An Edge App is a single Edge device service or a collection of multiple Edge device services, which together perform a business use-case when installed and running on an Edge device. An App consists of a list of defined Edge services.

Edge Apps and Platform Edge Apps

Edge Apps are developed to address a specific connectivity or edge use-case, for example communicating with a specific set of devices or with a special protocol. The Platform Edge Apps are pre-developed applications from the Building X platform team, that are built and maintained by internal teams and ensure that required functionality is provided as supportive Platform Edge App.

Edge App (left) and Platform Edge App (right)