IOT platforms/ESB/Middlewere for small companies

Hello Community, i wanted a thread going where we can collect all kind of IOT platforms out there that suits small companies/startups, so there is a need for “client” management. (one client can have one or several devices)

I have been looking in and testing all the major services, Azure, AWS, Xively, Google cloud, but they all ended up pretty expensive in the end and they have a high learning curve for no programmers.
I am not a stranger to actually pay money for a service that i need, but for my user case all the paid services out there dont scale good with my user case and in the end affect my product negative, so i started to look for other options.

Free platforms:

  Sitewhere{
    Graphical interface: Yes
    Client management: Yes
    Dashboard: Kind of, but can interface with third part. 
    Email service: No, but can interface with twillio. 
    Local installation: Yes
    Tutorial: There are some information on their google group: https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/sitewhere
    Learning curve: Easy }
    
    Thingspeak{
    Graphical interface: Yes
    Client management: No
    Dashboard: Yes, built in
    Email service: No, but can interface with twillio. 
    Local installation: Yes
    Tutorial: https://www.hackster.io/15223/thingspeak-particle-photon-using-webhooks-dbd96c
    Learning curve: Easy }
    
    Kaa{
    Graphical interface: Yes
    Client management: Yes
    Dashboard: Yes, built in
    Email service: Dont know
    Tutorial: Still looking, 
    Local installation: Yes
    Learning curve: Hard }
    
    WSO2{
    Graphical interface: Yes
    Client management: Yes
    Dashboard: Yes, built in
    Email service: Dont know
    Local installation: Yes
    Tutorial: Still looking, 
    Learning curve: Hard }
    
    Zetta{
    Graphical interface: Dont know
    Client management: Don’t know
    Tutorial: Still looking, 
    Dashboard: Dont know
    Email service: Dont know
    Local installation: Yes
    Learning curve: Hard, I don’t like their website, it don’t really explain or
    show what to do with Zetta }

    influxdata{
    Graphical interface: Dont know
    Client management: Don’t know
    Dashboard: Yes graphs, 
    Email service: They have an alert system (kapacitator) which can be configured to do so. 
    Tutorial: https://community.particle.io/t/data-visualisations/20110/8
    Local installation: Yes
    Learning curve: Hard }


    **Free but limited feature:** (you will have to upgrade sooner or later) 
    
    Mule
    Fuse ESB 
    Talend ESB
    openESB

If anyone knows WSO2 or Kaa, or Zetta i am much interested in getting some good tutorials for particle products for this platforms. Also please help me extend the list if you feel i have missed some.

BR
Emilkl

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