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Microsoft Azure IoT Hub alternative: move to Rayven

Rayven, 31 March 2023

Microsoft Azure IoT Hub is a popular platform for managing IoT data and building customs solutions, but businesses may be concerned about recent changes, including the discontinuation of the Azure IoT Hub Basic and the introduction of new pricing structures. For those looking for an alternative, Rayven may be the solution.

Rayven's customisable and scalable, integrated data, AI + IoT platform for industry. User-friendly interfaces, advanced real-time data integration, and prebuilt use case-specific applications, industrial businesses can quickly monitor, manage, and optimise their operations, teams, and assets.

Looking for something more than Azure IoT Hub? Here's some reasons to switch to Rayven's integrated data, AI + IoT platform:

    • Upgraded tools - Our platform comes fully-featured, making it a complete platform that offers not just IoT features, but those also found in data platforms and AI platforms. Think advanced visualizations, machine learning, and ETL data capabilities all included in the (cheaper) price.
    • Customisable IoT solutions - One of the key benefits of Rayven is its highly-customisable approach to IoT solutions. Unlike many other platforms that offer limited customisation options, Rayven provides businesses with the ability to tailor their IoT solutions to their unique needs. With a range of drag-and-drop widgets, users can easily build complex workflows and visualizations that can be customised to suit specific business requirements. This flexibility can help businesses to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and increase overall productivity.
    • Easy device management at-scale - Our platform offers the ability to easily manage thousands of devices. From individual assets, through to groups, classes, teams, sites, or organisation-wide - manage the devices you need, anywhere, anytime.
    • Industry-specific use cases - Rayven has a strong focus on industrial IoT use cases, with pre-built templates and applications for a range of industries, including manufacturing, energy, utilities, and more. This makes it easier for businesses in these industries to get started with the platform and quickly see the benefits.
    • Predictive analytics + machine learning included - Our platform offers advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities that can help businesses to gain deeper insights into their real-time IoT data all-in-one. Users can perform complex data analysis in the platform and build predictive models that can be used to drive business outcomes.
    • Comprehensive security + compliance - Another key benefit of our platform is its comprehensive security and compliance features. With built-in encryption, authentication, and access controls, businesses can be confident that their data is secure and protected against cyber threats.
    • Seamless integration with existing systems - Rayven offers a range of integration capabilities that enable businesses to connect their IoT devices and data with other systems and applications. This allows for more advanced analytics and automation, as well as easier collaboration and data sharing.
    • Cost-savings - Rayven offers a competitive pricing structure that is more affordable than many other IoT platforms on the market. By using Rayven, businesses can potentially save on infrastructure costs, while gaining valuable insights and improving their overall efficiency.
    • Simplicity + ease-of-use - Rayven's platform has a user-friendly interface that makes it easy for businesses to set up and start using the platform right away. With pre-built analytics, businesses can quickly gain insights into their IoT assets without needing to have specialised technical knowledge or expertise.
    • Flexible + scalable - Our platform offers flexibility and scalability to businesses of all sizes, from small start-ups to large enterprises. The platform allows businesses to start small and grow their IoT deployments as needed, without worrying about infrastructure or capacity constraints.
    • Excellent support + customer service - Rayven offers excellent support and customer service to its users. The platform's team of experts is available to help users with any questions or issues they may have 24/7 and is included in your licensing costs as-standard. We also offer free access to our Rayven Knowledge Base.

Microsoft Azure IoT Hub is a great platform, as long as you have the team, pockets, technical understanding, and time needed to manage, scale and develop the platform to create what you need.

For those that are looking for ease-of-use, speed, and a complete, all-in-one SaaS platform with all the functionality and capabilities that you'll ever need baked-in, then a move to Rayven's integrated data, AI + IoT platform would be wise. With its seamless integration capabilities, advanced analytics and machine learning, and comprehensive security features, our platform enables you to build the industrial applications and IoT solutions you need, simply.

Speak to us today to find out more and discover how you can get started.


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