Introducing EMQ X Cloud on Microsoft Azure

EMQ, the leader of open-source and cloud-native distributed MQTT broker for IoT, is pleased to announce that EMQ X Cloud is now available on Microsoft Azure.

EMQ X Cloud is a fully managed MQTT service built on the worldwide used open-source MQTT broker — EMQ X, which has more than 10 million downloads and hundreds of thousands of deployments around the globe.

EMQ X Cloud helps our users carry out their IoT projects with MQTT in a simple way, without the burden of deploying and managing the self-managed MQTT service in multiple regions of the cloud.

A Fully Managed, Cloud-Native MQTT Service

EMQ X Cloud is a fully managed, cloud-native MQTT service based on the world’s leading open source distributed MQTT broker. EMQ X Cloud deploys and manages the MQTT broker cluster for you. Scaling & upgrading your service can be achieved with just a single click.

Connect Any Device

100% MQTT compliant. Supports MQTT v3.1, v3.1.1, and v5.0 as well as other protocols such as MQTT over WebSocket, COAP, LwM2M, MQTT-SN, etc.

Data Security & Privacy

  • Ensure data security with MQTT over TLS/SSL or QUIC
  • Authenticate with LDAP, JWT, PSK, and X.509 certificates.
  • Data privacy protection complies with EU GDPR.

Business-Critical Reliability

Designed for high availability and scalability. Supports up to 10 million devices connections. Perfect service monitoring and early warning.

Multi-Cloud Support

EMQ X Cloud deploys MQTT broker on the cloud platform of your choice. No vendor lock-in risks.

Cloud-Edge Collaboration

EMQ X Cloud supports collaboration with EMQ X Edge stack. Help move data from device to edge gateway and finally to the cloud.

3 Steps to Deploy EMQ X Cloud in Azure

After completing the registration on the website, we can have a fully managed MQTT 5.0 service in Azure with one-click operation.

Select Plan

Select Azure and Region

Confirm and Deploy

Integrate Everything with an IoT Rule Engine

Rule Engine

EMQ X Cloud provides a powerful built-in IoT Rule Engine to extract, filter, enrich, and transform IoT data in real-time. Write SQL to process data quickly and flexibly, simplify application development and accelerate business delivery.

Process Data

In addition, with the support of the rule engine, EMQ X Cloud can realize data collection, filtering, conversion, calculation and persistence with a small amount of coding. It can also forward the message to other message servers such as Kafka, RDS, InfluxDB, and MongoDB through rule configuration.

Integrate Everything

EMQ X Cloud supports integrating with most popular data stores, data analysis systems and message queues such as Kafka, Pulsar, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, ClickHouse, RabbitMQ, etc.

Easily integrate IoT data with Kafka, RDS, various SQL/NoSQL/time-series databases, and enterprise systems such as Oracle and SAP. Help achieve rapid application integration and business innovation.

Start your IoT business with EMQ X Cloud

Users from all walks of life can flexibly use EMQ X Cloud to build a first-class IoT application platform. EMQ X Cloud serves as the transmission channel of the real-time data collected by devices and gateways in various IoT scenarios. After the data is filtered, converted, and calculated through its own rule engine, the data is distributed to cloud applications and data pools to help customers better analyze Process data and provide the best solution.


  • Smart Home
  • AIoT

If you have any comments about our service or encounter any problems during the use, please send an email to, and our service team will provide enthusiastic one-on-one support!

To learn more about the EMQ X Cloud service, please click here for more information.

EMQ X Cloud on GCP will be coming soon

EMQ is committed to providing a messaging engine of the Internet of Everything for all industries in the 5G era. In addition to the updated Azure platform, more mainstream cloud platforms have been incorporated into our research and development plan, which will meet with you soon. EMQ is willing to work with users to build competitive IoT platforms and applications for the future.

About EMQ Technologies Co., Ltd

EMQ, founded in 2017, is an open-source data infrastructure software provider for IoT. EMQ delivers the world’s leading open-source MQTT message broker and stream processing database, provides a one-stop solution for real-time IoT data movement, stream processing, and data analytics.

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EMQ is an open-source IoT data infrastructure software provider, delivering the world’s leading open-source MQTT message broker and stream processing database.