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MQTT for Azure

Unlock the Potential of IoT with EMQX on Azure

Unlock the full potential of MQTT 5.0 with our top-notch service alternative to Azure IoT Hub, built on EMQX, the #1 open source MQTT Broker. No vendor lock-in.

Unlock the Potential of IoT with EMQX on Azure

Built on EMQX

The Leader in Open Source MQTT Broker


Connected IoT Devices


Docker Pulls


Active Clusters


Enterprise Customers

EMQX Cloud vs. Azure IoT Hub

Azure IoT HubEMQX Cloud
Client-server model involves a tight coupling between devices and cloud applications. Utilizes the MQTT model with a publish-subscribe approach, separating publishers and subscribers.
Offers limited feature support for MQTT v3.1.1 and MQTT v5, with no plans for additional feature support. Ensures 100% compliance with MQTT 3.1, 3.1.1, and 5.0 standards, allowing seamless integration with all MQTT clients.
Imposes vendor lock-in through proprietary client SDKs. Offers over 30 open-source MQTT client SDKs.
Use static, predefined topics that can not be changed. Allows customers to define any topics according to the actual scenario.
Lacks support for cloud-to-device broadcasts and device-to-device communication. Supports device-to-device communication and mutual communication between devices and the cloud, based on the publisher and subscriber mode.

Seamless IoT Data Ingestion into Azure using EMQX

EMQX makes it easy to move MQTT messages into Azure Event Hubs. With the simple SQL-based rule engine, you can effortlessly filter, extract, enrich, and transform the messages before they are ingested into various Azure services, such as AI/ML, Cosmos DB, Data Lake, Analytics, and more.

Seamless IoT Data Ingestion into Azure using EMQX


Fully MQTT 5.0 Support

Fully MQTT 5.0 Support

100% compliant with MQTT v5.0 standards.

All Quality of Service Levels 0,1 and 2.

Compatible with all the MQTT client SDKs.

Scalability and Performance

Scalability and Performance

Connect millions of IoT devices effortlessly.

Ingest 1 million MQTT messages per second.

High availability with multiple availability zones.

Security and Access Control

Security and Access Control

AWS IAM for secure access control.

JWT Token authentication.

Fine-grained Access Control.

Flexibility and Integration

Flexibility and Integration

SQL-based rule engine and Flow Designer.

Integrate with AWS Kinesis and MSK(Kafka).

Integrate with AWS RDS (Aurora, MySQL).

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