nio licensing

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Free: limited availability

Individual

An introductory plan for developers to begin prototyping digital transformation with nio.

  • Limited availability trial *Get started building with nio for free for a limited time!
  • Non-production useLicensed for individual exploration, prototyping, and non-production environment use
  • nio LITEA lightweight nio binary great for prototyping and early stage individual use. (excludes Team & Enterprise features)
  • PubkeeperUse of nio’s protocol agnostic communications broker
  • 1 nio systemnio’s way of grouping devices, sensors, and data that work cooperatively for a common purpose
  • 1 managed nio cloud instanceA cloud container with 512MB of RAM running nio--ready for you to explore your ideas!
  • 5 self-managed distributed nio instancesnio is built to empower distributed systems. Install and run nio on up to 5 of your own clouds, devices, and machines
  • Forum and chat supportSupport from the niolabs team and the community to build awesome nio systems!

nio LITE
A lightweight nio binary great for prototyping and individual use. (excludes Team & Enterprise features).

nio Systems
nio’s way of grouping devices, sensors, and data that work cooperatively for a common purpose.

nio cloud instances
A cloud container with 512MB of RAM running nio--ready for your next big idea!

Self-managed nio instances
Install and run nio on up to 5 of your own clouds, devices, and machines.

*Credit card required for user authentication only

Team

Robust team license that encourages collaboration to build production solutions.

  • Commercial useLicensed for use within a commercial environment
  • Full nio binariesEnterprise empowered features
  • Scalable system requirementsCustomize the number of systems and cloud-hosted/self-managed nio instances to meet your architecture needs
  • Team sharingMulti-user systems and management for teams large and small
  • Premium support, training, and services Access to nio experts for on-boarding, solution architecture, and continued support of your team

nio Full binary
Enterprise empowered features.

Enterprise

Customizable plans to transform your operations at any scale.

  • Everything in Team, plus:
  • Custom nio binariesVersions of nio optimized for your use case & hardware
  • nio white labelingnio as a silent enabler for your next big product
  • Embed nio directly within product offeringsShip existing or future product offerings with nio strategically at the core
  • Dedicated support, training, and servicesDedicated nio experts for on-boarding, solution architecture, and continued support of your team

FAQs

How do I get started?
We provide a trial with the Individual license for you to prototype your ideas. Included with this limited availability trial are several resources intended to quickly get you comfortable using the platform.
Workshops
Documentation
For teams and enterprise customers, we have dedicated licensing packages and resources to help to get you and your team immediate value from your investment.
What can I use nio for?

nio is a software platform that facilitates and simplifies the creation of distributed systems. nio makes it easier to do useful things with connected computers and sensors embedded EVERYWHERE--the cloud, your office, the factory floor, your fleets, etc. In general, a computer can be programmed to do pretty much anything. The trick is figuring out how to program it, then managing the raw constraints, scaling, and secure coordination of multiple computers. nio provides a consistent platform and powerful engine to do these things, world-class developer or not. We’d like to think you’re only limited by your imagination.

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What is team sharing?
We believe digital transformation won’t happen in IT silos. Team and enterprise plans come with robust features to collaboratively and securely build your distributed digital systems by allowing users to be invited and grouped into teams to work on shared systems in the nio System Designer. Check out our documentation on Organizations for more details.
Why is a credit card required on a free plan?
Due to the downloadable nature of our software, a credit card is required for verification of any new users. Your credit card will not be charged for the individual license unless you manually choose to upgrade at some point in the future.
What forms of payment can I use?

The following credit & debit cards are accepted: American Express ®, Discover ®, JCB ®, MasterCard ®, or Visa ®

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