Guide Concept

In the world of IoT application development, connectivity refers to the infrastructure and protocols which connect devices to the cloud or network. Edge devices handle the interface between the physical world and the cloud.

ThingWorx provides you with several different tools for connecting to the Thingworx platform.

This guide is designed as an introduction to these tools, and will help you determine which to choose based on your specific requirements.


Guide Info

Level Getting Started
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published Apr 15, 2020
Author Allen Smith

You'll learn how to

  • Pros and cons of different connection methods
  • The connection method best suited for some typical applications
  • Where to find detailed information about any connection method
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Things used in this guide


This guide requires a connection to ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are utilizing the hosted Foundation server.

This guide could also be run through with a downloadable trial, but some instructions could require modification.

Software components:
Previous knowledge

Choose a Connectivity Method