Open-source and vendor-agnostic

The Kaa IoT Platform is so unlike a typical platform-as-a-service that binds you to its vendor’s ecosystem and holds key technology out of your reach. With Kaa, you have full access to the source code, no usage fees, and unlimited flexibility of deployment. The platform is also designed for broad compatibility with all kinds of open and commercial hardware, connectivity protocols, and data management solutions.

Kaa IoT Platform

Key features and capabilities

End-to-end IoT development toolkit

  • Sensor and telemetry data collection
  • Remote provisioning & firmware upgrades
  • Remote system monitoring
  • Device management
  • Messaging across devices
  • Smart events, alerts, and notifications
  • Edge computing

Flexible deployment, integration and security

  • Private, public, and mixed cloud deployment
  • Microservice architecture
  • Open integration interfaces
  • End-to-end data security
  • Elastic, zero-downtime scalability
  • High availability deployment with no SPOF
  • Secure user identity management

Perfect foundation for your private, enterprise-grade IoT cloud

Any company can use the Kaa IoT Platform to implement a fully functional, 100% owned IoT cloud and use its unique capabilities:

  • Superior performance on a private cluster

  • Full control over features and modules

  • Unlimited freedom of 3rd party integrations

  • Easy customization and upgrade

  • Top-level security and data privacy

IoT platforms comparison: open-source (Kaa IoT) vs. commercial (IoT PaaS) platforms

IoT PaaSKaa IoT Platform
Technology ownershipYou rent a bedYou own the house
Code controlProprietary and opaqueOpen-source and transparent
Cost of ownershipAnnual fee + usage fee + services + supportServices + support
Deployment3-rd party cloudComplete freedom: on-premises, cloud, hosted, hybrid
Scalability and securityLimited visibility and controlFull visibility and control
New featuresLimited control, slow response (reportedly weeks to months)Absolute control (open-source), continuous integration, under a week typical response
End-to-end solutionFill in the gaps yourself or engage with a VAR / 3-rd partyTurnkey, custom solution enablement
Vendor expertisePaaSFull stack: embedded development to data analytics, machine learning, visualization, etc.
Talent attractionChallenging due to the proprietary nature of the platformStraightforward due to the open source and reuse of proven and widely adopted open-source components
Professional servicesExpensive, shared, on-demand resourcesDedicated team; proven and cost-efficient development methodology

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