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HiveMQ codecentric Partnership Announcement

Solingen/Landshut, Germany, Novemer 18 2019

In 2020, there will be around 20 billion connected devices on the Internet of Things (IoT). The open-source MQTT protocol has become the leading standard for the exchange of data between IoT devices, machines and applications. To bring codecentric customers first-class know-how and consulting in the area of MQTT data exchange, applications, and implementation, codecentric AG has decided to partner with HiveMQ. The HiveMQ MQTT broker is the most secure and scalable broker of its kind and will enable joint customers to connect hundreds of thousands to millions of devices and apps. In addition, a wealth of MQTT knowledge will be shared in the form of training courses and joint content offerings.

With this partnership and the resulting consulting expertise, codecentric AG expands its technology portfolio in the field of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). An integration of HiveMQ into the open-source project Apache PLC4X™ initiated by codecentric for the IIoT is also planned.

Both the Solingen-based and the Landshut-based software firms have been actively involved in open-source software since their foundation. HiveMQ has played a major role in the OASIS standardization of MQTT as well as providing an open-source HiveMQ community version.

"We are very excited about our partnership with codecentric, which will make it easier for our mutual customers to develop and deploy successful IoT solutions," said Christian Götz, CEO of HiveMQ. "The partnership gives our joint customers the opportunity to use codecentric's implementation services to build MQTT-based IoT solutions with HiveMQ. Both companies will work together to ensure that each customer achieves the business goals for their IoT project."

Jens Deters, MQTT expert and branch manager codecentric in Nürnberg, is also excited about the partnership: "It's great to have HiveMQ, one of the world's leading providers of data exchange on the Internet of Things, as a partner at our side. The consulting expertise and experience of codecentric and first-class MQTT know-how of HiveMQ complement each other perfectly. This lets us take our mutual Industrial IoT customers to the next level".

About HiveMQ

HiveMQ is based in Landshut (near Munich) and is one of the world's leading companies for connecting machines, devices, and applications in the Industrial IoT. The company has developed the HiveMQ platform that is based on the IoT standard communication protocol MQTT. HiveMQ ensures absolutely secure and highly available data transmission between connected devices and the cloud at all times. Currently, a team of 28 employees works on individual solutions that connect millions of devices and apps for production processes in smart factories and the development of Industry 4.0, logistics, connected cars, and other IoT solutions. The largest technology innovation leaders can be found among HiveMQ’s 120+ international customers.

About codecentric

As an expert in agile and individual software developments, codecentric AG has been pioneering innovative technologies in Germany for 14 years. The firm combines innovative technologies and sophisticated methods for and with its customers from all industries - the foundation for a successful digital appearance. codecentric’s extensive project portfolio ranges from cloud-native, smart data & AI to IT integration, information security, and application performance management.

codecentric helps companies act sustainably, quickly, and flexibly on the market and enables them to keep their IT value chain stable, secure, and always available. As a trustworthy, pragmatic, and experienced partner, codecentric AG supports companies on their way to digital transformation and, together with them, finds the best solution for their digitization projects. More information can be found on

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