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  • The Preferred Edge IoT Plug and Play Ecosystem-Enabled Open Software Platform

    EdgeX Foundry is a highly flexible and scalable open source software framework that facilitates interoperability between devices and applications at the IoT Edge


EdgeX Foundry is an open source, vendor neutral, Edge IoT middleware platform, under the LF Edge umbrella.

It collects data from sensors (i.e. “things”) at the Edge and acts as a dual transformation engine sending and receiving data to and from enterprise, cloud, and on-premise applications. EdgeX enables autonomous operations and intelligence (AI) at the Edge.


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Why EdgeX?


Preferred open platform for the edge

With millions of container downloads, supported by a growing community of developers and vendors creating an ecosystem of interoperable components.

Maximize choice

EdgeX Foundry is open source and vendor neutral which provides more options relative to proprietary solutions.  Silicon, HW, OS, SW and Cloud agnostic.

Focus on value add

Plug and play distributed microservices software architecture enables users/developers to focus on value creation. Ability to add your own analytics and connectors.

Reduce cost, risk and time to market

Leverage community resources, simplify the integration of new and legacy devices/applications and avoid creating your own middleware.

Support Innovation

Key enabler for community collaboration and creation of next generation secure, intelligent (AI/ML), low latency and autonomous edge solutions for any use case.

Realize edge computing benefits

Ensure security and reduce transmission costs by processing locally and by exposing selected data to the Cloud. Achieve real-time results despite intermittent connectivity and simplify OT/IT integration.

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See how EdgeX is being used to transform businesses across a range of industries


Discover why industry leaders choose EdgeX

See global companies including Accenture, TIBCO and Thundersoft talk about their use of EdgeX

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"We've made our virtualization solutions compatible with EdgeX releases because we believe they will have a central role in our industry's future."

Joel Vincent
VP Marketing, ZEDEDA

"The EdgeX platform will significantly reduce the R&D investment required to create a majority of the industrial IoT applications required in the market today."

Tom McKinney
Director Engineering Services and business development, HMS Networks

"EdgeX Foundry is the key component of Beechwoods IoT gateway solution that allows our customers to engage confidently in edge computing technology."

Brad Kemp
President, Beechwoods Software

EdgeX is supported by LF Edge members including:

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