ThingWorx Kepware Edge

Product Overview

ThingWorx Kepware Edge allows the most valuable features of KEPServerEX to be deployed in Linux-based environments, enabling connectivity directly at the site of the machine, device, or sensor. The product utilizes secure, efficient, and IoT-ready protocols such as OPC UA or MQTT to connect to local, remote, and cloud-based applications or platforms. ThingWorx Kepware Edge offers flexible deployment of valuable Kepware functionality for improved connectivity to geographically distributed devices and machines.

ThingWorx Kepware Edge features native connectivity to ThingWorx, the leading Industrial IoT platform. By connecting to ThingWorx, users can quickly and programmatically add rich context to their industrial data and transform it into useful insights.

Business Value

Connecting remote devices is notoriously difficult. Engineers contend with unreliable connections, legacy protocols, complex security requirements, and proprietary networks. ThingWorx Kepware Edge enables users to deploy out-of-the-box connectivity at the edge of their networks.


ThingWorx Kepware Edge Requirements

  • Linux operating system and commands
  • Command line interfaces
  • Command line or API utilities, such as Postman or cURL
  • ThingWorx Platform (if used)
  • OPC UA configuration and connectivity (if used)
  • MQTT Client interfaces and connectivity (if used)


  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • x86-64 CPU Architecture
  • Latest Linux Standard Base (LSB) package
  • Java Runtime Environment for MQTT

License Server Requirements

Working Knowledge of:

  • Linux operating systems and commands
  • Command line interfaces
  • Certificate management and authentication


  • CentOS version 7 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • OpenJDK 11.0 or greater
  • Minimum of 4 GB of RAM for the host
  • Python3

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