What are some alternatives?
When comparing iKnode and Built.io Backend, you can also consider the following products
Backendless - Backendless is a mobile Backend as a Service (mBaaS) platform.
Parse (Updated) - Parse with five new products, live from F8
convertigo - Convertigo offers mobile backend as a service for creating and deploying business mobile applications.
AWS Mobile Services - Storage, Analytics, Push Notif. & SMS Delivery SDKs
AnyPresence - AnyPresence is an Enterprise Backend as a Service for mobile app development and API augmentation.
Appcelerator Titanium - Appcelerator Open Source