Get started using the UI

Welcome to the Cumulocity IoT user documentation!

Read about the concepts behind Cumulocity IoT and get detailed advice on using our standard applications (Cockpit, Device Management and Administration) as well as various optional services.

If you are new to Cumulocity IoT, you might want to learn about the architecture, technical concepts and domain models behind Cumulocity IoT. The Concepts guide serves as a starting point for anyone technically interested in our IoT platform.

User guides

Check out the following user guides which might serve as a starting point:

Guide Content
User guide The User guide is the main reference for working with our platform via the UI and provides in-depth explanation on all aspects of the Cumulocity IoT default applications (Administration, Cockpit and Device Management).
Device integration tutorials Check out our Device integration tutorials if you are looking for step-by-step instructions on integrating various demo devices, for example for proof-of-concept purposes in your Cumulocity IoT environment.
Cumulocity IoT Edge Learn how to install, run and operate Cumulocity IoT Edge, the local version of Cumulocity IoT.

If you are looking for more detailed information on device integration using supported device protocols like LWM2M or OPC UA, refer to the Protocol integration guide.


Visit the Software AG Learning portal where you can find helpful eLearning material to get started:

Cumulocity IoT Basic is a self-paced training which provides a jump-start into the Cumulocity IoT platform offering in the Software AG clouds. Short videos followed by hands-on labs on your free trial Cumulocity IoT tenant provide fundamental knowledge on how you can connect and manage your remote assets, use powerful analytics to derive insights and incorporate them into your business processes using the Cumulocity IoT platform.

Additional resources

For more information and resources, see also Additional resources.