What is Mainflux?#

Mainflux is modern, scalable, secure open source and patent-free IoT cloud platform written in Go.

It accepts user and thing connections over various network protocols (i.e. HTTP, MQTT, WebSocket, CoAP), thus making a seamless bridge between them. It is used as the IoT middleware for building complex IoT solutions.



  • Protocol bridging (i.e. HTTP, MQTT, WebSocket, CoAP)
  • Device management and provisioning
  • Fine-grained access control
  • Platform logging and instrumentation support
  • Container-based deployment using Docker