ThingWorx Foundation
ThingWorx Foundation enables developers to rapidly connect, create, and deploy breakthrough applications, solutions, and experiences for the smart, connected world.
Building the World for Connected Things

The explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT) has created an unprecedented demand for IoT-enabled devices, services, and solutions. But the IoT is a new world, with its own challenges for developers, enterprises, and end-users alike as they seek to create, deploy, and integrate new technologies and solutions into their everyday lives.

With the unlimited potential of the burgeoning IoT in their sights, developers are clamoring for the best tools and technologies that will enable them to create innovative solutions that harness the power of the smart, connected world.

How it Works

ThingWorx Foundation is a complete, end-to-end technology platform designed specifically for the Internet of Things. It empowers developers to connect, create, and deploy breakthrough, enterprise-ready IoT applications, solutions, and experiences.

ThingWorx Foundation connects to all of the ThingWorx components, providing a simplified, seamless approach for developers to create comprehensive IoT solutions.


The ThingWorx Foundation Core includes the following:

  • Application Enablement Platform (AEP): Composer, Model Runner, Integration, Mashup Builder
  • Platform Services: Security, DevOps
Connection Services

The ThingWorx Foundation Connection Services include the following:

  • Connection Servers
  • Device/Cloud Adapters
  • Tunneling Servers

The ThingWorx Foundation Edge includes the following:

  • Edge MicroServer
  • Edge “Always On” SDK
What Sets ThingWorx Foundation Apart?

ThingWorx Foundation provides enterprises and developers with powerful, unmatched capabilities:

Model-Driven, Rapid Application Design

Developers deliver high quality, scalable applications using drag and drop tools for the creation of rich interactive applications, dashboards, collaborative workspaces, and mobile interfaces without the need for coding.

Flexible Connectivity Options

ThingWorx offers a flexible connectivity strategy that maximizes market opportunity and minimizes integration, supporting connectivity to devices via several methods.


Both developers and analysts can work together in live collaboration sessions to communicate more effectively and solve problems faster.


End-to-end security model simplifies the development of secure solutions. Ongoing role- based access is easily configured for business users, administrators, and developers.

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