma industry one and half year to rejoin Microsoft back. His responsibility in new role is to help companies with Proof of Concept and architecture of IoT solutions in CEE region using Microsoft Azure.